Purdys' Sustainable Cocoa Program

Purdys' Sustainable Cocoa Video Library

Our commitment to our Sustainable Cocoa Program goes beyond the boundaries of our factory kitchen and retail shops. Our President and Chocolate Scientist Peter Higgins spent time with the farmers, in the cocoa fields and communities that benefit from our sustainable cocoa initiatives. Below you will find videos from his trip to West Africa experiencing the program benefits along side our cocoa farmer partners.


Cocoa Centre of Excellence

Peter Higgins, Purdys' President and Chocolate Scientist visits the Cocoa Centre of Excellence in Pacobo Côte d'Ivoire, where Purdys' cocoa farmers learn best practices to improve their crop yield.


Controlled Fermentation

Footage from Purdys' visit to a sustainable cocoa farm in Côte d'Ivoire where the process of controlled fermentation is used during the process of making chocolate.


Farmer Field Schools

Peter Higgins travels to a rural sustainable cocoa farm to take part in a farmer field school to learn best practices for cocoa agriculture.


Cocoa Horizons Medical Truck

Footage from Purdys' visit to Côte d'Ivoire where Peter provides a short tour capturing the energy and celebratory atmosphere of the villagers gathering for a visit of the Cocoa Horizons medical truck.