Montanos’ Chocolate Co Ltd is a Trinidadian family owned and operated chocolate product company. We entered the market in 2014 as a subsidary of Xtatik Limited and as of September 2018 Montanos’ Chocolate Co Ltd has been the official trading Company for our brand.
Unique Business Proposition & Vision/Mission statement
Our brand ambassador, international Soca superstar Machel Montano is very involved in promoting the brand as a healthy choice, in addition to the extensive community work that we do in the active revitalization of our local cocoa producing industry .
Mission: “To contribute to the successful revitalization of our cocoa industry, turning Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean into a unified member of the world cocoa revolution.”
Vision: “To be the leading environmentally sustainable chocolate and cocoa product producer in the Caribbean and diaspora while providing secure employment to community youth, women and cocoa farmers.”
Company Achievements: Successes, Awards, References etc.
We have contributed to the income of our cocoa producing communities by having them produce our chocolate, in addition to running a programme through the ‘Machel Montano Foundation for Greatness’, whereby teaching cocoa producing communities how to make chocolate from the cocoa that they grow..
We are currently working on using recycled material to making more energy efficient machinery.
Company Product/Service Range
We have positioned ourselves as a smart, healthy, vegan choice and in the short to medium term we are due to launch five (5) other chocolate related products that will further diversify our brand.
Differentiators, what makes your Company, products, services special?
We believe that our celebrity status will propel interest in the revitalization of our local cocoa industry. The products do not consist of dairy, preservatives, emulsifiers or mold inhibitor.
Current market position, Company growth plans, Export experience and capabilities, production capabilities, Company/product certifications.
We are currently ranked as the second best chocolate product on the local market as a result of price and distribution. We do not have exporting experience however, we are at the state of readiness, hence our interest in the exploration of the European Union’s market . We are currently in the process of securing the necessary certification for entry into the international market such as testing for cadmium levels, testing and certification by Chemistry Food and Drug Ministry of Health facility registration.