Compañia Nacional de Chocolates S.A. was established in 1920 and is the leader in cacao and coffee markets in Colombia. The country is the ninth largest producer of cacao worldwide. Their commitment to cacao growers is evident in their ongoing efforts to improve the living conditions of the farmers, while steadily improving cacao quality.
The company pays careful attention to providing good labor conditions for all its people, and actively contributes to the well being of its workers and their families. In fact, over 35,000 rural Colombian families make a living by growing cacao. Fair cash purchase prices for cacao are guaranteed by the company.
Compañia Nacional de Chocolates actively invests in cacao research and new technological developments. It promotes sustainable and environmentally friendly agricultural practices. The Company’s environmental work provides control systems that ensure environmentally friendly production processes, including an active recycling program. Programs exist for the improved handling of solid, liquid, and gas wastes and personnel are educated and trained in environmental management matters. Thanks to its commitment to the environment and support from the highest levels of management of sustainable development, the Company has been certified under the NTC-ISO 14001 standard, and received four important national awards regarding environmental management and handling of natural resources.
For more information on Compañia Nacional de Chocolates please visit www.chocolates.com.co
Cra. 43A No. 1A sur 143 Edificio Santillana
Phone (57 4) 266 1500
Medellín - Colombia, South America