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Myron Burkholder, LWR’s deputy regional director for Latin America, stands atop cacao fermentation boxes

The Unexpected Bumps in the Road on a Visit to Haiti

One of the things I’ve learned over the years in my many visits to coffee and cocoa farmers in Central America is that even with meticulous planning and preparation, your daily schedule will soon go out of whack. Sometimes it’s the weather. Or it could be a broken-down vehicle. In the case of my recent […]

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Could Chocolate Get Any Better?

Apparently yes! And LWR is helping make that possible with our partners in Nicaragua. Last week the country´s first ever international chocolate-tasting competition took place in Managua, Nicaragua. There, seven cooperatives representing hundreds of cocoa producers competed to win the best chocolate award.  Cocoa beans are used to make chocolate, and LWR´s heart is in [...]Read More...

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