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    Belize Peini Cacao Organic

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    Peini Cacao Plantation has been operating in the south of Belize since 2016. Peini culitvates cacao on 3 farms spread across 60 hectares of land. Their operation also includes a centralized cacao processing facility, a cacao warehouse and a retail chocolate location for their brand Mahogany Chocolate. Through their sister company, Belize Cacao Traders - BCT - Peini Plantation reaches out to small holder farmers and collects wet mass from more than 200 local cacao producing families. They also teamed up with an association of local Maya cacao farmers, the Na’Lu’Um Cacao Institute, to facilitate resources to the farmers they work with to improve their yield and ultimately, their yearly incomes.
  • Bolivia Central de Cooperativas El Ceibo

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    Nine cooperatives founded El Ceibo in 1971 as a second level cooperative and since then, it has grown to include more than 47 cooperatives that represent over 1300 producer families from the different cacao production areas in Bolivia. The organization is run by family members of the associates and oversees not only the technical support of the farms and the production of predominantly organic cacao, but also the manufacture of semi-processed products and chocolate. El Ceibo and all of its proud members are linked by their cacao heritage and their commitment to producing top quality cacao and chocolate.
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    Brazil CEPOTX Organic Cooperative

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    The northern state of Pará is the biggest cacao producing region in Brazil. In this state, near the city of Altamira, CEPOTX was founded in 2015 by small scale farmers to improve their quality of life. The Cooperative offers an Organic Production Program to its members. Program members receive organized support to maintain, improve and grow their small scale organic production of cacao and other cash crops. This long term support has allowed the members of CEPOTX to improve their incomes without having to encroach the Amazon forest.
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    Colombia Antioquia

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    Located in the Magdalena River basin in Antioquia, the municipality and town of Maceo has deep roots in the production of cacao. This area is well known for consistently producing low cadmium cocoa beans. The regional production consists mainly of cacao produced by smallholder farmers. In recent years, the municipality and prate investors built a centralized post-harvesting facility in order to offer better quality and more consistent flavour profiles.
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    Costa Rica Nahua Maleku

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    Costa Rica, as well as other Mesoamerican nations, has a cultural and historical heritage which is linked to cacao. Grown and consumed by its ancestral groups, traded in colonial times and for many decades afterwards, cacao suffered a blow in the 80's when disease struck plantations in the North and Caribbean regions of the country. Gradually, cacao has been making a comeback. Social enterprise Nahua has been active for over a decade, proudly representing some of the Costa Rican cacao flavours through its cocoa exports and its own chocolate production.
  • Cuba Baracoa

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    Sugar cane, tobacco, oak rum barrels, fruit: the flavours of Cuban cacao are a surprising and delightful representation of the island’s flavours. The genetics on the island have remained unchanged for many decades, not unlike the classic American cars that have become a symbol of the island.
  • Deo. Cocoa Butter

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  • Deo. Cocoa Butter Organic

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  • Dom. Republic Conacado Organic + Fairtrade

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    The Dominican Republic is the world's largest producer of organic certified cacao. And amongst the biggest exporters on the Caribbean island is CONACADO, a confederation of cacao producing associations created to improve farmers' livelihoods by improving their cacao and adding value to their crops. The organization boasts an impressive processing plant where cocoa mass, butter and powder are produced.
  • Dom. Republic Öko Caribe Conventional

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    Öko Caribe works alongside more than 160 farmers in Duarte. Together, they produce and commercialize around 500 MT of top quality Organic certified cacao on a yearly basis. Through technical and financial support, the small holder farmers are able to improve the quality and yield of their cacao which is collected fresh and fermented in a state of the art fermentation center run by Öko Caribe.
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    Dom. Republic Öko Caribe Organic

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    Öko Caribe works alongside more than 160 farmers in Duarte. Together, they produce and commercialize around 500 MT of top quality Organic certified cacao on a yearly basis. Through technical and financial support, the small holder farmers are able to improve the quality and yield of their cacao which is collected fresh and fermented in a state of the art fermentation center run by Öko Caribe.
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    Dom. Republic Öko Caribe Organic HPS

