Description

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

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

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

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

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

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