DAVAO Cacao is 100% single origin cacao, processed by Chokolate de San Isidro, Inc. (CSII) from the Davao Region, Philippines.
San Isidro is a municipality in Davao del Norte, Philippines, known for its cacao production. It has more than 9,000 acres of cacao and is known for significantly contributing to the supply of beans for the entire Philippines.
Chokolate de San Isidro was carved out of the town’s vision of bringing together the stakeholders of San Isidro’s cacao industry with the aim of becoming one of the regions’ major contributors to global cacao trading. It is a social enterprise, incorporating farmer cooperatives, local investors, marketers and cocoa liquor or tablea-producing households.
Our Core Values
Sustainability. True to our mission of promoting Philippine Cacao to the world and advocating for equitable growth in the countryside, Chokolate de San Isidro is instrumental in bringing stability to local cacao trading by ensuring that farmers get fair value from their produce.
Quality. Beans are carefully selected and processed to conform to the Philippine Cacao Bean Standard. In Europe and in the US, our cacao beans are used for gourmet chocolates.
Consistency. CSII’s cocoa liquor is preferred by chefs, food processors and chocolatiers, with the distinction as one of the finest in the Philippine market today.
Innovation. CSII put premium in building partnerships with stakeholders and clients to develop and improve our products with high value added.