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In Conversation with Our Friend Kayoko Hamamoto from Coconama

In Conversation with Our Friend Kayoko Hamamoto from Coconama

History of Coconama & Kayoko’s Story: Coconama only started using cocoa beans five years ago. They used to buy bulk chocolate from Europe. Previously, Kayoko was responsible for sourcing cocoa beans for a company in Japan. Currently, Coconama sources beans from EMKAO and another supplier. The other supplierprovides beans from Guatemala, Bolivia, and Belize. Coconama is only using EMKAO beans for chocolate workshops currently, because the flavour profiles of Cameroonian beans is very mild compared to Guatemalan, Bolivian, and beans from Belize. Most workshops are for kids, and they prefer the mild taste of Cameroonian beans. What are the most important considerations when...

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