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CacaoShares Activity Report

We would like to thank the Chocolate community for continuously supporting our CacaoShares movement.

After our first succesful crowdfunding for the Christmas presents at Patanemo “Un Regalo en Navidad” we went back to the drawing board and envisioned what has now become our new website and will become a new business approach

Cacaoshares has become a hub for projects related to venezuelan Fair Trade, reforestation and preservation of Theobroma Cacao. In April 2021, we launched and completed succesfully a campaign to fund the Diploma of Cacao and Chocolate of the Venezuelan Central University, for the first time, in the Fields of Patanemo

The Diploma program was tailored to the needs and schedule of 30 smallscale farmers from Patanemo Venezuela and for 5 non-consecutive weekends participants engaged with academic staff into a modular diploma that has never before been delivered off-campus. The teachers were travelling to Patanemo to conduct their lectures. It started with a grand event on July 9 at the Municipal Theater of Puerto Cabello and it is schedued to be completed by the end of September 2021

It has been reported from the field that the participants have learned to stabilize their post harvesting techniques, have also mastered quality assesment. Some of the growers even tried making bean to bar chocolate using their beans for the first time ever

Now, what about Cacao Trading and Chocolate business?

We have established new lines of collaboration in the USA and Japan.

In Japan, a Patanemo 100% Cacao Chocolate bar made by Chef Koji Tsuchiya received the prestigious award fron The UK Academy of Chocolate

Academy of Chocolate 2021 Awards comment

In USA, Chocolate formulator Christian Tyler of CacaoConsulting is creating chocolates that feature Cacao from Patanemo and we hope more and more chocolate lovers in Northamerica will get to appreciate our Cacao from Venezuela

A pleasant surprise came from the colleagues of Pildoras UX in Spain whom we met a few months before. The collaboration with pildoras UX was encouraged by our advisor Flavio Amiel. Together we embraced the concept of revitalizing tree manager. Gema Gutierrez, their executive director, together with Naile Vasquez worked with Alejandro, Angelica and Fares to bring up a fully addreseable MVP and prototype of the CacaoShares app

What Happens to Tree Manager and the Crypto?

We continue private sales and presentations continue vigorously. In Japan as well as in other important markets

A large project goal such as making a 1 million trees Forest was fragmented into actionable micro projects. These microprojects will fund our activities and the sponsors may receive rewards via the CacaoShares app

No campaigns found here.

As we safekeep the majority of CacaoShares Token until the sponsors of the Cacao Forest get the chance to start accruing rewards

Patanemo project: Exporters have expressed interest in receiving CacaoShares as bridge financing for their farm-gate transactions at the same time we released a campaign to help mitigate erosion in the mountain near the cacaotales

What’s in for the Future of CacaoShares

Recently we received news from Venezuela about a new variety of Strong Criollo that is under research by academics and business partners

The time to act and reverse Climate Change is right now. Reforestation is the number 1 strategy to mitigate Climate Change. If we could nurture Cacao Agroforestry and do our part to preserve rare Cacao varieties while contributing to capture excess carbon then our project will be fulfilled

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Social Entrepreneurship about Venezuela Cacao in Japan

There is a growing trend to make Cacao trade as well as Cacao farming a more sustainable activity. Today we present our Campaign at the famous Social Crowdfunding website camp-fire

We will be offering some exciting rewards using exotic cacao from Patanemo Village in Venezuela together with social expenditure programs to increase the presence of CacaoShares in more remote areas in Venezuela

Unlike other crops that rely hevily on automation, Cacao needs the presence of humans as caregivers of a forest where cacao fruits grow and are processed for export. After exported the Cacao beans become chocolate

This year we completed an export of Fine Cacao from Patanemo Venezuela beans that are safely stored at the port of Yokohama. Now we offer the public the opportunity to support our project via camp-fire

Thanks in advance for your support!

details of the campaign at : https://camp-fire.jp/projects/297235/

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Resumen del Proyecto CacaoShares

Send us a message Envienos un mensaje si desea involucrarse en la siembra y exportación de Cacao Venezolano a Japón
Nuestro Socio comenta sobre las prácticas agronómicas orgánicas en Patanemo
Send us a message Envienos un mensaje si desea involucrarse en la siembra y exportación de Cacao Venezolano a Japón

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Update on Cacaoshares February 2019

January marked the beginning of our field operations. (Videos at the bottom)

We have been working extensively into deploying the first Cacao trees in Venezuela and start testing the traceability technology

