Establishing a New (Cacao) Orchard Industry for Hawaii

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Amount:
$79,626.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
2006-33610-16808
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
2006
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
2006-00613
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Great Pacific Chocolate Company, Inc.
78-6772 Makenawai Street, Kailua-Kona, HI, 96740
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Robert Cooper
 (808) 322-2626
 info@originalhawaiianchocolatefactory.com
Business Contact
 Pamela Cooper
Phone: (808) 322-2626
Email: info@originalhawaiianchocolatefactory.co
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Cacao trees grow and produce well in Hawaii. How can we develope cacao growing and chocolate production to best utilize this asset? This project research will help define the potential for cocoa production in Hawaii and whether sufficient high end gourmet cocoa products can be produced in a scaled-down factory, appropriate in size for local production, sold at a high enough price and in large enough quantities to support cacao farmers, cocoa processors and retailers.

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