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Dominican Cocoa

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Among the most productive agricultural products in the Dominican Republic is the cocoa, organic and traditional. The country is ranked as one of the leaders within ten largest exporters worldwide for being a high quality crop, with special features and high competitiveness in international markets.

For product quality, the Dominican Republic was included in the select group recognized as gourmet cocoa producers, which uses essential basis of truffles and chocolates of the highest quality.

There are over 2 million 500 thousand tasks planted this fruit, concentrated in five major producing areas that have the terrain and climatic conditions suitable for planting, the main, north, in San Francisco de Macoris.

From the 1980’s when it enters the organic cocoa, which was placed among the best in the world. The organic cocoa is produced entirely agroecological land without using herbicides, or chemical fertilizers, is healthier and is treated with the same process of fermentation of cocoa beans.

Additionally, semi-finished goods are also obtained as organic cocoa liquor, cocoa butter, cocoa powder and chocolate.

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