Harvest Outlook | Mountains of the Moon™

Vanilla production trends – what next?

The general trend of decreasing vanilla production in East Africa was re-enforced by a very poor flowering earlier this year in Western Uganda and Eastern Congo.  Read more

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Cocoa market outlook and strategies for 2011

The way forward in a volotile cocoa market

Cocoa prices have been subject to immense fluctuations. Not only exogenous influences are to be accounted, but so are endogenous factors, in particular the conduct of market players.

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How will the next vanilla and cocoa season from the Mountains of the Moon™ look like?

Soon the cocoa harvest will begin in earnest and the vanilla harvesting will begin late November. As it looks like, the cooperation with the farmers and the training provided begins to bear fruits and both certified organic and fair trade vanilla and cocoa production are on the rise and the quality is getting better by the year!

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