HCP Heirloom Cacao 4

Hawaii Agriculture Research Center, Maunawili Experiment Station

Provided by Daniel O’Doherty, Cacao Services Inc.

Designated 2014

Bursary Sponsor: The Chocolateers

Heirloom Cacao

Discover Heirloom Designated Cacao Farming in Hawaii

Daniel O’Doherty moved to Hawaii in 2005 and began his work with cacao throughout the Hawaiian Islands. He works with farmers on the island of Oahu to buy wet beans that he ferments and dries. The demand for his beans currently exceeds the supply and are only available in Hawaii.

Tasting Panel Notes

This complex, but balanced flavor has highlights of raisin, cooked plums, candied figs, and pineapple flavors.

USDA Genetic Profile for cacao beans from Hawaii Cacao farm trees

Heirloom cacao genetics