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Farmers support coffee origin disclosure bill

Farmers support coffee origin disclosure bill

From Colehour Bondera, president of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association: The Kona Coffee Farmers Association (KCFA) has drafted a “Coffee Origin Disclosure Bill” for consideration by the Hawaii State Legislature in its 2012 session. Sen. Josh Green, of Kona, has committed to introduce and support enactment of the bill when the legislative session opens later […]

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Bondera appointed VP of oriGIn

Bondera appointed VP of oriGIn

MEDIA RELEASE Colehour Bondera, a Honaunau coffee farmer and president of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association, has been appointed the oriGIn Vice President for North America. oriGIn (Organization for an International Geographical Indications Network) recently appointed a president and nine vice presidents, each representing a different country or region. The Geneva-based non-governmental organization represents 200 […]

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KCFA now will be closely watching California lawsuit over deceptive consumer practices

Coffee farmers, Kokubun laud Safeway decision to change labeling

KCFA now will be closely watching California lawsuit over deceptive consumer practices

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Association says company has not revealed how much Kona coffee is in house blend

Kona coffee farmers protest Safeway’s blend

Association says company has not revealed how much Kona coffee is in house blend

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KCFA calls for boycott over deceptive labeling at Safeway

KCFA calls for boycott over deceptive labeling at Safeway

MEDIA RELEASE By a resolution passed this week, the Kona Coffee Farmers Association is calling for a nationwide boycott of all Safeway stores in response to Safeway’s total disregard of concerns about the sale of deceptively labeled “Safeway Select Kona Blend.” Safeway’s mainland stores are selling coffee labeled as “Safeway Select Kona Blend,” complete with […]

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'Coffee Talk' at Yano Hall (Dec. 1)

‘Coffee Talk’ at Yano Hall (Dec. 1)

MEDIA RELEASE The Kona Coffee Farmers Association will hold its monthly Coffee Talk, 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 at Yano Hall, in Captain Cook. Colehour and Melanie Bondera will give an exciting PowerPoint Presentation and discuss the imortance of the Reggiano-Parmigiano Prize that was awarded to Kona Coffee in late October. The prize is awarded […]

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Condera appointed to National Organic Standards Board

Condera appointed to National Organic Standards Board

MEDIA RELEASE Colehour Bondera, vice president of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association, has been appointed to the National Organic Standards Board. With endorsements from Sen. Dan Inouye and former US Congressman and current candidate for Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie, Bondera was selected to be one of 15 board members who set the National Standards for […]

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