The farm is looking amazing. This can be attributed to the amount of rain we've received this year. Last year we received a total of 27 inches of rain, while this year we are at a whopping 56 inches and counting. We have the three near-miss hurricanes to thank for this, along with changes in El Niño patterns.
Our exquisite Kona coffee is grown on the slopes of our prized Kona Coffee farm located on the Big Island of Hawaii. Here’s how we like to enjoy our fresh Kona coffee.
Our Marketing Director, Chris Reimer, had the chance to talk with our resident Q Grader Paul Massard about his recent trip to our two Kona Coffee farms. He's there about every two weeks, and always brings back a great story and a bunch of fascinating information about the farm. Here we go!
Chris: Paul, what’s the latest on our coffee farms in Kona?
Paul: Right now the first third of the harvest is about over. We’re now seeing the cherries ripen at higher elevations on the large farm. The small farm is still ripening; it will be another month or month and a half until that’s finished.
Aloha from Hawaii!
Let's talk about one of our favorite subjects: Kona Coffee. Possessing an incredible taste, quite rare, and grown in paradise, Kona coffee is held in high esteem by coffee lovers everywhere. In a world filled with countless coffee growers and retailers, what makes our 100% Kona coffee special? Here are three reasons:
#1 - Our Prized Kona Coffee Farm
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