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FoA 360: Connecting Communities Through Chocolate with Patrick and Mara Tcheunou of Bibamba
26th April 2023 • Future of Agriculture • Tim Hammerich
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 Mara and Patrick Tcheunou live in Denver, Colorado. In 2015, they decided to buy a farm in Cameroon where Patrick is originally from to grow cacao.

Their first harvest was ready to go in 2020 - the year the pandemic started and the world changed. Circumstances pushed Mara and Patrick into creating their own unique single-source product line of premium chocolates, which they branded Bibamba.

So how did they overcome all of the many challenges of creating this full value chain from scratch? And what are the pros and cons of living in the US while operating a farm in a country like Cameroon?

The fascinating story of a young chocolate company on today's future of agriculture podcast.