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Coffee Specials With A Twist

Coffee Specials With A Twist

All coffee lovers are in constant search for different and new tastes. Sometimes we’re up for a latte, sometimes for a creamy mocha, and sometimes we simply crave for a caramel cappuccino. Some coffee drinks have earned a fancy status and therefore a higher price, so...

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The History Of Espresso

The History Of Espresso

Ever wonder how we ever get along without espresso? In the last ten years, it’s become easy to find a coffee shop on nearly every corner where you can find many of the countless combinations like cappuccinos and lattes that use espresso as their base. Like many great...

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The Countries That Drink The Most Coffee

The Countries That Drink The Most Coffee

Which country is most fond of the much-loved coffee bean? We've mapped the world according to coffee consumption per capita – and it's the Finns that come out on top. They grind their way through an impressive 12kg per person per year, according to stats from...

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Historic Attempts to Ban Coffee

Historic Attempts to Ban Coffee

For the coffee lovers around the globe just the mention of the word "ban" when it comes to their beloved coffee beverage could cause outrage and upheaval.  History shows that it has been attempted, although unsuccessfully to date (thank goodness!).     1....

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Holiday Coffee Dessert Recipe

Holiday Coffee Dessert Recipe

Oh the Holidays are upon us and what a fun and festive time of year!  In this coffee recipe post we feature a recipe for delicious, mouth watering Tiramisu.  Certainly one of our all time favorites. Stay posted for more recipe recommendations to come.    ...

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Coffee On The Brain

Coffee On The Brain

Why is caffeine addictive and how does it affect the human brain? Soon after you eat or drink something containing caffeine, it is quickly absorbed through the small intestine and dissolved into the bloodstream.  Caffeine is both water and fat soluble and is able to...

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The Anatomy Of A Coffee Bean

The Anatomy Of A Coffee Bean

Your favorite morning beverage begins nestled in the middle of vibrant red cherries.  It takes nearly a year for a cherry to mature after first flowering, and about 5 years of growth for a coffee tree to reach full fruit production.  With the exception of Peaberry,...

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The Mysterious Origins of Coffee

The Mysterious Origins of Coffee

"Coffee - the favorite drink of the civilized world." - Thomas Jefferson Coffee has been around for as long as we can remember.  Through generations and generations, it is an important part of millions of people's lives, and many could not do without it. But what are...

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Coffee Cupping & Tasting Terms

Coffee Cupping & Tasting Terms

Coffee is one of the most beloved beverages on the planet, and few of us can do without our daily caffeine.  We love the taste when sipping that cup of coffee, but often don't realize the complexity of tasting involved in the cup. Comparable to wine aficionados,...

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Ka’u Coffee Cherry Processing

Ka’u Coffee Cherry Processing

The cherries have been hand harvested as we talked about HERE, so what's the next step? Pulping First Step: the coffee cherries are put into the first of several flotation tanks.  The cherries must now be run through our Estrada wet mill which removes the skin, the...

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Ka’u Coffee Cherry Harvest Begins!

Ka’u Coffee Cherry Harvest Begins!

  Tis the Season for Ka'u coffee cherry harvest and our harvest team is out in full force.  The effects of Hurricane Lane brought the Big Island heavy and prolonged rains which heavily impacted the Ka'u District.  As a result, the green coffee cherries quickly...

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From Lava to Lane and Back

From Lava to Lane and Back

Kilauea Lower East Rift Zone Eruption - May 2018 After enduring the panic and destruction of Kilauea's eruption where lava covered more than 6,000 acres of land in lower Puna, including more than 700 homes and 1,600 acres of farms, coupled with constant ash explosions...

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Ka’u Coffee Blog Contest – Enter to Win!

Ka’u Coffee Blog Contest – Enter to Win!

We are looking for talented coffee bloggers who will be featured on our Ka'u Coffee Mill Blog as a guest blogger.  If you or someone you know has writing skills and would love a chance to feature your article on our website as a guest blogger, see details on how to...

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Share The Love of Ka’u Coffee!

Share The Love of Ka’u Coffee!

We encourage you to share your love of Ka'u Coffee with the world via Social Media.  We also LOVE to see our customers and fellow coffee fans follow us and share posts on our Social media pages.   With the recent volcanic eruptions on Hawaii Island and subsequent...

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