Philippine Adventures in Cacao and Chocolate

Posted on 08/25/2023

As the founder of indi chocolate, one of my favorite parts of my job is being able to work with cacao farmers around the world. When I was asked by Grameen Foundation if I could help a group of farmers in the Philippines develop new value added cacao products, the answer was a definitive yes.

This would be my first time back in the Philippines since the pandemic and I was eager to go back. Wonderful people, great food, beautiful beaches and some of the world's best scuba diving, along with a long and fascinating history of cacao, were reason enough to want to return.

This time, I would stay on the same island where Manilla is located and south of the capital, in Quezon Province. I worked alongside the wonderful people at the SICAP cooperative. I love working with cacao farmers.

Learn more about her experience on the Indi Chocolate site.

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