Farmers based mainly on Makira Island blend heirloom cacao brought to the Solomon Islands in the 1950’s from Papua New Guinea and Fiji.


Solomon Islands: Makira Island. Elevation: Sea Level – 10 meters.

About The Farm

Most family farms in this tropical climate are agroforestry systems with coconut, root vegetables and hard wood.

About The Process

Solar driers with roofs help farmers take advantage of the heat for drying without damage from daily rain.

About The Environment

We partner with Makira Gold & Original Beans on a program to edu- cate indigenous communities on becoming conservation rangers and guardians of turtle nesting sites.

Bean Profile

  • Genetics: Amelonado
  • Size: Average Size 100 g for 100 beans
  • Fermentation: Individual Fermentation, Wooden Boxes
  • Drying: Solar Drying with Protective Roof

Flavor Profile

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  • Chocolate: ●●●○
  • Acidity: ●●○○

Ordering Information

  • Sorting: None
  • Bag Size: 62.5 kg
  • Certifications: No Certification
  • FOB Price: $4,160 USD / MT
  • Farmgate Price: $2,310 USD / MT
  • Harvest Season: year Round
  • Harvest Volume: 10 MT (Annually)
  • Availability: USA / Europe

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