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    Öko Caribe is highly committed to quality and offers a premium line of Organic hand pick selected cocoa beans. These lots are sorted by hand, cleaned and bagged to ensure that you will have as little work as possible when cleaning your cacao for production.
  • Ecuador ASS

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    Have you ever asked yourself what each of the abbreviations used for Ecuadorean cacao stand for? A classification of Ecuadorean cacao was developed by the Ecuadorean government to indicate different types of quality including the degree of fermentation, size and weight of the beans as well as the percentage of defects. The abbreviation A.S.S. is one of these categories and stands for: Arriba Superior Selecto.
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    Ecuador ASSS

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    Have you ever asked yourself what each of the abbreviations used for Ecuadorean cacao stand for? A classification of Ecuadorean cacao was developed by the Ecuadorean government to indicate different types of quality including the degree of fermentation, size and weight of the beans as well as the percentage of defects. The abbreviation A.S.S.S. is one of these categories and stands for: Arriba Superior Summer Selecto.
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    Ecuador Nacional ASE

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    Have you ever asked yourself what each of the abbreviations used for Ecuadorean cacao stand for? Ecuadorean cacao is classified by the Instituto Ecuatoriano de Normalización into different categories which indicate the total percentage of fermented beans in a lot, size and weight of the beans as well as the percentage of defects. The abbreviation A.S.E. is one of these categories and stands for: Arriba Superior Épcoa.
  • Ecuador Organic

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    Cultivation of cocoa beans in Ecuador dates to more than 5000 years ago. The exports of cocoa beans, however, beganaround 1830, when wealthy families bought large expanses of land to produce cocoa beans. It was the first product ever exported from Ecuador. This organic certified cocoa is sourced from different producer groups in the Guayas Province of Ecuador. Through the organic certification, these farmers have a stable outlet for their cacao production. Through their organizations, farmers have access to technical assistance, micro finance, improvement of their shared post-harvesting facilities and processes.
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    Ecuador Tsáchila

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    In the tropical lowlands of the Northwest, near the base of the Andes, members of the Tsáchila community, known as the Colorados, grow cacao on their plots along with ingredients for traditional medicine, nuts for carving handicrafts, tropical fruits, including bananas, pineapples, papayas and oranges.
  • El Salvador Hacienda San José Real de la Carrera

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    Located in Usulután, in the south-east of El Salvador, Hacienda San José is an emblematic name in the region. Founded over 125 ears ago, the Hacienda was seized by the government during the Agrarian Revolution. Years later, the family bought back their land with plans to reinstate the Hacienda to its once former glory.
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    Ghana ABOCFA Organic + Fairtrade

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    ABOCFA is the first and only cooperative in Ghana to be granted a double Fairtrade and Organic certification. Its members are distributed over 13 districts in the Eastern Municipality of Suhum.
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    Ghana Conventional

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    Ghana is the second largest cacao exporter in the world, having produced between 800 to around 960 thousand tons a year in the past. However, the country has experienced a steady decline in production during the last years and is now experiencing a dramatic shortage in production. Severe disease, weather changes, loss of land and climate change are some of the reasons behind this shortage.
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    Ghana Kuapa Kokoo Fairtrade

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    Kuapa Kokoo, which means ‘good cocoa farming’ in Twi, was founded in 1993 by a number of leading cocoa farmers who recognized the benefits of organizing farmers and creating a company to market their own cocoa. The co-operative is also co-owner of the Divine Chocolate Company in the UK which markets chocolate products made from their own cocoa beans.
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    Grenada Fine Estate

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    The Grenada Cacao Association was established in 1964 and since then, represents most of the island's cacao producers. The GCA organizes its members and supports them by providing plant material through their nurseries and trainings to promote knowledge on local agroforestry models. The GCA also runs three centralized collection and post harvesting centers where its members' cacao is fermented and dried according to strict protocols. The Association has become synonymous with cacao and cocoa flavours from Grenada.
  • Guatemala FEDECOVERA Cahabón Organic

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    Since its creation in 1976, FEDECOVERA has played a key role in the organization of its cooperative and association members as well as in the livelihoods of each and every on of their smallholder producer members. FEDECOVERA is 100% owned and run by small scale producers of Maya Q´eqchi ethnicity in Alta Verapaz.
  • India Go Ground Organic

