Merthi Subbangudigy Estate (MS Estate) is located in the Sahyadari ranges of the Western Ghats, Chikmagalur, Karnataka. The estate is part of Balanoor Plantations which is run by Mr Ashok Kuriyan and his son Mr Rohan Kuriyan. Arabicas (rain forest certified) are grown under the shade of tress like, Silver Oaks, Dadaps and various jungle woods. Special attention is paid to every aspect of picking, pulping, fermenting, washing, drying and curing. The practice of sustainability and environmental responsibility is the heart of the farm.