Blenders refute coffee study, Opponents say changing labeling rules would harm business

by Chelsea Jensen West Hawaii Today [email protected] Wednesday, March 10, 2010 6:50 AM HST Reacting to a study saying Kona coffee farmers lose $14.4 million to blenders each year, some processors and sellers claim changing state law to ban the practice of blending Kona coffee or require more Kona coffee in blends would negatively impact…

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100% Frustration – Study says current labeling laws cost Kona coffee farmers $14.4M a year

100% Frustration Study says current labeling laws cost Kona coffee farmers $14.4M a year by Chelsea Jensen West Hawaii Today [email protected] Wednesday, February 17, 2010 8:33 AM HST Kona coffee farmers are losing out on up to $14.4 million in revenue annually to corporate marketers of 10 percent Kona coffee blends, according to a study…

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14 October 2009, Cologne, Germany: Seized imitations of Parmigiano- Reggiano

Following a request from the “Consorzio del Formaggio Parmigiano-Reggiano”, the Court of Cologne ordered the seizure of cheese products from Argentina commercialized under the labels “Parmesano” and “Reggianito”. Those products were exposed at one of the world’s most important Food & Beverages Fair – “Anuga” in Cologne (Germany). The German Court recognized that the use of…

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