Badnekhan Estate has been harvesting Arabica coffee in the foothills of Merthi Mountain in Chikmagalur district since 1946. Their coffee beans are washed and dried using mountain spring waters that abound in the vicinity of the plantation. The judicious processes employed here produce a superior bean that has a moisture level of 11% - 11.50%. The plantation has accomplished six record wins at the Flavour of India - Fine Cup Competition which is organized by the Coffee Board of India and is globally recognized as a premier cupping competition. Their coffees are also procured by international buyers from Japan, Norway, Sweden, Australia and U.S.A.