CFCF provides a number of services to stakeholders in the Caribbean fine cocoa sector and to people seeking to become part of the supply and value-add chain of this sector. Some of these services are listed below.
Field Based Services
- Acquisition / Buying / Leasing existing fine cocoa estates in need of rehabilitation
- Developing a new cocoa estate as a start-up operation
- Establishment of local Fine Cocoa Co-operatives
- Business modelling for Cocoa Farm operations
- Advisory Services for improving cocoa estate viability
- Supplier of diverse cocoa beans to meet flavour profile requirements
- Marketing and branding services for fine cocoa beans
- Quality assurance for single origin bean supply
- Export and distribution of small volume bean supplies
Value-add Processing of Cocoa Beans
- Processing beans to unique value-add products – cocoa butter, liquor, mass, couverture etc.
- New product development & market entry
- Sale & distribution of fine chocolate products
- Business advisory services – finance, marketing, business expansion, operations management.