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Aloha Island Coffees

Posted: 09/21/10

Aloha Island CoffeesHawaiian coffee farmers are currently battling a Hypothenemus Hampei infestation that is threatening one of the world's most celebrated coffees. The Hypothenemus Hampei is a borer pest that burrows into the cherry, lays its eggs and feeds on the crop. The farmers' ability to manage the borer will determine how Hawaii's coffee fair for the coming seasons. But, for now, if you want a taste of the 50th state's famous exports consider one of Aloha Island's carefully selected offerings.

Specializing in Hawaiian and Kona coffee, Aloha Island caters to the discriminating taste of java lovers worldwide. The coffees are free of pesticides and have been carefully processed to ensure low acidity and vibrant taste profiles. In the mood for Hawaii's finest? Consider the medium-roast Aloha Island Estate Blend. An 80-20 mix of Hawaiian and Kona coffee delivers smooth, aromatic brews that are the hallmark of Aloha Island.

Care for a pure Kona experience? Try Aloha Island's Gold Kona Espresso, Gold Kona Coffee, Diamond Kona Coffee or Espresso II Luxurious Kona Blend. The Gold Kona features a full-bodied flavor profile, with sweet and syrupy notes underscored by an earthy aroma that's sure to please. Choose from an espresso or coffee blend to suit your needs. For after-dinner desserts, try the Diamond Kona Coffee Blend; a velvety and sophisticated option, this mellow coffee is made to be savored. Aloha Island's latest offering, Espresso II Luxurious Kona Blend is perfect for the coffee connoisseur. All natural and organic, this premium blend delivers a dark and full-bodied coffee with a surprisingly smooth aftertaste. If you prefer the convenience of single-serve coffee, consider the Kona Pods, available in medium and dark roasts.  Aloha Island pods have been pre-ground and measured to deliver mess-free espresso.

All of the coffees are hand cultivated, pesticide-free and Kosher, so if you have not had fine Hawaiian coffee, this is the perfect place to start.