"This pandemic challenges us, but also reveals the resilience of the cocoa chain". This refrain was echoed among cocoa organisations, chocolate manufacturers, non-profit organisations, cooperation and government entities from Latin American countries participating in the Online Cocoa and Chocolate Summit, which was held May 27-28.
Latin America has seven of the eleven cocoa gene clusters. This opportunity has led the region to stimulate the growth of fine aroma cocoa as a source of development for small producers and others in the value chain.
As Rikolto we drew five conclusions from the meeting that could reveal what lies behind this sentence: