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 2019: $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.