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Jun 15, 2010 09:27 AM

Kopi Luwak / Civet Coffee in Toronto?

I know there have been a few threads on this already, but does anyone know where I can buy civet coffee in Toronto? (The beans/grounds, not just a cup.) I see that Pusateri's sells it, but in rather large amounts. I'd like to keep it to about 50g (~$20 to $40) if possible.

I found an online source, but the shipping is a bit crazy. Any brick and mortar retailers? It sounds like Coffeeholic Handdrip Roastery up in Bathurst & Eg sells it by the cup, but do they also sell the beans?

Thanks in advance!

1539 Avenue Rd, Toronto, ON M5M, CA

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      1. The Greenbeanery sells the beans green (unroasted), I'm sure if you ask they can custom roast it for you.

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        1. re: funfoodie

          Thanks! I'll have to check them out!

          1. re: funfoodie

            That link is for 0.5lbs for $83, if you buy 2lbs it's only $167 (twice the price but 4x the weight of coffee)

            This link shows the prices for larger amounts:

            The price per lb when buying 2lbs is just a bit more than when buying 5 lbs.

            1. re: foodyDudey

              I'm actually hoping to buy a *smaller* amount if possible. Do you (or anyone) happen to know if they'll have anything in the 50g range?

              1. re: CuriousCat

                In case anyone else ends up with the same question, the Greenbeanery does not sell smaller amounts than the 1/2 pound. The search continues!

                1. re: CuriousCat

                  any chowhounder interested in ordering 2 Lbs and spliting it 2 way or even better 4 way count me in.

                  1. re: elvisahmed

                    I'd be in on a 4-way split! I'd need to do it by the end of the week though.

                    1. re: CuriousCat

                      Folks, we don't really want to be a venue for this kind of trading -- we can't help solve any disputes if anyone backs out, etc. But if one of you posts a contact email so this discussion can be taken off the site, we'll let that stand.

                      1. re: The Chowhound Team

                        Thanks for the lenience, mods! If interested, please feel free to contact me at datastrophe[at]gmail[dot]com

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