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About the Farm

Interwoven throughout 200 hectares of mountainous rainforest preserve are farms growing traditional cacao. These Ecuadorian farmers pride themselves on their old-grown Arriba Nacional, preferring to ferment their beans in bags covered with banana leaves to reduce acidity without losing the rich textures and flavours.
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About the Partnership

We partner with Original Beans to provide local training in organic agroforestry, post-harvest handling, and quality control. On top of getting paid for their cacao, farmers also get a premium for preserving the rainforest that falls on their land, incentivizing them to protect the rich biodiversity of the Mache Chindul Ecological Reserve.
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Bean Profile

  • Genetics: Nacional
  • Size: Average size, but varied in size. 100 gr for 88 beans
  • Fermentation: Fermentation in Bags
  • Drying: Sun Dried on Cement or Wood
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Flavor Profile

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Ordering Information

  • Hand Sort: No
  • Bag Size: 69kg
  • Certifications: Organic
  • FOB Price: 4000 USD/MT
  • Availability: Europe
  • Harvest Season: August–November
  • Annual Harvest Volume: 50 metric tons

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