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Name:

Asociacion de Recolectores de Cocoa Silvestre Yuracare

Business Name:

Asociacion de Recolectores de Cocoa Silvestre Yuracare

Location:

-16.912475666391924, -66.29150390625

Country:

Bolivia

Region:

South America

In Business Since:

2010

Phone:

+591 77453886 – 73138084

Do you have experience exporting directly?

No

Describe yourself in 140 characters or less:

Wild cocoa beans harvested by the Yucare people from forests in Bolivia's Amazon basin supporting their conservation

Bio:

ARCASY, CREATED IN 2010, IS AN INDIGENOUS ASSOCIATION OF THE YURACARÉ PEOPLE.

ARCASY IS THE FIRST INDIGENOUS ASSOCIATION TO BE “FAIRWILD” CERTIFIED FOR COCOA HARVESTING.

COCOA TREES GROW IN THE WILD IN THE RAINFOREST, WITHOUT CHEMICAL TREATMENT NOR HUMAN INTERVENTION. GREAT IMPORTANCE IS ATTACHED TO THE PRESERVATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT. A SYMBIOSIS BETWEEN PERFECT CLIMATE, THE TROPICS, THE ANDES MOUNTAINS AND LUMINOSITY GUARANTEE A COCOA AS OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY.

ARCASY WORKS IN A FAIR AND SUSTAINABLE WAY FOR- AND WITH IT’S MEMBER-HARVESTERS. THE ASSOCIATION’S STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE IS TO GENERATE AND IMPROVE YURACARE FAMILIES’ INCOMES THROUGH THE EXPORT OF WILD COCOA BEANS.

Number of employees:

1-10

Size of business (annual sales in US$)

US$50, 001-US$250, 000

What is your primary language?

Spanish

Type (select all that apply)

Grower or harvester

Business - First/Last Name

Edward Quiroz

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