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On the Farm

Cocoa Pods and Beans

All around the world, cocoa is grown on small family farms in tropical areas.  South and Central America, Africa and parts of Asia in warm, wet, tropical environments boast plentiful cocoa farms and cocoa farming families. 

Learn more about how cocoa is grown, the farmers who grow it and the on-the-farm practices necessary to prepare to prepare cocoa beans for further processing.