Posted: 19 Aug 2011 11:40 PM PDT
The protection of the food source is a relatively new concept in the U.S. and, unfortunately, the government is lying low in the spotty enforcement of existing laws. Unlike, for example, Champagne or Burgundy wine from France, Parma ham from Italy, Kobe beef in Japan, the United States Twinky, cheddar and protected by Coca Cola, but not its name / region of origin. As long as it takes to prevent contamination of food fraud, deceit or labeling clearly evident, consumers in the United States to carefully consider theSource of food for themselves. Take, for example, Hawaiian Kona coffee. Served in the White House and also included on the menus of the space of the United States, is one of the most popular American foods. Easily command $ 20-30 per pound, it is his glory to the great taste and intense manual labor required in the cultivation process. The financial temptations are enormous for many traders to sell the magic of the Kona coffee name to other places, but under 100% Kona beans useshow the label. Most people who buy luxury items, do not do on a regular basis, and would not know the difference between the counterfeiters to calculate.
Different instructions may help to verify the origin, however, and consumers can avoid being cheated:
Is there a site where the label coffee? The company has a phone number? They are based in Kona, Hawaii? If it is a local farm, you are more likely to talk directly to owners or even visit the farm. Ifby a large roaster, bought Hawaii State certified coffee from a computer or large farm in Kona. Coffee or a broker, who would also only buy certified Kona coffee. Both can give you an account of the process and also faxed copies of registration documents and the seal number from the pockets Kona. Buy Kona Coffee Hawaii road to be false can happen. But Kona is in itself a very small community with only two roads andthe other local hard-working coffee farmers would soon end.
When to be suspicious and would rather not buy, label or unsympathetic:
. 100% Kona Coffee with the sale signs attached.
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