Divine Chocolate is a global social enterprise driven by a mission. Their mission is to help end exploitation in the cocoa industry, creating a world where farmers thrive and prosper.
Thier business model reflects the belief that producers should earn a share of the profits they help to create. That’s why Kuapa Kokoo Farmers’ Union, a co-operative of over 100,000 cocoa farmers in Ghana, who grow the finest quality cocoa for their everyday and seasonal collections, co-own Divine Chocolate. Their stake in Divine Chocolate is a first in the Fairtrade world.
Cocoa quality is determined from the moment it starts growing on the tree, and it is affected by each stage of the bean-to-bar journey. For this reason, cocoa farmers are well-trained to carry out each stage (from planting through harvesting to fermenting and drying) as carefully as possible.
Kuapa Kokoo’s motto is Pa Pa Paa – which means “Best of the best” in the Ghanaian language of Twi. This motto reflects the members’ pride in the high quality cocoa they produce, a result of the time and care they put in to growing the cocoa