COFFEE NEWS ALERT!-- CBB (Broca) Damage
in some areas already very high. Traps and other preventive measures
need to be taken immediately if not already done. (Click
for more CBB information)
Kona Pacific Farmers Cooperative is
the oldest and largest Kona Coffee Cooperative in the United States!
Farmer owned & operated with 32 loyal farmer members we specialize
in Kona Coffee & Hawaii-Grown Macadamias.We have been continuously
processing Kona Coffee at this site since 1910 and now process over
two-million pounds of cherry per year.
Peruse this site to learn why Kona Coffee deserves to be the world's
finest and most safest coffee. Then go to our Products Pages to
purchase Kona Coffee of the highest
quality. Enjoy the benefit of America's Farmer direct prices on
nuts, candies and more.
Our coffee, made from 100% hand picked Kona No. 1 grade or better
beans, is farmer owned, grown, and processed. Our farmers, with
over five-thousand years combined experience, take pride in the
quality of our coffee. In fact our farmers are absolutely “STUBBORN
ABOUT QUALITY.” Kona Coffee is the world's finest coffee
and Kona Pacific Farmers Cooperative produces
the "BEST" in Kona Coffee, insuring it by utilizing HDOA (Hawaii
Department of Agriculture) and CQI (Coffee Quality Institute) grading
and cupping standards.
Kona Pacific Farmers Coop incorporates safe-food handling by using
and having ServSafe certified team-leaders on staff.
Mmmmmmmmmm, "The Smell of Quality!"
What’s Happening at the Coop!
The past coffee season has proven to be one full of surprises for
all our farmers and harvesters with QUALITY being a priority, as
with our crop coming on now, QUALITY ALWAYS NO. 1 !
Pruning, plucking , weed control and fertilizing has been done
to assist the trees in preparation for the best of the best crop
yet to come for the 2011-2012 coffee season. Some of the farmers
have also been putting in place the broca traps to help with the
control of the BROCA beetle.
Even with the less than typical rainfall to set the flowers during
blossoming & with the new battle against the CBB (Broca) we
are planning & hoping for a fruitful season. The coffee crop
year of 2012-2013 officially starts off with our first bags of coffee
cherry to be delivered as early as July 2012.
As you drive through the different coffee regions of Kona, from
mauka (upper) to makai (lower) you can witness the many coffee trees
in different stages of growth and development. Some will have flower
buds, flowers, and developing green cherry on them at the same time.
As the buds begin flushing, known as the Kona Snow, these flowers
fill the air with a scent of jasmine.
With the onset of the developing green coffee, and the different
ripening stages of the coffee cherry the farmers know that the 2011-2012
coffee crop is here again, and it will soon be time to pick the
The Kona Pacific Farmers Coop Farmers Retail and Roasting Facility
is now into its second year and has proven to be a "GRAND"
find and a "MUST SEE" place
to experience "THE BEST" cup/s
of coffee in the Island, just kick back, relax and talk story. We
also offer a mixed menu of the best espresso drinks in the area
of 100% Kona coffee made by our trained personnel on our manual
Simonelli espresso machine.
Headed to Kealakekua Bay for some water sports, driving or just
touring the Island, make Kona Pacific Farmers Coop Retail and Roasting
Facility top priority, stop in, visit, grab a sample cup of Kona's
best, and bring some of Kona home with you. You will be glad that
What’s in Store!
Kona Pacific Farmers Cooperative has an assortment of different
items, from our farmers Raw (fresh Kona coffee green beans & raw
macadamias) to Roasted and Chocolate Covered products. We have an
assortment of other freshly baked cookies & coconut macaroons to
choose from to satisfy your sweet tooth.
And if that isn't enough, we have other freshly baked good items
such as espresso bites, muffins, brownies and, banana-fig bread
puddings just to name a few; jellies, jams, marmalades & de-hydrated
fruit snacks that are made in our own certified kitchen using the
fruits harvested from the tropical fruit garden. On tap also are
fresh fruits for sampling & for sale that come from our tropical
fruit garden & our farmer member farms.
Also on tap are our freshly made sandwiches, local honey of various
flavors from our neighbors-Big Island Bees & Tropical Dreams ice-cream.
ALL 100% FRESH, 100% QUALITY, 100% LOCALLY MADE!!!!
Kona Pacific Farmers Coop chocolate room has been a plus to our
growth and creation of new product. We are able to pan our products
on site with chocolate, ensuring freshness and quality, and are
able to offer these to our loyal followers on the kpfc web-site
and in our retail store. Featured are dark and milk chocolate powdered
sugar covered MACADAMIAS and the PEABERRY coffee beans, and there
will be other surprises along the way as we experiment covering
some other tasty tid-bits.
We also support our farmer members and local vendors in the community
who have special talents in crafting and weaving items with lauhala
and wood from The Big Island. We carry their products at KPFC and
the products are locally grown and handmade on the Big Island of
Hawaii. Share a little piece of the Co-op & Kona-Hawaii with your
friends and family. Buy Local, Buy Quality,
Hours of Operation
Kona Pacific Farmers Co-op retail country store is open 9:00 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Tropical Fruit Garden grounds
are open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Stop
in and visit us, you'll be surprised at the adventure!