Tanzania Kokoa Kamili Organic


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Product description

Since its foundation, Kokoa Kamili has had a deep commitment to benefitting the farmers it works with and to quality. Their cocoa beans are found in award winning chocolate bars, couvertures and chocolate products around the world. Kokoa Kamili earned a much coveted spot amongst the world’s 18 best cacaos at the 2017 edition of the Cacao of Excellence Awards.

Net weight 60 kg
Weight N/A





Morogoro Region, The Kilombero Valley


500gr Sample, 59kg Bags



Production Model


Fermentation Process

Centrally Fermented

Flavour Profile

Acidity, Caramel/Panela, Fresh Fruit, Nutty

Region and Country

The Kilombero Valley, Morogoro Region, Tanzania Kilombero is bordered on one side by the Udzungwa mountains, part of which is protected by a national park.


The founders of Kokoa Kamili were professionals in the international development sector who were frustrated with the top-down approach of many development organisations. They decided that the most direct way to benefit the local communities they worked with would be to pay high prices for their crops. The farmers would then be able to decide for themselves how to best use this extra income. Farmers receive on average about 25% more pay for their cacao from Kokoa Kamili. Additionally, Kokoa Kamili distributes seedlings to farmers as donations or for a low cost and provides them training to help increase both the yields and the quality of the cacao they grow.


June - November (main crop)


Cocoa has a long history in Tanzania, with the first introduction of the tree to the country likely taking place in the 1880s. Analyses have shown that the beans are a mix of classic Trinitario (Amelonado x Criollo), with the slight presence of Neo-Nacional.

Post Harvesting Process

The beans are fermented in banana leaf lined boxes constructed locally. A three-tier cascade box system is used and the beans are fermented on average in six days. After fermentation the beans are dried on tables during five to seven days.


Red fruit, berries, apples, plums, tropical fruit as well as pleasant woody notes and light chocolate batter notes.

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