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    Indonesia Java B

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    Once an essential part of any chocolate collection, Java light breaking cacao has unfortunately become increasingly rare on the island. Our beans come from state owned plantations.
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    Indonesia Java A 40% lightbreaking

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    Once an essential part of any chocolate collection, Java light breaking cacao has unfortunately become increasingly rare on the island. Our beans come from state owned plantations.
  • Ivory Coast Conventional

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    Ivory Coast has been the main cacao producing country since the mid 1970's. In the past years the country has experienced a significant decrease in production due to a combination of factors: climate change, spreading disease (swollen shoot virus), and sector management problems. Will West Africa's supremacy in cocoa production remain? The answer is yet uncertain and will greatly depend on the effectiveness of the measure that the sector will take in the coming years to overcome the deficit in production.
  • Jamaica First Grade Polished

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    With an annual cacao harvest averaging around 100-150 tons per year, Jamaica currently exports about 90% of its annual production. Until recently, the beans underwent a "polishing" process that gave them a unique outward appearance. This process is no longer used on the beans but the richness and depth of flavours remains.
  • Madagascar Mava Maliolio Organic

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    Maliolio Plantation is located in the middle of a string of plantations that go from North to South along the Sambirano Valley and which together make up the MAVA Estate. Each of the farms has its own unique mix of genetics and terroir which produce very distinctive flavours. MAVA proudly showcases different flavours of cacao found on the island. Discover the one that suits your chocolate personality the most!
  • Madagascar Mava Ottange Organic

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    MAVA Ottange is a 7 hectare farm located in the Sambirano Valley and part of a group of farms that make up the MAVA Estate. This former state owned plantation has its own unique blend of genetics that are carefully fermented and dried on their own post harvesting facility. Ottange was recognized amongst the world's best 18 cacaos of 2017 by the International Cacao of Excellence Awards. Its flavours have also contributed to award winning chocolate at the Academy of Chocolate Awards, the Great Taste Awards and the International Chocolate Awards.
  • Madagascar Mava Préparation

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    MAVA Préparation is a special blend of cacaos prepared for Daarnhouwer from different MAVA farms and adjacent small holder farms. A blend of very Madagascan flavours!
  • Madagascar Sambirano No 1

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    The Sambirano Valley is named after the river that drains the rich and fertile soils of the region. It is the main cocoa production area on the island and accounts for about 99% of the country's total cocoa volumes. About 33 thousand small holder farmers are involved in cacao farming and are proud of contributing to the country's reputation as a fine flavour cocoa exporter.
  • Madagascar Sambirano No 1 Organic

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    Since the 1960's cacao cultivation has contributed to the reforestation of the Sambirano Valley. This is due to the fact that all cacao there is grown in an agroforestry scheme with no agrochemicals. In spite of this, not all cacao there is certified organic. Our organic certified Sambirano is produced by small holder farmers organized under a local cooperative.
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    Mexico Finca La Rioja Porcelana Blanca

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    When José María Pascacio took over Finca La Rioja from his father more than 15 years ago, he embarked on a journey of ongoing improvement, learning and growth. This labour of love was crowned with a much coveted Gold at the Cacao of Excellence Awards edition of 2021.
  • Mexico Soconusco El Vado Lote V 6.0**

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    Cacao is interwoven in the fabric of Chiapaneco history, identity and culture, with academics placing the use and cultivation of cacao by the Olmecs in the period of 2000 BC to 250 AC. This rich heritage is still very much present in modern day Chiapas where cacao is still grown and consumed by locals. Tuzantán is a Nahuatl name which means "place with an abundance of tuzas." Tuzas are gophers. In this area, cacao is collected fresh and brought to the fermentation center at Finca La Rioja.
  • Nicaragua Cosecha Partners Amaya Organic

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    Cosecha Partners is considered a pioneer in developing regenerative agricultural supply chains in organic crops like chia, coffee, macadamia and cacao in Nicaragua. They have been reaching out and partnering with small holder producers from rural communities who want to commit to organic agriculture but who can’t access any type of support mechanisms to improve their livelihoods. To date, Cosecha has benefitted more than 1,500 smallholder farmers and generated over $2.5 million in increased household income.
  • Nicaragua Cosecha Partners Dario Organic

