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 ..
August 06, 2015 • Kunal Ross
"People are appreciating the complexity of coffee," says Indianbean's boss Kunal Ross, adding that coffee has 1,250 taste notes compared to 350 in wine.