Coffee drinker, Safeway settle Kona c...

Coffee drinker, Safeway settle Kona coffee lawsuit

There are 1 comment on the Times-Standard story from Apr 30, 2013, titled Coffee drinker, Safeway settle Kona coffee lawsuit. In it, Times-Standard reports that:

Safeway Inc. and a California coffee drinker have agreed to settle a lawsuit claiming Safeway committed fraud by selling coffee labeled as a Kona blend even though it didn't include much Kona coffee.

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Matt

Nanaimo, Canada

#1 May 25, 2013
Unfortunately it was settled out of court with no legal repercussions. The farmers were hoping they might get some legal protections out of what can and can't be labelled kona. They've already had some heated arguments about it over at http://www.konacoffeebuzz.com over the issue.

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