Cacao Fiji

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ORIGIN TYPE: Individual Farm what’s this? 30 farmers, Established 2014

Cacao Fiji Ltd was started in 2014 by Arif with the belief that Fiji can produce high quality cacao and provide a unique origin for its chocolatiers and customers. It has the vision of helping revive cocoa farming and a assisting in providing a viable source of income for the small holder cocoa farmers. Cocoa farming has been dormant after 1987 and now Cacao Fiji and a handful of farmers are working to revive the industry.

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Mataswalevu cocoa farm

Arif Khan

Director at Cacao Fiji

Created this page: Jul 07, 2016

Last updated: about 2 months ago

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$12.00/kg USD
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Fiji Islands Cacao

No certifications

Stored in Hayward, United States

Quantity Available: To Be Determined

The beans have interesting and unique flavors. It has fruit flavors with some of the tasting notes people had for this chocolate was mango, grapes, and prunes/dried fruit. The end product has a creamy texture and it is very pleasant in the mouth

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$12.00/kg USD
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Fiji Forestero Amelonado

No certifications

Will be stored in Hayward, United States in Mar 2017

Quantity Available: To Be Determined

The beans have interesting and unique flavors. It has fruit flavors with some of the tasting notes people had for this chocolate was mango, grapes, and prunes/dried fruit. The end product has a creamy texture and it is very pleasant in the mouth. ...

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LAND & PRODUCTION

CERTIFICATIONS: -

VARIETALS: Forestero Amelonado

PRODUCTION CAPACITY: 1000-5000 kg/year

OTHER CROPS: -

PROJECTED PRODUCTION CAPACITY NEXT YEAR: 5000-10000 kg/year

VISION

The vision for the farm is to increase the number of hectares of farming and to engage more small holder farmers.

CHALLENGES

The difficulties this farm is facing is low yields, black pod disease and lack of specialized assistance.


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