The Association restored the prestige of the Ecuadorian COCOA within the international market, through the quality requirement of the Ecuadorian cocoa for export.
The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) acknowledges ANECACAO and so it does the Cocoa Newsletter and the World Cocoa Director, promoting our activities worldwide.
On July 22nd of 2005, the National Cocoa was declared Product Symbol of Ecuador according to the Ministerial Agreement No. 070 of the Ministry of Agriculture.
Positive results have been obtained for cocoa through campaigns focused on quality at the following levels: elimination of the impurities, rate of humidity, good agricultural practice, pruning, rehabilitation and renovation, appropriate drying, traceability on the export market and a fair price for a good cocoa.
Information exchange with the public sector: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Foreign Trade; and also with independent organisms such as INIAP, AGROCALIDAD, ICCO; as well as with international organisms such as CIRAD in France, CEPLAC in Brazil, the Luker Foundation in Colombia, CATIE in Costa Rica, CONACACAO and FEDECACAO in Colombia.
Institutional support by FEDEXPORT, the Federation of Producers of Cocoa, Agricultural Cocoa plantations Cooperatives, CORPEI as well as Chambers of Commerce and industry.
Development of the researches in laboratories with for purpose of improving the quality control of the Cocoa for export.
Promotions and seminars at a regional level with universities or organizations of the sector.
Compliance from the associated companies of ANECACAO, to the quality standards of the International Organization concerning the use of cabuya bags without oil wastes.
Departments of Statistics and Foreign Trade with for purpose of handling real-time information of the Cocoa sector.
Setting-up biotechnologies within the sector, to generate and optimize the organic production.