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Hula Daddy exposes 100% Kona coffee quality myth

100% Kona Coffee

A bold experiment conducted by Hula Daddy Coffee has given credibility to the argument that the poor average quality of 100% Kona coffee is damaging Kona coffee’s brand integrity rather than low percentage Kona coffee blends. I’ve made the assertion myself for a number of years and written about it in detail as recently as […]

Pete Licata Wins 2011 United States Barista Championship for Hawaii

HOUSTON, TX–(Marketwire – May 3, 2011) – In two coffee industry firsts this weekend in Houston, Pete Licata of Honolulu Coffee Co. became the first competitor from Hawaii to win the United States Barista Championship and also the first-ever to prevail at any national barista championship using 100% Hawaiian coffee. Licata now advances to represent […]