Venezuela Sur del Lago


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Product description

Throughout the years, Daarnhouwer has developed ties with producers and exporters in origin that sometimes span generations. We are proud of working with exporters in Venezuela with whom we have been in contact now for three generations.

Net weight 64 kg
Weight N/A

South America




Sur del Lago de Maracaibo region


500gr Sample, 59kg Bags

Cocoa type


Production Model


Fermentation Process

Centrally Fermented

Region and Country

The Sur del Lago de Maracaibo region in Venezuela


Sur del Lago is translated as “south of the lake” and refers to the territory located south of the Maracaibo basin, which spans municipalities from the states of Zulia and Mérida. The beans are collected, processed and exported by a cacao growing family who has been in the business for generations. They support the farmers they work with by providing new planting materials, trainings and rehabilitating their plantations. By improving their production, these farmers get better prices for their cacao and can now access new markets.


December - January and July - August.


A blend of Trinitario with some Criollo

Post Harvesting Process

The wet mass is collected by truck and brought to a central fermentary. Fermentation takes place in wooden boxes for an average of 5 to 6 days depending on the batch and the local weather conditions. After fermentation, the beans are dried on wooden tables.


Medium body with notes of light chocolate, red fruit, rambutan, cream and mint

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