Cacao producing country of origin

Direct Cacao is an interdisciplinary organisation that brings together people from the chocolate and cocoa industry, from farmers to chocolate manufacturers and journalists. This body supports directly purchased and organically grown fine flavoured cocoa. Direct Cacao brings cocoa farmers and chocolate manufacturers directly together: at no cost and with no certification effort. Chocolatiers now travel to the cocoa farmers on the plantations and work with them to develop the best fermentation processes to obtain a good and tasty cocoa. In return, the cocoa farmers receive a price that is far above the world market price and on which the cocoa farmer can really live.

On 28 January 2012, a group of chocolate manufacturers, chocolatiers, tasters, cocoa farmers and experts gathered at Soldier's Beach in Guanaja (Honduras), where legend has it that Christopher Colombus made the first European landing in Central America. Two "criollo antiguo" cocoa trees were planted here and a declaration was made to shape the relationship with fine cocoa. At YouTube you can find a Direct Cacao Video.

direct-cacao-organisation *Founders and members include *Åkesson’s Organic Ltd, Madagascar/Brazil; *Amma Chocolates, Brazil; *Bonnat Chocolatier, France; *Martin Christy, Seventy%, UK; Hervé Fleisch, Xoco Fine Cocoa Company, Honduras; Gianluca Franzoni, Italy; *Mikkel Friis-Holm, Friis-Holm, Denmark; *Gary Guittard, Guittard, USA; *Grenada Chocolate Company, Grenada; Frank Homann, Xoco Fine Cocoa Company, Honduras; *Kate Johns, Chocolate Week, UK; *Marou Faiseurs de Chocolat, Vietnam; *Monica Meschini, Independent expert, Italy; *Franck Morin, Chocolaterie Morin, France; *Original Beans, Netherlands; *Santiago Peralta, Pacari Chocolate, Ecuador; *Art Pollard, Amano, USA; *David Posadas, Xoco Fine Cocoa Company, Honduras; *Maricel E. Presilla, Cacao Trader, Author, USA; *Alexander Rast, Consultant Reviewer, Seventy%, UK; *Duffy Sheardown, Duffy's Red Star Chocolate, UK; *Paul A. Young, Paul A Young Fine Chocolates, UK; Eskil Villareal Berger, Xoco Fine Cocoa Company, Honduras

Chocolats-de-luxe.de supports Direct Cacao and its efforts. Therefore, many of the chocolatiers and their chocolates are listed below in our online shop.

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Cacao producing country of origin

Direct Cacao is an interdisciplinary organisation that brings together people from the chocolate and cocoa industry, from farmers to chocolate manufacturers and journalists. This body supports directly purchased and organically grown fine flavoured cocoa. Direct Cacao brings cocoa farmers and chocolate manufacturers directly together: at no cost and with no certification effort. Chocolatiers now travel to the cocoa farmers on the plantations and work with them to develop the best fermentation processes to obtain a good and tasty cocoa. In return, the cocoa farmers receive a price that is far above the world market price and on which the cocoa farmer can really live.

On 28 January 2012, a group of chocolate manufacturers, chocolatiers, tasters, cocoa farmers and experts gathered at Soldier's Beach in Guanaja (Honduras), where legend has it that Christopher Colombus made the first European landing in Central America. Two "criollo antiguo" cocoa trees were planted here and a declaration was made to shape the relationship with fine cocoa. At YouTube you can find a Direct Cacao Video.

direct-cacao-organisation *Founders and members include *Åkesson’s Organic Ltd, Madagascar/Brazil; *Amma Chocolates, Brazil; *Bonnat Chocolatier, France; *Martin Christy, Seventy%, UK; Hervé Fleisch, Xoco Fine Cocoa Company, Honduras; Gianluca Franzoni, Italy; *Mikkel Friis-Holm, Friis-Holm, Denmark; *Gary Guittard, Guittard, USA; *Grenada Chocolate Company, Grenada; Frank Homann, Xoco Fine Cocoa Company, Honduras; *Kate Johns, Chocolate Week, UK; *Marou Faiseurs de Chocolat, Vietnam; *Monica Meschini, Independent expert, Italy; *Franck Morin, Chocolaterie Morin, France; *Original Beans, Netherlands; *Santiago Peralta, Pacari Chocolate, Ecuador; *Art Pollard, Amano, USA; *David Posadas, Xoco Fine Cocoa Company, Honduras; *Maricel E. Presilla, Cacao Trader, Author, USA; *Alexander Rast, Consultant Reviewer, Seventy%, UK; *Duffy Sheardown, Duffy's Red Star Chocolate, UK; *Paul A. Young, Paul A Young Fine Chocolates, UK; Eskil Villareal Berger, Xoco Fine Cocoa Company, Honduras

Chocolats-de-luxe.de supports Direct Cacao and its efforts. Therefore, many of the chocolatiers and their chocolates are listed below in our online shop.

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Pacari Schokoladen Probierset BIO & Raw Schokolade aus Ecuador

€45.30 *
Minitafel Passionsfrucht 60% BIO 10g Bean-to-Bar Schokolade

Content 10 g (€10.00 * / 100 g)
€1.00 *
Minitafel BIO Cuzco Salt & Nibs 10g Bean-to-Bar Schokolade

Content 10 g (€10.00 * / 100 g)
€1.00 *
Raspberry 65% Dark Chocolate with Raspberry Bean-to-bar chocolate

Content 60 g (€12.00 * / 100 g)
€7.20 *
Chocolate Festival Tasting Set - 3 chocolates Explained by Bertil Akesson personally

€18.70 *
Tasting set with 3 excellent chocolates Explained by Duffy Sheardown personally

Content 300 g (€0.33 * / 100 g)
€1.00 *
Chocolate Festival Tasting Set - 3 chocolates Explained by Mikkel Friis-Holm personally

€34.90 *
Lemongrass 60% organic chocolate Hierba Luisa Bean-to-bar chocolate

Content 50 g (€9.00 * / 100 g)
€4.50 *
Madagascar 64% Fast Dried BIO chocolate Bean-to-bar chocolate

Content 100 g
€11.30 *
TOP TIP: 3 x 2 dark chocolates for comparison TOP TIP: 3 x 2 dark chocolates for comparison 2 chocolates each in direct comparison

€68.80 *
Madagascar 64% Slow Dried BIO Schokolade Bean-to-Bar Schokolade

Content 100 g
€11.30 *
Best of Marou - Chocolates from Vietnam A selection of dark chocolates from Marou

€48.90 *
O'Payo 50% Milk Organic - BIO milk chocolate O'Payo 50% Milk Organic - BIO milk chocolate Bean-to-bar chocolate

Content 100 g
€11.30 *
O'Payo 50% Milk Liquorice - milk chocolate with liquorice Chocolate with liquorice pieces from Bülow

Content 100 g
€11.30 *
Mekong Kumquat Tien Giang 68% Zartbitterschokolade Mekong Kumquat Tien Giang 68% Zartbitterschokolade Bean-to-bar chocolate from Vietnam

Content 80 g (€10.63 * / 100 g)
€8.50 *
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