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    Cosecha Partners is considered a pioneer in developing regenerative agricultural supply chains in organic crops like chia, coffee, macadamia and cacao in Nicaragua. They have been reaching out and partnering with small holder producers from rural communities who want to commit to organic agriculture but who can’t access any type of support mechanisms to improve their livelihoods. To date, Cosecha has benefitted more than 1,500 smallholder farmers and generated over $2.5 million in increased household income.
  • Nicaragua Cosecha Partners Mila Organic

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    Cosecha Partners is considered a pioneer in developing regenerative agricultural supply chains in organic crops like chia, coffee, macadamia and cacao in Nicaragua. They have been reaching out and partnering with small holder producers from rural communities who want to commit to organic agriculture but who can’t access any type of support mechanisms to improve their livelihoods. To date, Cosecha has benefitted more than 1,500 smallholder farmers and generated over $2.5 million in increased household income.
  • Nicaragua Cosecha Partners Premium Organic + Fair for Life

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    Cosecha Partners is considered a pioneer in developing regenerative agricultural supply chains in organic crops like chia, coffee, macadamia and cacao in Nicaragua. They have been reaching out and partnering with small holder producers from rural communities who want to commit to organic agriculture but who can’t access any type of support mechanisms to improve their livelihoods. To date, Cosecha has benefitted more than 1,500 smallholder farmers and generated over $2.5 million in increased household income.
  • Papua New Guinea

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    Since its introduction in the 20th century to Papua New Guinea, cacao went from being grown by a few plantations to becoming a cash crop grown by small holder farmers in different regions. Nowadays over one million cocoa farmers contribute to the production of more than 40 thousand tons of cocoa beans. Through national and international efforts, the quality and diversity of PNG cacao has received increased exposure and recognition.
  • Peru Conventional

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    Through extensive genetic studies, the origin of the different Theobroma species was determined to be located in the Upper Amazon Valley which comprises parts of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela and Brazil. This rich diversity lives on to our current days and is showcased by each one of these countries.
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    Peru Marañón Pure Nacional

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    Through extensive genetic studies, the origin of the different Theobroma species was determined to be located in the Upper Amazon Valley which comprises parts of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela and Brazil. This rich diversity lives on to our current days and is showcased by each one of these countries.
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    Peru Organic

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    Through extensive genetic studies, the origin of the different Theobroma species was determined to be located in the Upper Amazon Valley which comprises parts of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela and Brazil. This rich diversity lives on to our current days and is showcased by each one of these countries.
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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    Saint Vincent cacao is back on the Daarnhouwer fine flavour cocoa map! We are very proud to resume our collaboration with SVG Cocoa Company. The Caribbean island of Saint Vincent is located south of Saint Lucia and north of Grenada and has witnessed the rise, fall and comeback of cacao since the 18th century. The cacao flavours you will find are as bright and sunny as the Caribbean island itself!
  • São Tomé

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    After the Portuguese introduced cacao to Principe, the small island became the gateway of cacao to Africa. From there cacao was brought to its sister island of São Tomé and later on into mainland West Africa. The bittersweet history of cacao on both islands was reflected in the neglect of plantations and crops for many decades. Nowadays, it has regained strength and has become an important source of income for many smallholder farmers who are proud of their contribution to the country's production.
  • São Tomé CECAQ 11 Organic + Fair Trade

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    After the Portuguese introduced cacao to Principe, the small island became the gateway of cacao to Africa. From there cacao was brought to its sister island of São Tomé and later on into mainland West Africa. The bittersweet history of cacao on both islands was reflected in the neglect of plantations and crops for many decades. Nowadays, it has regained strength and has become an important source of income for many smallholder farmers who are proud of their contribution to the country's production.
  • São Tomé Organic

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    After the Portuguese introduced cacao to Principe, the small island became the gateway of cacao to Africa. From there cacao was brought to its sister island of São Tomé and later on into mainland West Africa. The bittersweet history of cacao on both islands was reflected in the neglect of plantations and crops for many decades. Nowadays, it has regained strength and has become an important source of income for many smallholder farmers who are proud of their contribution to the country's production.
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    Tanzania Kokoa Kamili Organic

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    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.
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