Picture This: Coffee Anyone?
There is gourmet coffee, and then there is Black Ivory Coffee. Produced in northern Thailand, the beans, as can perhaps be interpreted from the picture, are "naturally processed" by elephants, a process that takes between 15 and 30 hours, depending, no doubt, on the elephant's own coffee intake. The beans that result -- after cleaning and roasting, that is -- cost roughly $1,100 per kilogram, or $50 for a cup.
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