High Market for cocoa products. Cocoa trees are grown in order to sell the cocoa beans that are in the pods. It is the kernel of the cocoa beans that is used to make cocoa and chocolate. There is a high demand for cocoa and chocolate in Europe and North America people eat a lot of cocoa and chocolate. Our cocoa is organically grown and it’s rich aroma puts it high on the order list of our products.
Uganda’s climate is suitable for cocoa production. Cocoa is a perennial crop that responds well in rainy tropical areas, with a maximum annual average of 30 – 32ºC. It thrives under shades and in areas with annual rainfall between 1,500mm to 2,000mm. Districts where the conditions are suitable for cultivation are mainly: Mukono, Buikwe, east of Kampala, western Uganda districts of Bundibugyo and Masindi. If you need to know how you can start a cocoa farm, feel free to contact us here and get a share of our experience in the processing and export of cocoa from garden to table.
Anytime is harvest time. Cocoa is harvested throughout the year and its only the amount of cocoa that goes up or down depending on the season. This ensures a constant flow of income regardless of season.
Health benefits. As early as the 16th century, publications about the medicinal benefits of cocoa were already present. It was used for treating fever and dysentery, improving heart, kidney and liver strength and improving longevity. Petals from the flower were used to treat skin problems, burns and stomach ailments. Today, countless studies continue to appear in medical journals extolling its healing properties.