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Richard Falotico
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  • New York, NY
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Richard Falotico and Pinoy Chocophile are now friends
Oct 28, 2013
Richard Falotico and Daniel Domingo are now friends
Sep 10, 2013
Richard Falotico replied to Richard Falotico's discussion Specialty cocoa bean supply in the group Chocolate Down Under
"John, Thanks very much, will let you know when we are in a position to offer. "
Sep 10, 2013
John Marshall replied to Richard Falotico's discussion Specialty cocoa bean supply in the group Chocolate Down Under
"Richard Contact me when you are ready.  I need only smaller amounts at present, but would love work with you."
Aug 31, 2013
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It's not enough to hand off to NGOs (non-governmental organizations) the responsibility to redress issues of ethical trade. The purpose of this group is to discuss ways to improve the quality of life of farm families and farm communities worldwide.
Aug 31, 2013
Richard Falotico added a discussion to the group Chocolate Down Under
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Specialty cocoa bean supply

Hello! I am the cocoa merchant at Atlantic Cocoa Company based in NYC (www.ecomtrading.com). I am considering importing specialty cocoa beans into Australia and would like to explore some basics of the market to best serve the growing bean to bar makers. I would really appreciate any comments related to the below:bean origins demandedcertification preferences (organic, FT, UTZ, RFA, IMO fair for life)best location to store (most central to facilitate…See More
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Chocolate Down Under

This group is for ChocolateLife members living and working in Australasia (Australia, NZ, PNG, Vanuatu, Samoa, Fiji, etc).See More
Aug 31, 2013
Richard Falotico is now friends with Kent and Thomas Forbes
May 19, 2013
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Jan 14, 2013
Richard Falotico and Hyungwon Yoon are now friends
Jan 14, 2013
Lisa R left a comment for Richard Falotico
"Went to website....do you have a price sheet? Also are nibs available as well or just beans?"
Jan 14, 2013
Richard Falotico and Bertil Åkesson are now friends
Feb 13, 2012
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Apr 24, 2011
Richard Falotico replied to Jeff Stern's discussion Organic Beans Question
"Jeff and Nancy,   A couple points:    Generally, if your paperwork is done correctly stating organic status, most origins will not be fumigated. That being said, these are the biggest exceptions:   Indonesia as an origin is…"
Apr 24, 2011
Richard Falotico replied to Ning-Geng Ong's discussion Fermentation Troubleshooting
"Nat,   I realized that I should've asked the same thing...my comment is certainly more appropriate for .5 MT and up of wet bean. Thanks for explaining and look forward to seeing where this thread goes..."
Apr 24, 2011
Richard Falotico replied to Ning-Geng Ong's discussion Fermentation Troubleshooting
"Ning,   Hope this note finds you well!    Why are you adding anything to the fermentation? After breaking the ripe pod, you should be putting the beans in a poly bag or wooden box or a pile covered with banana leaves and leave for 2…"
Apr 23, 2011

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Dark, Milk, White?
Dark, Milk, White
Most memorable chocolate experience:
Drinking Pozol in Cardenas, Mexico
My favorite chocolate is:
All of them!

Our Services

At ECOM Cocoa, our primary focus is to meet our clients’ needs and fulfill all of their expectations. The services we offer, which extend beyond simply delivering goods to our customers, include:
  • World Cocoa Market consulting
  • Customized products according to a client’s needs and specifications
  • Technical support and consulting on product applications and problem solving
  • Strong specialty sourcing operation including origin operations - cocoa beans, butter, liquor, nibs, and powder
  • Logistical resources strategically located and coordinated for efficient worldwide deliveries - including complete vendor managed inventory (VMI)

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At 12:39pm on January 14, 2013, Lisa R said…

Went to website....do you have a price sheet? Also are nibs available as well or just beans?

At 4:46pm on April 23, 2011, Richard Falotico said…
Need beans?!? Send me a message!
 
 
 

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