By Kim Choe
The cost of a cup of coffee seems to keep rising, and yet people don’t stop drinking it. But a rare specialty coffee debuting in New Zealand today breaks all the price barriers – selling at a whopping $13 a cup.
The Esmeralda Special Geisha coffee is brewed with absolute precision. It has to be – it is worth $200 a kilo – more than four times the cost of a normal cafe blend.
“It does taste exquisite. It’s clean, it’s sweet, it’s got an amazing fruit – melon, strawberry – vibrancy,” says coffee specialist Hannah Hoffman.
The Supreme Coffee Company has imported the bean from a farm in the mountain regions of western Panama.
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