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    Harvesting Cocoa

    Harvesting cocoa is all about attention to detail. The pods are harvested manually by making a clean cut through the stalk with a well sharpened blade.

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Certified FairTrade and Organic since 1993

Our mission is to improve the socioeconomic standard of living of our members through competitive and diversified systems of production that incorporate sound ecological practices.

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Our Association

The Toledo Cacao Growers Association was established in 1984.The association was incorporated as a non-profit company in 1986 with its mission being to improve the socioeconomic standard of living of its members through competitive and diversified systems of production which incorporate sound ecological principles.

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Our Cacao & its Quality

TCGA is certified organic by Soil Association and Fairtrade by Flo-Cert. TCGA is additionally certified by the Canadian Organic Regime (COR). Our certification ensures that all our activities meet international standards to ensure we contribute to the socio-cultural, economic and environmental development of the region.

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Our Projects

TCGA now have two centralized processing facility where a dedicated team monitors fermentation and drying process daily. Similarly efforts are made through TCGA Projects to improve flavor varieties by identifying and studying monilia tolerant varieties and grafting high yielding varieties.

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    Read our latest news and events:

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    Choco Del Sol visits TCGA Farmers

    Patrick and Peggy Walter from Choco Del Sol, a bean to bar chocoalte manufacturer in Germany, visited TCGA’s farmers and […]

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    Farmer’s Testimony

     “ Thanks to TCGA for helping me with the IDB nursery project. I have seen the benefit of the nursery. […]

  • Training – TCGA Increase Capacity of Fa

    TCGA Farmers and Field Officers Attend one Week Training Course at FHIA, Honduras 
    Eight farmers and technical officers completed a one […]

Testimonial

The Toledo Cacao Growers Association (TCGA) is a non-governmental organization that works with cacao farmers in improving production provide training sales, quality and exportation of organically grown cacao to the local and international market. TCGA work with community base organization, civil society, governments and international organization to encourage and support effective policies and practices through research and policy development, and through supporting the development of local capacities and structures.

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Luis Armando Choco TCGA Director

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