This cacao from Dominican Republic is grown by 25 smallholder-farming families in the province of Duarte. The farmers receive training in organic and bird-friendly farming techniques. In El Zorzal farm cacao grows across 200km of natural forest. When the cocoa is collected, it is fermented for 6 days, then is dried directly in the sun for a week.
The final product is a cocoa with a chocolaty profile with nutty and dried flowers notes such as chamomile, rose and citronella.
Chocolate: Dominican Republic, variety: Trinitario
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