Ownership: Government-licensed cocoa beans buying company, with organic premium paid to farmers
Labor: Small management team, and surrounding area farmers covering 5,000 MT growing capacity
Products: Certified Organic, Certified Rainforest / UTZ Cocoa Beans
Harvest Season: September–March (major), May–August (minor)
Shelf Life: 1 year
Product Quality: Managers of the company 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.