Hawaii Grows More Coffee



WASHINGTON - Aug 12/14 SNS -- Hawaii coffee production is estimated at 7.70 million pounds (parchment basis) for the 2013-2014 season, up 10% from the previous season, according to the USDA's latest crop production forecast.

Growers reported an increase in hand-picked beans as well as an increase in harvested acreage.

Coffee Production - Hawaii: 2012-2013 and 2013-2014
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                        :                       Production 1/
          State         :-----------------------------------------------------------
                        :          2012-2013          :          2013-2014
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                        :                       1,000 pounds
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Hawaii .................:            7,000                         7,700
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1/ Parchment basis.