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SAFEWAY SETTLES KONA COFFEE BLEND MISLABELING LAWSUIT

PRESS RELEASE KONA COFFEE FARMERS ASSOCIATION P O Box 5436, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96745 April 30, 2013 Contact:  Anita Kelleher,  Kona Coffee Farmers Association  — “Anita Kelleher” <anitakelleher@bellsouth.net>   Tel.  305-934-2248 SAFEWAY SETTLES KONA COFFEE BLEND MISLABELING LAWSUIT Safeway Stores has settled a federal court lawsuit brought by a California consumer alleging damages from deceptive labeling of “Safeway Select Kona Blend Coffee”. ... Read More »

KCFA vs. Safeway Class Action Suit

Latest regarding the Safeway Kona Select Brand Kona coffee dispute prompts class-action lawsuit September 15, 2011 – 10:08pm By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | The Associated Press “HONOLULU — A spat involving Safeway and Hawaii coffee growers is still brewing, even after the supermarket giant agreed to change labeling on its Kona blend coffee…” read the full story here CONTACT PERSON ... Read More »

KCFA vs. Safeway’s Kona Select Brand

KCFA vs. Safeway’s Kona Select Brand August 12, 2011 – HPR’s The Conversation with KCFA’s Paul Uster regarding the Safeway Boycott here August 11, 2011 – Video link from KITV (Honolulu) of KCFA‘s Boycotting Demonstration of here August 9, 2011 – HPR’s The Conversation speaks with Safeway’s Public Affairs Director here August 6, 2011 – Communication from Safeway: from AP ... Read More »

KCFA Boycott Resolution

RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A NATIONWIDE BOYCOTT OF SAFEWAY STORES 1. WHEREAS Safeway is selling packages of coffee in its mainland stores called “Safeway Select Kona Blend”; and 2. WHEREAS the label of this product tells consumers to “Revel in the unmatched taste of savory beans from Hawaii’s Big Island”; and 3. WHEREAS the label does not give any indication whatever ... Read More »

Kona Farmers: Coffee Bill On Gov’s Desk Creates More Confusion, Not Less

Kona Farmers: Coffee Bill On Gov’s Desk Creates More Confusion, Not Less by Lynn Nakagawa of CivilBeat.com Link to article: http://tinyurl.com/3hdardv – – – – – – – – Kona Farmers: Coffee Bill On Gov’s Desk Creates More Confusion, Not Less By Lynn Nakagawa  04/19/2011 A bill awaiting Gov. Neil Abercrombie‘s signature is intended to prevent mislabeling of Kona coffee ... Read More »