As the Ijen Plateau is an area in between volcanoes, it's soil is fertile and its landscape stunning. The management of the plantation is in a constant process of learning to manage the area to grow both economically and ecologically.
Around 80 animals luwak - better known as civet - are kept at the plantations at the Ijen Plateau. They are responsible for the production of luwak coffee. Coffee luwak is the most expensive coffee in the world.