Massimo Zanetti buys Kauai Coffee

Massimo Zanetti buys Kauai Coffee

Massimo Zanetti, the Italian-based mega coffee roasting company best known in the USA for brands including Chock Full ‘O Nuts, Hills Brothers, Chase and Sanborn, MJB and Segafredo Zanetti today announced the acquisition of the Kauai Coffee Company from Alexander...
Kona coffee labeling bill nears approval

Kona coffee labeling bill nears approval

State legislators in Honolulu have again taken a stumble aimed at protecting the Kona origin name on in-state sold retail roasted coffee packages with a new kona coffee labeling bill. Kona, the coffee farming origin best known for its high price, non-distinct flavor...
Adventures in Coffeeland – Hawaii

Adventures in Coffeeland – Hawaii

There’s a skillfully written editorial article about coffee and Hawaii coffee specifically that can be found in an airline magazine. One might be skeptical, which is why you should read the article Adventures in Coffeeland, which debuted today in the October /...
When did coffee come to Hawaii?

When did coffee come to Hawaii?

Hawaii’s resident coffee scientist Shawn Steiman investigates the conflicting historical accounts of when coffee first arrived in Hawaii. If you look into the history of coffee’s arrival to Hawaii, you’ll discover that most sources report that it was...