JUICY, HERBY, FRUITY
A juicy, herbaceous mix of Dominican cacao, ripe strawberries, and basil-infused cacao butter that makes you feel like you're frolicking in strawberry fields.
Zorzal Cacao, D.R.
Organic cacao beans,
organic cane sugar,
organic cacao butter,
Serving size: 1/2 bar (25g)
What We Pay for Cacao
Zorzal Cacao, Dominican Republic
REGION/COUNTRY: Duarte Province, Dominican Republic
TYPE: Farm, fermentary, exporter, bird sanctuary
BEAN SOURCE: Blend of estate-grown and neighboring farms
FLAVOR PROFILE: Balanced, fruity, nutty
PRICE RAAKA PAID IN 2021: $6.40 per kg. This price includes post-harvest processes and transportation to the departure port. What we pay each producer is different and is shaped by that region's economy.
FARMGATE PRICE: $2.90/kg is what Zorzal paid neighboring farmers for dried cacao in 2019. This was 45% above the local market price. Visit our Transparent Trade page for context and more on the impact each producer has within their community.