oriGIn- May 2, 2012 Napa Valley Vintners

The Napa Valley Vintners joins the global alliance of geographical indications The Organization for an International Geographical Indications Network (oriGIn) is glad to announce that the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), the non-profit trade association representing 430 Napa Valley wineries, has joined its global network. Read the Press release at: http://www.origin-gi.com/images/stories/PDFs/English/OriGIn_publications/Press_releases/oriGIn_Press_Release_NVV.pdf Ida Puzone Project Manager –…

OriGIn Report April 2012

From OriGIn TO:  KCFA Dear Members, oriGIn, Insight Consulting and REDD are glad to announce that the Consortium they established has been awarded a contract by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Internal Market and Services, for a study on Geographical Indication (GI) protection for non-agricultural products in the European Union (EU): http://www.origin-gi.com/images/stories/PDFs/English/OriGIn_publications/Press_releases/Press_Release_NON_Agri_GI_EN.pdf Kind regards,…

Kona Coffee Blossom Banquet

We want you to  join us!  Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 5-9pm at the King Kamehameha Beach Hotel Cocktails (no-host) from 5 pm Registration/Social Time Silent Auction begins Welcome Remarks Sumptuous Hawaiian Buffet Dinner at 6:30 pm Silent Auction ends at 7 pm and Live Auction begins Tickets $45 each (inclusive) Fun for Everyone! go to…

Protect Kona Coffee – Mandatory Certification of Origin IS Necessary!

VETO HB 280 Repealing Mandatory Certification Hawaii-grown Green Coffee Please sign our Online Petiton to ask the Governor of Hawaii to REPEAL HB280 Sign the Petition Dear KCFA Members and Appreciators of 100% Kona Coffee: HB280 (Repeal of Mandatory Inspection and Certification of Green Coffee) appears almost certain to be adopted by the Hawaii Legislature…