LION Coffee was founded in 1864 establishing a long history as the King of Coffee Beans.
The history of coffee finds its roots early in the 9th century as recorded in the highlands of Ethiopia and from there history records it spread to Egypt and then Yemen. The history of Lion, an amazing and true story in its self, that dates back to 1864 and the creation of America’s first gourmet coffee brand! LION is the longest surviving Kona brand in the history of Kona in the United States, dating back to 1864, over 140 years. The Kona story of lion coffee beans grown in Hawaii’s Kona region, the king of Kona for 140 years, Lion still keeps its original aroma and flavors of award winning Kona beans. Lion is America’s oldest major coffee company, praised as the “King of Coffees” today and Hawaii’s favorite Kona beans.
Try Hawaii’s Finest Kona Beans
Hazelnut coffee, flavored Lion and toasted coconut flavored coffee is a decadent Kona blend of our original line of LION gourmet Kona coffee. Hazelnut coffee is one of the most popular Kona flavors worldwide and LION Hazelnut flavored Kona has a distinctive Hawaiian tropical nutty coffee taste. Enjoy the aroma and nutty taste of LION Toasted Coconut.
LION 100% Kona Coffee – 100% Kona decaf beans
LION decaffeinated coffees are 97% caffeine free without giving up the exquisite Kona flavor. LION decaffeinated is buzz free Kona to satisfy your cravings. Decaf is short for decaffeinated and its 24karat kona coffee beans with generally less than 3% caffeine content. LION, arguably the best decaffeinated coffee bean roasters whose Kona beans are satisfying even without the caffeine. Since the mid 1980’s Lion can be a decaffeinated beverage brewed from decaf Kona coffee beans.
LION Pure Kona Coffee, one of Lion’s Best Sellers
LION Kona, a 100% 24-Karat medium roast Kona bean and 100% kona 24 karat french roast coffee are Hawaii’s favorite gourmet coffees. Fresh from the Kona coast, LION gathers only the biggest and best of the Kona beans. Pure Kona, flavored and Kona blends by Lion– The King of Coffees is Hawaii’s finest, premium gourmet 100% Kona producer.
LION roasts a bean so smooth it’s Kona taste like candy
After Roasting the lion kona coffee beans are packaged as whole coffee beans and some Lion beans are ground. Most Peeps steep their Kona beans “after grinding” into a premier Kona beverage, generally served hot although Ice coffee is growing in popularity. Dated from 1582 via Dutch Koffie, Italian Caffè, Ottoman Turkish Kahve and Arabic Qahwa all pronounced “COFFEE” making the name stick around for a few years!
Lion beans make a delicious beverage through brewing freshly ground coffee or as espresso.