Articles by Robert Hamilton-Jones

K K Kingston: 40 years old and growing fast


K K Kingston, one of Papua New Guinea’s largest manufacturers, turns 40 in 2012. Paying a visit to its HQ in Lae, Robert Hamilton-Jones found the company evolving at a furious pace. ‘We’re bursting at the seams,’ declares K K Kingston’s General Manager Michael Kingston. We are sitting in the boardroom of the company’s head […]

Spotlight: Making the most of the beans


Robert Hamilton-Jones talks to one of the founders of Jasper Coffee, which roasts and packages gourmet Papua New Guinean coffee. About three years ago, I stumbled upon an attractively packaged coffee in my local deli in Geelong, Australia. It was of PNG origin, although it was actually roasted and packaged in Australia by Jasper Coffee. […]