Since 1864—the oldest coffee in the USA
The history of the most authentic Kona Coffee.
Kona coffee is grown in western coastline of Hawaii. This narrow strip of land on the southwestern side of Mauna Loa & Hulalai is where the world’s largest volcano. It is 25 miles long and only 2 miles wide. Grown only in this small area, Kona coffee is truly rare and unique.
Coffee grown in other parts of Hawaii cannot be called Kona coffee.
Lion Coffee Company is the largest buyer and seller of Kona coffee beans in the world. As the leading Kona coffee bean dealer, the Company puts great effort into obtaining only the finest quality Kona coffee beans. So that customers will always enjoy the delicious taste of Kona coffee at its best, we strictly control the roasting process. All Kona coffee beans come directly from the origin and the Company is willing to pay a premium to purchase the best raw Kona coffee beans.
Our expert roasters have more than 20 years of roasting experience, and our company has been around for over 150 years. Thanks our quality and reputation, our coffee was used exclusively at White House banquets in starting in 1993. Our beans are unquestionably the best of the best!
Apart from being harvested and roasted manually, the fact that it takes 4,000 beans to make 1 pound of coffee also accounts for Lion Kona Volcano coffee’s rarity and value. This means that a coffee tree can produce only a single pound of coffee in a year. In order to be considered one of the world’s finest coffees, a coffee must obtain the six conditions of soil quality, altitude, sunshine, cloud cover, rainfall, and slope. Hawaii’s Kona Coffee possesses all of these natural conditions in abundance!