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Our Cacao Farmers

We partner directly with cocoa farmers using principles of organics, sustainability, land conservation, and land rehabilitation to preserve Arriba Nacional Heirloom Cacao. Promoting biodiversity, empowering women, engaging youth, strengthening communities, providing education and technical training opportunities – This is how over 2,000 small family farms are supported!

Los Rios APOVINCES cacao farmer at work
  • Province: Los Ríos
  • Town: Vinces
  • Farmers: 450
  • Altitude: Less than 500 meters above sea level
  • Climate: 20°C–30°C tropical monsoon
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Manabí Fortaleza del Valle cacao farmer at work
  • Province: Manabí
  • Town: Calceta
  • Co-Op: Fortaleza del Valle
  • Farmers: 600
  • Altitude: 6–350 meters above sea level.
  • Climate: Tropical humid, 24°C average
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Esmeraldas UOPROCAE cacao farmer at work
  • Province: Esmeraldas
  • Town: Atacames
  • Farmers: 600
  • Altitude: 15 meters above sea level
  • Climate: Tropical subhumid, 23°C
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Pichincha El Finquerito cacao farmer at work
  • Province: Pichincha
  • Town: Puerto Quito
  • Co-Op: El Finquerito
  • Farmers: 40
  • Altitude: mínimum 500, maximum 1200 msnm
  • Climate: 25°C average
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