Tagged: Dominican Republic

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growing cocoa in the Dominican Republic

I recently came across some interesting data on cocoa production telling me that the Dominican Republic (DR) is the largest producer of cocoa in the Caribbean. The largest producers worldwide are the Ivory Coast...

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exploring Hato Mayor in the Dominican Republic

It’s truly amazing that it took me eight years–to the day!–to return to the Dominican Republic after my first visit in January, 2009. Especially when it is this Caribbean Island where I first visited...

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thinking about the Dominican Republic

Every great idea was planted by a seed. And for Chocolatour, The Dominican Republic was the place that planted the seed for my desire to further investigate the world of fine chocolate back in 2009...

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a week of serious reflection

This has been a week of serious reflection for me — and I’m sure for most of you, in view of the horrible events that have taken place in Haiti. So much can change in the...