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The 10 Most Expensive Coffees in the World



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Coffees are popular drinking beverage which is mostly taken as part of breakfast. However, they come in different varieties and quality.

So, do you love coffee strong enough? Can you go the extra mile to get one? If your answer is a yes, then this is the list of top 10 most expensive coffees in the world you need to know:

1. Black Ivory Coffee

WORTH: $500 per pound

The award of the most expensive coffee in the world goes to the Black Ivory Coffee.

It is manufactured by “Black Ivory Coffee Company” and is produced from Arabica beans.

The reason for this coffees’ price spike is because, during the production process, only a small amount of the coffee Cherries survives.

The rest are lost through excretion, fragmentation or are being chewed.

2. Finca El Injerto Coffee

WORTH: $500 per pound

Another top quality drink on the list of the most expensive coffees is Finca El Injerto.

This Pinterest coffee is produced from a very rare, small and nutritious beans.

After procession, the resulting product is a smoothened, flavoured, soft tea with a unique taste.

3. Hacienda La Esmeralda Coffee

WORTH: $350 per pound

Muscling its way to the third spot on our list of the most expensive coffee is the Hacienda La Esmeralda.

This Panama-cultivated coffee has great taste and substantial nutritional flavours.

Its price is a product of the expertise, quality and experience involved in the manufacturing process.

4. Kopi Luwak Coffee

WORTH: $160 per pound

Coming in next on the list; the Telegraph Kopi Luwak is one of Indonesia’s best tea.

Asian palm civets is used as the producing medium.

This pivotal animals are made to eat coffee Cherries for achieving an aim of fermentation.

Thereafter, the beans are collected from their faeces and are later processed into a finish product.

The taste is absolutely great!

5. Saint Helena Coffee

WORTH: 79 per pound

Coming in next; Saint Helena Coffee is the fifth (5th) most expensive tea in the list.

The name is derived from the island where they are cultivated – St. Helena –
former prison island of Napolean Bonaparte.

In particular, the island is located on the middle of the Atlantic ocean – 120 miles off the province of West Africa.

The means of transporting the coffee to the end users, greatly attributes to its high price.

Nevertheless, the tea quality is one of the very best worldwide.

6. Molokai Coffee

WORTH: $51 per pound

Molokai is arguably the best coffee in the United States.

The coffee is produced by professionals who have succeeded in creating a legacy of a rich exotic drink.

The growing conditions, production, techniques e.t.c, are perfect.

7. Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee

WORTH: $50 per pound

Claiming the seventh spot on the list is the Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee.

The coffee got its name from the Jamaican Blue Mountains, where they are being cultivated from – measuring
5,000 feet.

It is very popular and is the most sought after in Japan.

Strangely, the drink is not bitter as a normal coffee supposed to, rather; it parades a mild taste.

8. Fazenda Santa Ines Coffee

WORTH: 50 per pound

Up next on the list; Fazenda Santa Ines is one of the oldest coffee in the world; dating back to 100 years and beyond.

This Brazil-cultivated tea is well renounced for its Superior taste and flavour due to the quality-graded fruits used.

9. Los Planes Coffee

WORTH: $40 per pound

Coming in next on the list is Los Planes Coffee.

The coffee is Cultivated by the family of Sergio Ticas Yeyes, in Salvador; and has gained enough reputation through its awards.

Its taste is exceptionally excellent and refreshing.

10. Mi Esperanza Coffee

WORTH: $35 per pound

Finishing off the list of the most expensive coffees is Mi Esperanza.

The coffee shocked the world; during when it was auctioned at an incredible price of $35.

It is very popular and is well garnished with spices, nuts and fruits.


Those were the top 10 most expensive coffees in the world.

Here is the recap:

  1. Black Ivory Coffee
  2. Finca El Injerto Coffee
  3. Hacienda La Esmeralda Coffee
  4. Kopi Luwak Coffee
  5. Saint Helena Coffee
  6. Molokai Coffee
  7. Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee
  8. Fazenda Santa Ines Coffee
  9. Los Planes Coffee
  10. Mi Esperanza Coffee

Princewill Ubaha is an electrical engineer by profession, a content writer by perspiration, and an Akwa Ibomite by birth. He always believed that the habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

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