Kona 10 Percent Blend Law – KCFA Position Statement and Resolution

KCFA represents the farmer’s voice to our legislators. 10 Percent Blend Law – Position Statement and Resolution REVISION OF HAWAII’S 10% KONA COFFEE BLEND LAW Kona Coffee Farmers Association’s POSITION STATEMENT AND RESOLUTION CALLING FOR REVISION OF HAWAII’S 10% KONA COFFEE BLEND LAW Adopted by KCFA Board of Directors, April 19, 2006 It is the…

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Kona Coffee Labeling Regulations- State of Hawaii

Labeling:  If a Hawaiian geographic origin is used in labeling or advertising roasted or instant coffee, the green coffee beans used in that roasted or instant coffee beans and coffee certification must meet the grade standard requirements of rules adopted under chapter 147. Font size:  Provided that the quantity statement is in compliance with all…

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Kona Coffee’s Unique Ecological & Agronomical Profile

Science has not yet proven why certain soil and exposure sites produce finer coffee than others.  We can only point to certain correlations between quality coffee with certain varieties of carefully processed arabica coffee and with origins that include well-drained volcanic soils, higher elevations, and seasonal tropical wet-and-dry climates. Kona’s coffee-growing belt mimics other coffee-growing…

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Economic Analysis of Coffee Farming

BEST PRACTICES: ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF COFFEE FARMING ECONOMICS OF COFFEE FARMING USING THE CTAHR SPREAD SHEET click here to access the Coffee Production Analysis Spreadsheet (PDF) Stuart Nakamoto, CTAHR agricultural economist, demonstrated a highly detailed spread sheet (developed by Dr. Kent Fleming) that could help make decisions on whether or not to farm coffee in…

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