Description

La Sofia is one of the older cacao family farms in Ecuador and focuses on environmentally friendly practices. Maria Elvira Delvini’s father worked the farm for decades before passing it along to his grandson.
null

Origin

Ecuador:Region of Guayas. Elevation: Sea Level.
null

About The Farm

A family farm located near Naranjal propagated plants to develop the first CCN-51 farm with trees over 50 years old.
null

About The Process

This high moisture cacao is drained for a day to help kickstart fermentation.
null

About The Environment

We support the farm in working with a network of cacao producers on research and new technology for improved farm management.
null

Bean Profile

  • Genetics: Iquitos
  • Size: Uniform Round Beans 100 g for 80 beans
  • Fermentation: Central Fermentation, Covered Mounds
  • Drying: Sun Dried on Cement
null

Flavor Profile

  • Floral: ●●○○
  • Fruit: ●●●○
  • Nut: ●●○○
  • Chocolate: ●●○○
  • Acidity: ●○○○
null

Ordering Information

  • Sorting: Machine
  • Bag Size: 25 kg
  • Certifications: Organic
  • FOB Price: $3,500 USD / MT
  • Farmgate Price: $2,800 USD / MT
  • Harvest Season: December – April
  • Harvest Volume: 120 MT (Annually)
  • Availability: USA

Recent Products

La Sofia

La Sofia is one of the older cacao family farms in Ecuador and focuses on environmentally friendly practices.

Majambo

Majambo is a cousin of cacao with bigger seeds that can be eaten like a snack.