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For centuries, plantation hands have enjoyed cacao juice freshly extracted from the cacao fruit. Suavva brings that healthy, sweet, fresh cacao juice outside the cacao farms and straight to the consumer worldwide, thanks to new technology developed in the first decade of the twenty first century.
It is a sad fact and indicator of the inequality of our society that many of those who put in the labor may never taste its fruits. A group of cocoa bean farmers in Africa’s Ivory Coast recently had the opportunity to do just that when they tasted the chocolate made with their beans for the first time. A correspondent from Metropolis TV visited the farmers and gave them their first-ever chocolate bar – hit the jump to see a video of their reaction.
TCHO, San Francisco: TCHO makes chocolates to evoke different flavor notes, like citrusy or fruity. Like many chocolate companies, it buys beans from Ghana, where the state-run cocoa industry can make it hard for companies to trace beans to the source. But TCHO recently formed partnerships to work directly with farmers, aiming for better cacao and more money for growers. tcho.com.