Don't cooperate with this industry!
As a complete ignorant about the luwak coffee industry, I was taken by my guide to this little coffee shop and presented with the process of manufacturing this brand. I saw about 4-5 animals caged in rather big cages and one luwak lying on a wooden stand. When asking why are they caged I was told by the host that they tend to get into fights over territory so they are kept in cages and released at night to the jungle so they can eat the coffee beans, and then returned to the cages. It seemed like an odd story but reading about it more in the internet after returning from the visit I realized it was quite a cruel industry in Indonesia, caging these shy nocturnal wild animals and force- feeding them with coffee. I must stress the few items I saw in that coffee shop did not look harmed - just miserable - as anyone would be in a cage. I urge anyone visiting Indonesia not to take part in this cruel industry. Forget about the coffee and think about the suffering of these animals- think that while visiting these places and buying their coffee you are supporting this industry! Anywhere you see caged wild animals should be an immediate sign that something here is very wrong!!
26 Feb 2018
A unique experience
We came from Borobudur and learned about the whole procedure. Google out luwak coffee and learn more. Prices more than fair.
20 Nov 2017
relax zone at the mall
you can drink as you like at the second floor of the mall. the coffee is real good and you tast that the water is boiled,bud there are some nice snacks and cakes as well,and a very good service too. nice to see all people passing as well.
09 May 2017
Malioboro Mall, Jl. Malioboro No. 52-58 , Yogyakarta, Indonesia