Establishing a New (Cacao) Orchard Industry for Hawaii

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$79,626.00
Award Year:
2006
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
2006-33610-16808
Award Id:
79692
Agency Tracking Number:
2006-00613
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
78-6772 Makenawai Street, Kailua-Kona, HI, 96740
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Robert Cooper
(808) 322-2626
info@originalhawaiianchocolatefactory.com
Business Contact:
Pamela Cooper
(808) 322-2626
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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