Öko Caribe, Dominican Republic
REGION/COUNTRY: San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic
BEAN SOURCE: Purchases cacao from 181 farmers in the Duarte Province.
FLAVOR PROFILE: Balanced. Nutty and fruity.
PRICE PAID IN 2019: $4.06 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: $2.70 per kg is what Öko Caribe paid farmers for dried cacao in 2019. This was 51% above the local market price. Visit our Transparent Trade page for context and more on the impact each producer has within their community.