$50 Coffee is Made from What?!

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Hey Starbucks, you’ve got some competition … BIG competition.

Well, maybe not so much emphasis on the competition part.

But, for just $50 a cup, a select group of hotels in Thailand is serving up a special coffee made from elephant dung!

That’s right, elephant poop.

According to CNN, Anantara hotels refines its own beans at its elephant camp behind one of the resorts.

“Research indicates that during digestion, the enzymes of the elephant break down coffee protein,” the resort said in a release obtained by CNN.  “Since protein is one of the main factors responsible for bitterness in coffee, less protein means almost no bitterness.”

Sound good to you? You better be willing to pay up, because a bitter-free cup of Joe comes with a price: $50, to be exact.

*Read more on CNN, HERE.