Certified Fair-Trade and Organic since 1993
The Toledo Cacao Growers Association was established in 1984.The association was incorporated as a non-profit company in 1986 with its mission being to improve the social and economic standard of living of its members through competitive and diversified systems of production which incorporate sound ecological principles.
TCGA is certified organic by Soil Association and Fairtrade by Flo-Cert. TCGA is additionally certified by the Canadian Organic Regime (COR). Our certification ensures that all our activities meet international standards to ensure we contribute to the socio-cultural, economic and environmental development of the region.
TCGA now have two centralized processing facility where a dedicated team monitors fermentation and drying process daily. Similarly efforts are made through TCGA Projects to improve flavor varieties by identifying and studying monilia tolerant varieties and grafting high yielding varieties.