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US – Augusta-based Harvest Blend Coffee named Georgia Governor’s official brew

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AUGUSTA, GA – Harvest Blend coffee, created exclusively for Golden Harvest Food Bank by Augusta-based Buona Caffe Artisan Roasted Coffee, is now the official coffee of the Georgia Governor’s Mansion.

Governor Nathan Deal and his wife, Sandra, were presented two bags of Harvest Blend during their Servant’s Heart Statewide Day of Service visit to The Masters Table Soup Kitchen on December 7th, 2013. The First Lady enjoyed it so much that she contacted Golden Harvest about serving it at the Governor’s Mansion.

“We’re very excited that the First Lady wants to share Harvest Blend with her guests in Atlanta,” said John Curry, co-owner and roast master at Buona Caffe.

“Our company slogan is ‘Good things happen over good coffee.’ We would be thrilled if good things happen for the state of Georgia over a cup of Harvest Blend.”

Harvest Blend coffee sells for $15 per 12-ounce bag, with 100 percent of the proceeds returning to Golden Harvest Food Bank. It is available in regular, decaf, whole bean and ground.

“Our vision for Harvest Blend is to see it sold in local stores and brewed in large corporations for employees and guests,” said Mariam Baxter, Director of External Relations at Golden Harvest Food Bank. “We are very thankful for Buona Caffe and their endeavors to give back to the local community.”

About Golden Harvest Food Bank

Golden Harvest Food Bank is a volunteer-driven, non-profit organization that provides quality food and other grocery products to those in need. We do this with local community support through direct service programs, food pantries, and community education about hunger.

The Food Bank was founded in Augusta, Georgia, in 1982, and now operates from three distribution centers – Augusta, Ga., and Aiken and Liberty, S.C. Golden Harvest is a locally supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides grocery products to the hungry through direct service programs and a network of more than 300 food pantries and soup kitchens.

Golden Harvest distributed more than 16.2 million pounds of grocery products to those in need in fiscal year 2013.

About Buona Caffe

Buona Caffe Artisan Roasted Coffee Inc. is Augusta’s local coffee roaster, providing fresh specialty coffee to consumers, restaurants and corporate clients.

Buona Caffe was voted Best Coffee by the readers of Augusta Magazine in 2012 and 2013, and has been named one of the top 15 indie coffee shops in America by Fodor’s Travel. For more information, call 706.869.4074 or visit www.buonacaffe.com.

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