Sundried cocoa in Brazil

David Gomes de Freitas
06/22/13 21:22:57
5 posts

In my homecountry the cocoa bean are dried prepared at "barcaas". Its the name of a big roof where the farmerworker can walk around the cocoa and dry for real time. Also during a rain, the leads covers above helps barcaa to over umidity less.

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Regard my language, because I do talk portuguese.

The cocoa also are productivity with in two products made from the liquid (cocoahoney) drained down in fermentation wood boxes:

They call jelly of cocoa, blanc of cocoa, the both are pure without necessity to add suggar or alcohol. And the blanc are alse called by cocoawine.

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updated by @david-gomes-de-freitas: 04/09/15 08:22:24
Arcelia Gallardo
02/10/15 15:14:36
7 posts

Hi David, I would like to see how you collect, store, transport, freeze the cacaohoney.

Also, do you allow visits to your farm?


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