Meet our farmers
Speaking about female empowerment
When Luisa flew out to meet Carmen, they instantly had a connection, with children of around the same age and a shared love of cacao. Carmen recruits women to work with her and shares her knowledge of how to make fine quality cacao. Chocolate made using Carmen's cacao has won a double Great Taste Award and a Bronze Academy of Chocolate award.
Showing you how she cultivates & ferments the cacao
Yanira is a wonderful businesswoman. On her beautiful farm, Yanira makes fresh hot chocolate drinks using pure cacao. Luisa's chocolate made with Yanira's beans has won a Great Taste Award and a Silver International Award.
Showing you how she dries and harvests her cacao
Martha works in tandem with another family, her neighbours. Martha's sons help her on the farm when they are not busy studying at school.