Nestled in the North and South districts of the picturesque Kona region on the Island of Hawaii, the sun-kissed Kona Coast hosts only a handful of esteemed Kona coffee farms. Among them, the Greenwell Farm, with roots dating back to its establishment in 1850, stands as a testament to the rich legacy of Kona coffee cultivation.
Kona Coffee from Hawaii – What Makes it So Special?
What sets Kona coffee apart, making it a favourite among coffee enthusiasts worldwide? The answer lies in its meticulous cultivation and processing. From the moment the coffee cherries are handpicked from the thriving Kona fields to the final roasting process, every step is a testament to the commitment to quality.
Kona Is roasted Tropic's medium dark which is perfect to bring out the flavours and character of this superb coffee. Although all Kona Coffee is not created equally and tree variety, roast level and processing method will all change the final result in the cup, universally Kona Coffee is considered to have a floral aroma, a bright natural sweetness, and have little or no bitterness.
How Is Kona Coffee Processed?
The journey begins with the careful separation of the outer skin and pulp from the precious coffee seed using a pulper. Following this, a wet fermentation process immerses the beans in water for 12 to 24 hours, allowing them to develop their distinct flavor profile. Sun-drying under the Hawaiian sun for one to two weeks further enhances the beans' richness.
The art of Kona coffee doesn't stop there. Post-drying, meticulous sorting takes place on vibrating tables, utilising gravity to distinguish superior beans from the rest. This rigorous process adheres to the standards set by the Hawaii Department, ensuring that only the finest beans make their way into the final product.
Hawaiian Kona Coffee at Tropic
Tropic Coffee's Kona is 100% pure Kona magic; no blends dilute the essence of this extraordinary brew. Once roasted to Tropic's medium-dark perfection, a choice that brings out the unique characteristics and rich flavours of this exceptional coffee, this is a coffee experience you will not forget.