- Public invited to taste new coffee and donate nonperishable food items to help Long Islanders struggling with hunger and food insecurity —
FARMINGDALE, NY In recognition of September’s Hunger Action Month®, Pintail Coffee, Long Island’s Charitable Roaster dedicated to “ending hunger one cup at a time, ” today announced the introduction of a limited edition “Hunger Action Coffee” to be previewed at a special tasting event, site tour and food collection drive on Saturday, September 17, 2002 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the company’s headquarters, 1776 New Highway, Farmingdale, NY. For each bag of “Hunger Action Coffee” sold, Pintail will donate ten dollars to Island Harvest Food Bank, which will supplement twenty meals for Long Islanders in need.
At the free event, which is open to the public, visitors are asked to bring nonperishable food items to benefit Island Harvest. In addition, there will be factory tours, coffee tastings, samples from local vendors, and the opportunity to meet and chat with Pintail’s nationally recognized roaster, Master Roaster, Georgio Testani who is ranked among the Top 25 Coffee Roasters in the U.S. Plus, guests can enter to win raffle gift baskets, with proceed going to Island Harvest. Among the local vendors include Walkers Shortbreads, Inc., Chip’n Dipped Chocolatier, Javamelts, and Raymour & Flanigan, which will be generously distributing free water.
Pintail’s new “Hunger Action Coffee” is an Ethiopian Gera Estate, natural anaerobic processed, single origin grade-one varietal bean. It is grown at an altitude of 2,000 meters in the region of Gera, Djimbe. “A light-medium roasted coffee containing sweet flavors of strawberry jam and wine, “Hunger Action Coffee” is truly unlike any other coffee you will taste,” stated Zaki Hossain, one of the founders of Pintail Coffee, who added, “Ten dollars from the purchase of this limited edition coffee will be donated to Island Harvest to help scores of Long Island families who often have to choose between putting gas in their cars, paying bills, and putting food on their tables.”
Pintail Coffee donates 100% of its profits to help fight hunger within our local communities. Providing food for people in need today while creating a sustainable method to help achieve a hunger-free world tomorrow. Pintail believes that you can enjoy your coffee knowing your purchase will help provide meals to people struggling with food insecurity.
About Pintail Coffee
Our founders represent a diverse array of minority and female immigrants who have witnessed the devastation from food insecurity, around the world. Their strong desire to end hunger is what inspired the creation of Pintail Coffee. Our charitable and premium coffee roasting company is locally operated from Farmingdale, New York.
Zaki Hossain, a Pintail Founder, got his start in the coffee industry during his involvement in the development of the very first K-Cup manufacturing technology. This sparked the idea to use this technology for charitable efforts through the creation of premium coffee products.
We are about people, process and product. Our state of the art, roasting and packaging facility is located right on Long Island, NY.
The Pintail Ownership increases the impact on hunger by not taking compensation of any kind so that every dollar can go to those directly in need. Our purpose is to turn a great cup of coffee into an act of kindness.