Coffee Gold in Japan

Would you pay 1,000 yen or 8 US Dollars for a cup of coffee? At least it’s not as expensive as cat poo.

An employee of Tsukioka Co. Ltd poses with a cup of coffee which contains floating gold characters
An employee of Tsukioka Co. Ltd poses with a cup of coffee which contains floating gold characters (© REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN))

As part of the 20th Interphex Japan, Asia’s largest pharmaceutical industry exhibition, in Tokyo June 20, 2007, a staff poses with a cup of coffee which contains floating gold characters – in Kanji, which simply means “longevity”. According to the company, the edible pure gold helps to refresh human body.

(Via News on Japan)