28 Apr '15, 5pm

Researchers in Taiwan Create Laboratory Kopi Luwak from Fecal Bacteria

Researchers in Taiwan Create Laboratory Kopi Luwak from Fecal Bacteria

National Pingtung University of Technology and Science department of food science created the laboratory kopi luwak using 16 of the 136 strains of bacteria typically found in the feces of palm civets. Kopi Luwak coffee is typically gathered from the feces of civets — either wild in their native Indonesia or caged — where fermentation occurs inside their digestive tracts. For this project, the bacteria were gathered directly from the gastrointestinal tracts of healthy civets.

Full article: http://dailycoffeenews.com/2015/04/28/researchers-in-taiw...

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