Ownership: Farmer-owned cocoa cooperative, with organic and fair trade premium paid to farmers
Labor: 679 cocoa farmers, including 166 women
Products: Certified Organic, Certified Fairtrade, Certified Rainforest / UTZ Cocoa Beans
Harvest Season: September–March (major), May–August (minor)
Shelf Life: 1 year
Product Quality: Managers of the organization conduct pre-season training and extension services, and provide access to fertilizers, financing and road paving for farmers in their network. After the harvest, company staff screen, sort and pack the beans prior to export. Periodic laboratory batch testing is conducted on the beans, and only certified organic-grade fertilizers are permitted to be used.