COUNTRY:

Haiti

COMPANY PROFILE:

Fédération des Coopératives Cacaoyères du Nord (FECCANO) is a fair-trade cocoa cooperative founded in 2001 and located in the North Department of Haiti. FECCANO consists of a network of eight cooperatives of small producers and specializes in the treatment and the marketing of cocoa beans.

The cooperative treat and market products (cocoa trees) from the members of the farmers cooperatives of the North Region to produce good quality cocoa for export worldwide to the most demanding importers such as France, USA etc. FECCANO business model is to ensure economic stability and prosperity for all partners in the supply chain and help improve the lives and cocoa farms of small holders. Some of the activities include market research, storage, and shipping to ensure the highest industry standards.

PRODUCTS:

FECCANO products include fermented cocoa beans certified to bio and fair-trade standards. The average annual production is currently estimated at 300 tons (12 containers), with an annual growth rate of approximately 20%.