Impact and Contribution of CONACADO to the Dominican Economy
At the beginning of this 21st century, the Dominican Republic was the 3rd cocoa producer and exporter of America and the 8th. of the world. We increased our exports from an average of 30,000 tons in the 70/80s to 72,601 metric tons equivalent to US$ 195,242,559 for the 2018-19 harvest. 97% is exported in Grain, 3% em Cacao Derivatives is (cocoa butter, cocoa powder and/or cocoa, cake, liquor and chocolates) 42% Cocoa is exported organic.