Colombia has a strategic geographical position. As an equatorial tropical country, Colombia enjoys strong sunlight all year round. In addition, Colombia boasts a variety of climates and abundant water resources. Colombia has a potential for 2 million hectares for growing cocoa crops according to a study of various regions (scale: 1:100.000) based on edaphic and climate criteria. (Corpoica, Fedecacao and Agriculture Ministry, 2011).
Colombian Cocoa is grown in regions with an altitude between 0 and 1,100 meters, at temperatures within 24-28°C, and with annual rains among 1.800-2.600 mm. With an average of 2.612 cubic meters of water per capita per year, the country sits above the South American average and above other regions such as North America, Europe and Asia. (FAO and Instituto Geográfico Agustín Codazzi (IGAC)
"Colombian cocoa: the best flavor and aroma, a distinction given to only 5% of beans worldwide "(ICCO).