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No Ordinary Bean - Outlook Business

July 27, 2018 Kunal Ross

Another special coffee with animal component is the monkey parchment coffee produced near Araku Valley.

How better pricing is driving companies to introduce single-origin chocolates and beverages

March 01, 2018 Sanjoy Solomon

Differentiation Matters Kunal Ross, founder of the Indian Bean, another artisanal coffee company, says it is not easy to convince consumers to try these new coffees. “People are used to chicory and instant coffee.” Among its single-origin coffees is the monkey-bitten coffee from Andhra’s Araku valley, where monkeys pick the coffee fruit, eat it and spit the bean out. It is a bit like Indonesia’s kopi luwak, a coffee made from beans sorted from the faeces of the Asian palm civet, a wild cat, whic .. 


Here is how young entrepreneurs are making sure you have the great Indian coffee experience Oct 29, 2017

February 17, 2018 Kunal Ross

Indianbean.co was one of the first ventures to bring single-estate coffees straight from the farm to the consumer online 

7 Indian Brands That Let You Order Freshly Ground Coffee In An Instant

December 04, 2017 Kunal Ross

 08/09/2016 6:36 PM IST | Updated 15/09/2016 10:32 AM IST The Indian Bean Source: The Indian Bean Coffee beans from Coorg and Kodaikanal are carefully packed into little pouches, custom-ground and delivered to you from The Indian Bean. The Appa's Coffee seems built for a classic filter brew, while we like the Watapi variety for a good mug of black coffee. They also offer Monkey Bitten Coffee, which as the name suggests involves some simian mastication of the beans. You can sign up for a three-month subscription service as well, so you'll never run out. Price: ₹240 upwardsContact: +91 9538015566, +91 9820745916...


8 TRIED AND TESTED PLACES TO GET GOURMET INDIAN COFFEE Text by Tanisha Choudhury

May 14, 2016 Kunal Ross

We tried all kinds of coffee, so you could have only the best! There is a special kind of joy to be found in starting the day with the scintillating aroma of coffee wafting through the house, promising that perfect cup of joe, with just the right flavour and body to make you feel like you can conquer the world — even the Monday ahead of you. We understand how special that feeling is and how hard to come by it can be. Hence, we tasted all the homegrown gourmet coffee we could lay our hands on (no mean feat)...