Fazenda Camboa

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

Fazenda Camboa is one of the large organic single-estate farms in Brazil. They produce high-quality organic Forastero and Trinitario cacao. Like many farms in Brazil, they were decimated by the Witches Broom disease in the late 1980’s which wiped out most of their production. The farm discovered a way to cure trees that were affected by the disease though and in the process of recovery became fully organic. At this time they also improved their post-harvest processing techniques (fermenting and drying) so that they could meet the requirements of craft chocolate makers.

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Galen Berkowitz

Director at Cacao Bahia

Created this page: Dec 11, 2015

Last updated: over 1 year ago

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$7.00 - $8.00/kg USD
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Organic Forastero Cacao

Organic US, Organic other

Stored in San Diego, United States

Quantity Available: 3,000 kg

Very chocolatey with notes of cherry and other red fruits. . Minimal astringency and acidity. Carefully prepared, the beans are well-fermented (over 85%) and have a moisture content of 7% - 7.5%.

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Organic Trinitario Cacao

Organic US, Organic other

Will be stored in San Diego, United States in Jun 2017

Quantity Available: 8 metric tons

Strong chocolate base with notes of red fruits and honeysuckle. Minimal astringency and acidity. Carefully prepared, the beans are well-fermented (over 85%) and have a moisture content of 7% - 7.5%.

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LAND & PRODUCTION

TOTAL ORIGIN SIZE: 510 total Ha

500 Ha. of Cacao

5 Ha. of other crops

5 Ha. of Forested Conservation Area

PRODUCTION CAPACITY: 80-100 metric tons/year

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PROJECTED PRODUCTION CAPACITY NEXT YEAR: 100-130 metric tons/year

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CERTIFICATIONS: Organic US, Organic other

VARIETALS: Forastero (Para and Parazinho), Trinitario (TSH -516, TSH - 1188, TSH - 565)

OTHER CROPS: -

VISION

Our goal is to work with a great number of bean-to-bar chocolate makers who value our commitment to producing high-quality organic cacao.

CHALLENGES

Ongoing drought in Brazil (due to El Nino).


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Pablo Verita

~ at Hot Tea

Apr 09

I really enjoyed this cacao, excellent flavor, ~ super premium ~,~

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