Get a sneak peek at some of the many sustainability programs and people behind the raw material production, as we move along on our Forever Chocolate journey.
Cocoa Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic - Organic Capital of Cocoa
ORGANIC CAPITAL OF COCOA
With an emphasis on sustainable production, the Dominican Republic is known as the largest organic producer of cocoa. This long-standing tradition for organic agriculture, coupled with nature’s perfect combination of high temperatures and humidity ideal for cocoa growing, creates soil ripe with nutrients, yielding cocoa rich with flavor. Also known for their expertise in post-harvest practices, professional services enabled the production of their specially fermented beans, Hispaniola.