There's no bigger coffee grower in the United States: Kauai Coffee Company claims better than four million coffee trees on its 3,100-acre estate, originally the grounds of the McBryde Sugar Company. This is a sustainability-minded outfit: the largest coffee plantation in the world to use drip irrigation (which eliminates the need for spraying or dusting) and decreasing its footprint by adopting orchard-wide cover crops and a large-scale composting program.
Seeing these impressive operations in action--and soaking up both scenery AND coffee in the same fell swoop--makes visiting the Kauai Coffee Company quite the experience. Take a free walking tours, attend a daily roasting demo, and, in the Visitor Center, taste your way through as much of the coffee line as your nerve endings can bear.
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