What makes Kona Coffee so Special?

What makes Kona Coffee so Special?

What makes Kona coffee so special? The growing conditions and dedicated farmers create a coffee that truly stands out, making it the best in the world.

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Giant Mushroom Cluster Found on our Farm!

Giant Mushroom Cluster Found on our Farm!

We had a very special surprise this week at Buddha’s Cup Coffee Farm! On Tuesday, Manny found what looked like a pile of rocks. The odd looking rocks turned out to be a giant mushroom cluster! Pictures don’t do it justice, but you can see its enormous size (goat for...

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Why You should Buy Single-Origin Coffee

Why You should Buy Single-Origin Coffee

If you’re reading this, then the chances are you already know how great a cup of Kona coffee is. With its bold, unique, rich flavor, there’s nothing in the world that tastes quite like it. What you probably don’t know, though, is that not all Kona coffee is the same....

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How to Become an Amateur Coffee Taster

How to Become an Amateur Coffee Taster

You don't need professional training to become an amateur coffee taster. Here's how to learn the nuances, as well as what makes Kona coffee so special:

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A Buyer’s Guide to Kona Coffee

A Buyer’s Guide to Kona Coffee

Authentic Kona coffee is a special type of coffee grown and processed only on the Kona district of Hawaii's Big Island, and it is famed around the world for its incredible flavor and quality. Check out this buyer's guide to Kona coffee to ensure you get to enjoy the authentic Kona coffee experience.

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What is Kona Snow?

What is Kona Snow?

February and March cover the Kona, Hawaii landscape with snow — Kona snow. What is Kona Snow? It's the white blossoms that top green coffee trees and fill the air with sweet fragrance, looking like snowfall in the warm breezes of Hawaii. It holds the promise of a world-class cup of coffee.

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The Life Cycle of a Kona Coffee Tree, part II

The Life Cycle of a Kona Coffee Tree, part II

Kona coffee is some of the most sought-after coffee in the world. Part of what makes Kona coffee so special is the coffee trees themselves, and how they are grown. Read on to learn about Kona’s unique growing conditions, and the fascinating life cycle of a Kona...

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The Life Cycle of a Kona Coffee Tree, part 1

The Life Cycle of a Kona Coffee Tree, part 1

Kona coffee is some of the most sought after coffee in the world. This premium coffee receives this accolade because of the unique circumstances in which it grows and is harvested. To understand why, here’s a breakdown of the life cycle of a Kona coffee tree...

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What is Peaberry Coffee (and why is it so special)?

What is Peaberry Coffee (and why is it so special)?

While visiting a Kona coffee farm, or browsing a selection of estate-grown Kona coffee, you may have seen the term “peaberry” come up and wondered, “what is peaberry coffee?” This rare and often misunderstood coffee bean is a special part of coffee harvest time, and a real treat (it’s called the “champagne of coffee”!)

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Why is Kona Coffee so Special?

Why is Kona Coffee so Special?

Kona coffee is one of the rarest and most prized coffees in the world. But what exactly is Kona coffee, and what makes it so special? "Kona coffee has a richer flavor than any other, be it grown where it may and call it by what name you please." ~Mark Twain, 1866.

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reImagine your cup of Kona

We grow coffee – you grow Aloha!

Our Buddha’s Cup family produces High Mountain Grown 100% Kona Coffee and Tea on the Big Island of Hawaii. Come visit us on your next trip to Hawaii and experience our Five-Farm Plantation Visitor Center with a unique plantation tour.

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