Official Chocolate Partner
República del Cacao was born with a purpose, to create the most authentic Latin American chocolate hand-in-hand with local communities, developing sustainable fine cacao production at its source. The company has two business units: retail activity with a wide range of chocolate products like presents, ice creams, desserts and chocolate bars, six chocolate boutiques in Ecuador and duty-free presence in Ecuador, Peru, Colombia and Dominican Republic. On the other hand, professional use with a portfolio of 17 products, divided into profiles: single origin and blend; with presence in more than 20 countries around the world.
Our chocolate is produced locally using Latin American ingredients in state-of-the-art facilities with passion and excellence. We combine these amazing raw materials with the most advanced global knowledge and techniques. The effort and education investment we put in the hands of our team is reflected in the creations that chefs and chocolate lovers share daily. We promote a cuisine of origin and excellence with national and international academic alliances focused on the development of a gastronomic future, through training and specialization of new talents.
For República del Cacao the commitment to the protection of fine cacao and farmer allies goes beyond buying at fair prices but extends to technical support and the development of responsible farming practices, promoting the protection of native varieties of fine cacao. The company has accomplished the highest standards of social and environmental development, transparency and corporate responsibility, while searching to balance purpose and profit, receiving the B Corp certification, as a recognition of the efforts to develop an inclusive, equitable, and sustainable economic model for all.
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