Kona Coffee Labeling Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Additional settlements have been achieved with the Kroger Company, Safeway, Inc., Albertsons Companies, Inc., and Hawaiian Isles Kona Coffee Company, Inc. (HIKC), in a class action that alleged they falsely advertised or designated certain of their coffees as originating in the Kona region of Hawaii, in violation of the Lanham Act.

Docket Number:


Company: Kroger Company

Filing Deadline: September 17, 2022

Class Period: February 27, 2015 to February 14, 2022

Objection Deadline: May 2, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: May 2, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: June 3, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

If you submitted a claim form previously in connection with earlier settlements in this case, you do not have to resubmit your information. However, if you did not previously make a claim, you should submit a claim form. The claim form asks for the tax ID number and other information pertaining to your farm.


You may be eligible if you are a person or entity who, between February 27, 2015 and February 14, 2022, farmed coffee in the Kona district of Hawaii and then sold that coffee.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Pro-rata share of the net settlement fund, in proportion to farms’ reported net sales volumes.

Total Settlement Amount: Kroger: $1,350,000; HIKC: $800,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Karr Tuttle Campbell
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein

Claim Form: Kona Coffee Labeling Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Corker, et al. v. Costco Wholesale Corporation, et al.

Settlement Website: Kona Coffee Labeling Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
JND Legal Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Kona Coffee Farmers Settlement Administrator
c/o JND Legal Administration
PO Box 91232
Seattle, WA 98111

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Place of origin