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Heirloom Cacao Preservation Project Update

2020-10-21T18:23:57-04:00November 18th, 2020||

More than two decades ago, Jacob Marlin found a small pocket of wild ancient cacao trees growing on the BFREE nature reserve in the rainforests of southern Belize. Based on the advice of cacao experts, beans from the trees were submitted for genetic testing to the Heirloom Cacao Preservation Fund (HCP). The results determined that [...]