COUNTRY:

Dominican Republic

COMPANY PROFILE:

CHOCOLALA SRL is a women-led chocolate factory established by Ms. Ana Idalia Navarro in 1990, because of her vision to create economic opportunities for women in the community of Las Lajas, Altamira, province of Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. Thanks to this effort, the company has learned how to transform cocoa into consumer products and over the years have decided to organize and train employees, thus creating the Ana Idalia Navarro Mother Center and later the company CHOCOLALA SRL.

CHOCOLALA SRL is committed to producing quality products and ensures that the raw material (cocoa) adheres to the strictest quality standards and suppliers must be certified. The company currently has a range of nineteen (19) different products, producing five quintals (500kg) of cocoa daily. Of these products several have entered national supermarkets and large chains such as CCN, which has provided the incentive for the company to continue to expand to other markets.

PRODUCTS:

CHOCOLALA SRL produce natural chocolates, wines, butter, and gofio.