Hi everybody my name is Emilio, new at this site and eager to learn all I can about chocolate. I was born and the Dominican Republic,specifically from the area of " Loma Quita Espuela" san francisco de macoris ,which is ground zero for Cacao production. My family is been in the business of exporting cacao for as long as I can remember , although I never saw the business side of it until now. The entrepreneur in me wants to take advantage of the fact that I have access to the raw product free of charge and get in the businees of chocolate making. I dont even know how to start and would like some feedback about it.
Does the fact that I have access to the cacao beans for free gives a competitive advantage over other people.?
How would I start such a business. I'm just ponderin the idea and any input would be greatly appreciated.
My wife is from a campo near SFM called Jaya. I am in the process of starting a small chocolate making company using cacao from the area. Feel free to contact me. email@example.com
Really!! nice :) I used to go around that area. I'm currently in new york Manhattan. My Father farm is about 300 " tareas" located in a campo called " los espinos". I would like to help him maximize its profits and find new venues to sell his cacao.
We live in Ridegfield, NJ and have lots of family in the Heights. I know where Los Espinos is. Feel free to email me and I will let you know what we are up to.
Sounds like you have a good head start. Send me a message if you want to swap e-mails: I'll help if I can.
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Hi Duff. you can e mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org :)