Each cocoa tree you sponsor has a unique code. Here is N°8 on cluster 1 on Ambroise's farm in Côte d'Ivoire. Yours maybe?
Thousands of delicate flowers grow on floral "cushions" all over the trunk and branches.
Odile, a Treegether cocoa farmer in Madagascar, is looking after her cocoa trees.
No longer a flower, not yet a pod, a cherelle is forming.
The cocoa pods contain around 40 cocoa beans. Their colour, shape, size and texture depend on their ripeness and variety.
Tagging a cocoa tree in Ambroise's plantation, in Côte d'Ivoire.
Once picked and fermented, the cocoa beans are sun-dried for 5 to 6 days. Here at Ambroise's in Côte d'Ivoire.
Joseph, a Treegether cocoa farmer in Uganda, proudly poses next to one of his cocoa trees.
After drying, the cocoa beans are placed in jute bags to be exported.
The cocoa trees grow in a hot and humid climate, specifically 10˚N 10˚S on both sides of the equator.
Edelmira, a Treegether cocoa farmer in Peru, hooks onto the zip line which allows her to reach her plantation.