Cacao-Trace

Cacao-trace: great taste, doing good

Our Cacao-Trace Sustainable Cocoa program helps build a truly sustainable future for chocolate and cocoa-based products and everyone involved.

At Cacao-Trace, we master the fermentation process to ensure our chocolate and cocoa-based products have a GREAT TASTE. DOING GOOD is our focus so Cacao-Trace farmers benefit from the value they create. 

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We master the fermentation process to ensure our chocolate and cocoa-based products have a great taste

From carefully selecting quality wet beans to expert fermentation and efficient drying & roasting, we're committed to excellence at every step.

We select high-quality wet beans, pre-sorted & screened by Cacao-Trace certified farmers which leads to a Quality premium. 

We build our own Post-Harvest Centers, with professional fermentation equipment with optimized wooden box fermenters, optimized process and train Cacao-Trace fermentation masters.

We also invest in efficient sun dryers and roasting equipment and define optimized processes managed by experts to deliver the highest quality cocoa beans. 

Doing good is our focus so cacao-trace farmers benefit from the value they create

Our Cacao-Trace Sustainable Cocoa Program helps build a truly sustainable future for chocolate and cocoa-based products and everyone involved. 

Farmers

Through our Quality Premium and Chocolate Bonus, we ensure our Cacao-Trace farmers enjoy better revenue, with an additional 2 to 5 months of income. Education is at the heart of our commitment. We support farmers' families by building schools, and creating the right educational environment. We also prioritize better health conditions with the construction of maternities and installations to ensure access to drinkable water.

The Planet

We support agroforestry and reforestation and work to reduce CO2 in cocoa farming.

Consumers

In line with consumers’ trends, we commit to offering them enjoyment with peace of mind

Customers

We offer better, sustainable business to leverage on, thanks to a superior taste, and a tangible impact. 

Join the cacao-trace community

Join us in our mission to create a truly sustainable future for the cocoa chain. Discover the positive impact you can have on the livelihoods of cocoa farmers and our planet by choosing Cacao-Trace. Our Cacao-Trace chocolate and cocoa-based collection consists of Belcolade, Carat, and Chocolanté, which offer you the finest quality and the best workability for every imaginable application. Contact us to explore our chocolate and cocoa-based products. 

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Products

Belcolade Noir Selection Cacao-Trace 55%

Cacao-Trace, Real Belgian Chocolate

Standard dark chocolate droplets with 55.7% of cocoa mass which offers a perfect balance between bitterness and sweetness.

Belcolade Noir Selection Cacao-Trace 65%

Cacao-Trace, Real Chocolate, Mousse and bavarois mixes, Real Belgian Chocolate, Glazes, Icings & fudges, Margarines & specialty fats

Balanced dark chocolate with 65% cacao mass and intense long lasting cocoa flavour, with a fresh fruity note & a slightly roasted cocoa taste

Belcolade Lait Selection Cacao-Trace 35%

Cacao-Trace, Real Chocolate, Mousse and bavarois mixes, Real Belgian Chocolate, Glazes, Icings & fudges, Margarines & specialty fats

A 35% cocoa milk chocolate with a perfect balance between sweetness, cocoa and milk. Famous for its versatility, this sustainable chocolate will guarantee great tasting results for your patisserie and chocolate applications.

Belcolade Blanc Selection Cacao-Trace 28%

Cacao-Trace, Real Chocolate, Mousse and bavarois mixes, Real Belgian Chocolate, Glazes, Icings & fudges, Margarines & specialty fats

A balanced white chocolate (28%) with tones of vanilla and cooked milk. Famous for its versatility, this sustainable chocolate will guarantee great tasting results for your patisserie and chocolate applications.