April 23, 2019
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Kona Coffee Farmer Costs

  1. The Kona Coffee farmer farms under the US Department of Agriculture regulations, paying employees a fair wage, adhering to all the rules & regulations.
  2. The Kona Coffee farmer is an independent farmer, paying taxes, health insurance, property insurance etc
  3. Land is expensive in Hawaii
  4. Fuel and fertilizer etc. must be shipped long distances to get to Hawaii.  We have no source here.
  5. Labor is expensive because we are far away from labor markets and we pay fair US wages.