The couverture that COCO Organic Chocolates uses are all fair trade certified, certified organic, and certified kosher. Our extra dark is a minimum of 70% cocoa solids, our dark is a minimum of 56% and milk chocolate a minimum of 41%. The beans are from Peru (CACVRA, QUINACHO and ACOPAGRO farms) but are processed in Europe resulting in a chocolate that’s the best of both worlds.
1,800 family farmers
ACOPAGRO is a co-operative that represents small-scale family farmers that harvest cocoa and coconut, situated in the Central Huallaga Valley in the San Martin region of Peru. Family farmers are located across 4 provinces: Mariscal Caceres, Huallaga, Bellavista y Picota. The co-operative was the first to export cocoa in all of Peru.
3,700 family farmers
CACVRA (Cooperativa Agraria Cafetalera Valle Río Apurimac Ltda) was founded in 1969. It is a worker-controlled organization of small scale family farmers of cocoa and coffee located in Ayacucho, Peru.
800 family farmers
El Quinacho (Cooperativa Agraria Cafetalera El Quinacho) is a cocoa and coffee co-operative located in the southern part of Valley Apurimac in the District of Sivia-Province of Huanta-Ayacucho Region in Peru. The co-operative is also part of the larger organizations Junta Nacional del Cafe and Associacion de Productores de Cafes Especiales (APECAFE).