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Where To Find Fresh Hawaiian Kona Coffee Beans

The unique balance of Hawaii’s best¬†Kona coffee beans is simply unmatched. These beans, are one of the most delightful and luxurious coffee beans that you can buy.¬† This bean is grown on the slopes of Mauna Loa and Mount Hualalai, in the northern a part of Hawaii islands, and also many areas located on Oahu.

You can be sure to get the tastiest coffee when you purchase gourmet coffees like Kona blend. While Kona coffee’s are higher priced than other coffe blends, they are absolutely worth the price. This coffee is bought by people from everywhere, including other countries. The climate, which is made up of beautiful bright mornings and humid afternoons, is perfect for growing unique flavorful coffee.

These high-quality Kona coffee beans grow on plants whose cuttings came from Brazil. In the 1800′s, Hawaii saw Samuel Reverend Ruggles bring the first try of it’s kind to the island. Finding the perfect soil and weather combination in Hawaii, farmers soon expanded and started growing abundant crops on large plantations. Kona coffee beans are cultivated over an area that exceeds 2,300 acres, as per current estimates. Kona coffee cultivation is now so successful that about two million pounds of the beans are harvested per year.

The tiny white blossoms of the Kona tree make their appearance in February and March each year and are known locally as Kona Snow. Then small green berries pop up by early spring; However, by mid-summer they have already turned to a ruby red fruit and exhibit similar qualities to ripe cherries. After that, you will be able to pick your fruit.
One of the things that make fresh, gourmet Kona coffee so exceptional is that each bean is carefully, hand-picked.

Within one day of harvesting the fruit, it is run through a special type of equipment to help separate the pulp from the bean. This is followed by carefully-controlled fermentation of the beans, for 12 hours at lower elevations and for 24 hours at higher elevations. The beans are soaked and then placed on a special rack where they naturally dry during the next week or two. After this, parchment is used for the storage of the dry beans. Interestingly, to produce just one pound of fresh, gourmet Kona coffee, it takes approximately eight pounds of fruit.

Knowing the categorization of coffee beans is significant while choosing fresh gourmet Kona coffee. To cite and example, the number of beans in one cherry or fruit for the Type I is two which has one flat side and another oval. You will find Type II beans in fruit such as cherries. After that, the beans undergo further grading based on several criteria, including size, type, bean moisture levels and purity. Fresh, gourmet Kona coffee is made of a higher-quality bean. So to insure you get the very best cup of coffee possible always try to obtain the kona bean and brew the coffee in a French press coffee maker.

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