There’s been a lot of news recently about cacao production in San Martin. Rather than try to cover such a wide subject myself, I thought I’d put together a chronological selection of articles from across the web (call me lazy if you like, I can handle it).

Cacao in San Martin, Peru

First, a bit of background information from the World Cacao Foundation in 2008:

Moving on to 2010:

  • June 28, 2010 – Peru Hosts First International Cacao and Chocolate Fair in Latin America; Organic & Wellness News.

The Future of Organic Peruvian Cacao

So, things look quite promising as far as the speciality markets are concerned. The future of organic Peruvian cacao looks bright – hopefully it will continue to live up to its potential.

If you want some more general information about cacao in Peru have a look at this PDF file, Cacao in Peru: A Rising Star. It’s a government-packaged report so it might be a little biased, but it’s pretty comprehensive. If you have any thoughts, extra information etc then feel free to post a comment in the comments box.


Image by Prinzessin, Wikimedia Commons.