During our first site visit we were able to assess the status of the Cacao suppy chain in Venezuela, at the same time we had multi-sector meetings with Academics, private entities and the local authorities, we even had the privilege to get closer to the Venezuelan indigenous tribes, The Bari, growing Cacao near the border with Colombia, in The Sierra de Perijá area

All of the above exceeded our expectations

In line with the this we would like to share our achievements and make announcements of the next steps for our project:

Announcements:

  • Token Sale is ON HOLD until further notice
  • Existing CcS tokens are made transfer ready, released for p2p wallet to wallet transactions. This means that those holding Token can transfer it freely, any amount, any time
  • We are being reviewed for listing at 2 major exchanges. soon we shall know the decision

Our achievements and until today:

  • We have applied for a USA patent to our traceability technology
  • Trademark is already registered
  • We Signed MOU with 2 large scale Venezuela Cacao growers to implement our traceability and plantation management into their units
  • The first 200 existing Cacao Trees have been tagged using tree Manager and we have made a promise to increase to 5000 before the year ends

Some Videos featuring our first technical visit:

Sensor on seedling 1

Sensor on seedling 2

Sensor on Cacao Criollo Porcelana tree  6 y/o

A walk on our Seedlings bank

Aerial footage of The Porcelana Forest

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Situation of the Cacao Beans Export Market in 2018

One of the main features of the CacaoShares program is our drive to be a revenue generating organization. It is no coincidence that we are following two major trends, one in Blockchain traceability with our proprietary technology which uses both physical and DApp sensors. Then, the other important trend which is also very measurable is one in the Chocolate Industry, specifically the world market for Venezuela Cacao Beans

As we can see in the following exhibit, from the Japan Ministry of Finance, in 2018 the trend has been sustained with imports accounting to of 3,113 Tons (only until September 2018) entering via all major sea ports in Japan, mainly Yokohama port.

It is expected that this number will increase in the last months of the year due to the fact that it is harvest time in Venezuela, hence many consignments are being prepared for export

Exhibit 1: Japan imports of Cacao beans from Venezuela until September 2018
Exhibit 1: Japan imports of Cacao beans from Venezuela until September 2018

 

 

 

Moreover, we can see in exhibit 2 the situation of exports to the world which highlights our rationale that more Cacao exports to Asia will be beneficial for the industry. Particularly rare varieties and with supply chain transparency of the kind that only our blockchain technology can provide

Exhibit 2: World Market for Venezuela Cacao beans
Exhibit 2: World Market for Venezuela Cacao beans

In the coming days the Token sale will resume, please stay attentive to more news from the CacaoShares program. The Chocolate Blockchain

 

 

 

 

 

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Updates on CacaoShares Token, October 2018

6 Months have passed since our Utility Token went into the Blockchain

The achievements we have so far are:

  • We have established a pipeline of negotiations with private Investors and we have agreed a date for releasing the Token for sale as “early bird”, soon to be announced
  • The Tree Manager App has been further developed and there is a version for iOS
  • We have signed agreements with major Cacao Growers and started surveying lands suitable for Cacao growing in Venezuela. We have made consultations into other Cacao growing nations as well
  • There is a revised version of our whitepaper with substantial improvements to the Token model and ecosystem, while preserving the core original concept of Cacao Shares Fundraise
  • Our Social Responsibility team has sponsored trial visits to the genetics lab in Miranda State Venezuela with students from the graduate class on Cacao from the Central University of Venezuela (UCV )
  • We are in the process of formation of a NGO that will be the charity arm of CacaoShares
  • The CcS Token has been listed among the default Token of the Trezor hardware wallet

We are happy to hear your comments, please contact our concierge at the left side of this website

Sincerely

The CacaoShares Team

 

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CcS Verified in the Ethereum Blockchain

Our team strives to continuously improve and provide assurances to our supporters and to the public. This time we have been granted the verified status for the authority Ethereum block explorer. You only need to search for cacaoshares.eth and you will see our complete records in a single source, so it will be easier to know if you are interacting with the right address and with the official social network channels

There are only 5 days left until we close the Pre Sale ICO

Thanks everyone for your support so far!

CcS Team

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Elevator Pitch: Explainer Video CcS 2018

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Only Official CacaoShares points of contact

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Security and safety are number #1 therefore we urge our supporters to never share private keys or passwords or send ETH to suspicious addreses to anyone on any social network, The only authorized point to buy CacaoShares on ICO and PreICO stages is www.cacaoshares.com or cacaoshares.eth (for the ENS users)

Moreover, the only announcements come from the following Social network accounts:

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Thanks in advance!
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Prospects for Diversification of Venezuela Cacao Exports