Davao’s Cacao Industry

Jover Onas, a worker at the Cocoa Foundation of the Philippines’ Cacao Agribusiness Zone Center in Talandang, Tugbok District, Davao City makes sure that the cacao beans are evenly spread on the solar dryer. The beans will be dried for five days before it is sorted and processed into chocolate and other products. The Davao City Agriculture Office aims to increase the lands planted with cacao trees to 20,000 hectares by 2021. MindaNews Photo by Ruby Thursday More | Read Story