We have created a first attempt to bring cocoa farmers with the same mindset and the same passion together; to unite them where ever they are in the world, whether it is Hawaii, Madagascar or Ecuador. At the same time we want […]
We love chickens. Our cocoa trees love chickens. But our termites and other harmful insects hate them. Whenever you want to start with cocoa farming, and you want to do this organically, we strongly recommend you to also buy a bunch of chickens. Free eggs, free chicken meat (if you are not a vegetarian), free organic fertilizer and a free organic pesticide. Not only your cocoa trees but also your stomach will thank you.
Everybody knows about the disappearing Amazon forests and the vanishing jungles of Sumatra. However, hardly anyone outside the kingdom of Wonder is aware of the dramatic deforestation in Cambodia. Who cares anyway? Cambodia is already a pariah state in the […]
We called him Sva, which means monkey in the Khmer language. His real name is Peng. His nickname was Sva because he was arrested in the forest when he was roasting and eating a small monkey he had killed with […]
It was December 1997. The Asian financial crisis was at its peak. Countries like Indonesia, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore – who previously proudly titled themselves as tiger economies – suddenly plummeted into deep economic despair. In […]
Empty Oceans Before getting into the exciting developments of current cocoa prices, let me tell you about an experience I had with another food source. I was sitting in a very popular seafood restaurant in Toul Svay Prey, a central […]
The Dark Tastes of Anne of Austria. A boy of 16 was standing alone in front of a church altar in France during his marriage ceremony. His 14-year- old bride didn’t need to show up. Engaged since she was 11, […]