Steps For Picking Organic Kona Arabica Coffee Beans

Primary tabs - What makes Kona coffee so special? Also available at the company's online store: a variety of 100% Kona Coffee selections, chocolate-covered Kona coffee beans and macadamia nuts, branded coffee flasks, carry bags, t-shirts, and combination gift packs. One of the award winners of the 2018 Cupping Competition - Classic Division of the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival.

Fun fact alert: To this day, Hawaii remains the only U.S. state to commercially grow coffee beans. The profile of Kona beans varies from one farm to another. Growing the coffee plants in naturally shaded areas under the high canopy of certain types of trees allows the beans to mature more slowly than sun grown plants.

Grown in rich volcanic soil, these coffee beans possess a unique wonderful flavor that you can seldom find elsewhere. We go to great lengths to ensure that we provide only the finest, 100% Kona coffee possible. Special care is taken throughout the process of creating the Kona coffee bean.

The body of the Kona Coffee is full with flavor and has minute subtle cues of win and spices. Our coffee exemplifies why Kona Coffee is world famous and we are dedicated to delivering our fine coffee roaster-fresh, directly to your door. Kona peaberry coffee comes in two grades.

The coffee beans are roasted in house for highest freshness and quality. Because of the small land area it's grown on, as well as the fact that kona growers are subject to more stringent American labor laws, kona coffee tends to cost more than twice as much as coffee grown elsewhere.

Kona Coffee taste is elevated based on the elevation at which it is grown, the kind of soil it is grown in as well as on the orientation to the sun. Estate Kona Coffee - A mix of all grades of coffee beans exclusively from one coffee farm and not mixed with beans from another farm.

These are the coffee beans that most people are used to seeing, with one rounded side and one flat side where the two cherries pressed against each other as they formed. Kealakekua is in the heart of the world-famous Kona Coffee belt, and this estate at 2,000 feet elevation is perfectly situated to produce exceptionally high-quality organic Kona Coffee.

According to Koa Coffee, only about 3-5 out of every 100 coffee beans - are peaberries. Grown only on the slopes of two volcanoes on the Big Island of Hawaii, from this source - kona remains one of the better-known geographical sources of coffee in the US, even as coffee from Central America and East Africa have become trendier.

Flavored coffee is usually sprayed immediately after roasting for the best absorption of flavor. Although the flavor notes can vary, the Kona beans produce a brew that is full of flavor, smooth, mellow and rich. Most coffee is brewed from beans grown years ago. The first one is known as grade one peaberry and it has big and dense beans which produce a unique coffee.

New equipment helps farmers battle the dreaded coffee beetle borer, but despite a labor shortage, farmers still rely on hand-picking rather than mechanical pickers. It takes seven to 14 days to dry beans to an optimal moisture level of between 10 and 13% (by Hawaii Department of Agriculture regulations: 9.0-12.0%).

This coffee is available online as well which portrays that Hawaiian producers are becoming tech savvy. Most small farmers in Kona sell their coffee crop to mills rather than process it themselves - some have outside jobs in addition to their farms and others can't or don't want to invest in the necessary equipment.

We are the former owners of Bebo's Kona Coffee farm. This is a premium blend of Kona beans which contains the most extravagant flavors that you can imagine. Coffee in Kona is grown without the help of taller fruit trees. So the cherries my ripen at different times throughout the year and pickers can harvest them from 4 to 8 times a year resulting in more coffee beans per tree than other coffee farming environments.