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Uncommon Cocoa

Uncommon Cocoa connects smallholder farmers to the premium chocolate market, driving double-digit income growth in cacao farming communities.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Punta Gorda, Toledo, Belize
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2010
  • Employees 20
  • Website mayamountaincacao.com

Company Summary

The Uncommon Cocoa Group is the first impact-driven vertically integrated cocoa sourcing enterprise, allowing for groundbreaking transparency and quality control throughout the highly problematic chocolate value chain upon which more than 5 million smallholder farmers depend. Working both at origin and in our target market, we drive greater flows of capital to cacao farmers, catalyzing industry-shifting change.


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    Alex Whitmore

    Founder and owner of Taza Chocolate, experience building cacao export operations in four countries, groundbreaking pioneer of transparency in the chocolate supply chain.

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    Virtual CFO

Previous Investors

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    Jim Villanueva
    The Eleos Foundation
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    Morgan Simon
    Pi Investments