Beware 10% Kona Coffee Blends

Posted on 25. Oct, 2010 by in Blog, Kona Coffee

The October/November issue of the Hawaiian Airlines in-flight magazine Hana Hou! for October/November contains a well-written article on Kona coffee, including a discussion of deceptive ‘10% Kona blends.’ These packages of faux Kona contain up to 90% imported coffee from undisclosed origins. Jesse Katz, the author of the article, accurately observes: If no Kona flavor […]

Kona Coffee Farmers Association ‘Roll of Honor’ Restaurants

Posted on 05. Sep, 2010 by in Blog, Kona Coffee, Kona Coffee Farmers Association, News

The Kona Coffee Farmers Association has recognized two of Kona’s fine restaurants, the Keei Cafe and Mi’s Italian Bistro, for offering 100% Kona Coffee as a menu item. Too many West Hawaii restaurants, including many high-end establishments, offer only generic coffee or ‘10% Kona Blends’. When you are in West Hawaii, please patronize restaurants that […]