We Taste Notes of:
Rocky Road Ice Cream
About the Bean
Great chocolate comes from great beans. And great beans come from really awesome farmers. That’s why we go above and beyond Fair Trade standards by paying a tasty premium on our beans.
Estate: Kokoa Kamili
Kokoa Kamili works in Tanzania – famous for national parks, big game, and Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania has a long history with cocoa since the crop was first introduced in the 1880s.
Approximately a ten hour drive from the country’s main city of Dar es Salaam, Kokoa Kamili is based in the village of Mbingu (Kiswahili for Heaven) bordering the beautiful Udzungwa Mountain National Park.
Terroir: Kilombero Valley
Cocoa farmers in the Kilombero Valley practice organic farming, in the complete absence of any inorganic inputs.
Kokoa Kamili works with about 2000 registered smallholder farmers that own between 0.5 to two acres of land – focusing on food crops.