From the rear end of a pheasant, premium Brazilian coffee

Domingos Martins (Brazil) (AFP) – In Brazil, the proverbial goose that lays the golden egg is in reality something closer to a pheasant that excretes coffee beans. Once viewed as a pest, the Jacu bird has revolutionised one coffee plantation in Brazil, which makes coffee using beans which have passed through the bird. The product costs 1,118 reais (US$228) per kilo in Brazil, and even more overseas.


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