With chocolate consumption on the rise and cocoa supplies from traditional sources failing to keep pace with this growing demand, cocoa buyers are finding it increasingly challenging to find a reliable supply of fine flavoured cocoa. Buyers are looking for producers that can guarantee quality, demonstrate traceability, provide consistent supply and are using sound environmental and social practices on the ground. SVCC is committed to doing all of this.
St Vincent is clearly an ideal location to grow cocoa and with increasing world demand for this product, the Company’s timing appears to be perfect. However creating an entire industry from scratch comes with significant risk and will undoubtedly require significant time and investment.