FLAVOR PROFILE: non-complex; moderate chocolate intensity / mildly dark with soft round profile of balancing bitter / astringency / cream; low acidity fruits (figs, apple) + tannic earth (leather, mellow wood, basic cocoa)

CHARACTERISTICS: generally large seeds of plump fat content

The United Fruit Company transplanted an Ecuadorian variety in the 1930s, some of whose offspring currently grows around the Bocas del Toro region, notably at Cocabo Coastal Coop adjacentthe Amistad Forest Preserve.

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