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March 2017 Harvest

IAF nursery facilities can efficiently produce up to 90,000 grafted cacao seedlings at a time, we source budwood from our own extensive clonal gardens

IAF Genuine IAF Mahogany and Cacao stand: a working proof of concept

IAF Genuine IAF Mahogany and Cacao stand: a working proof of concept

San Juan canopy, Vochysia guatemalensis

San Juan canopy, Vochysia guatemalensis

IAF Cacao varietals

IAF managed agroforestry stand

Custom-made Taylor guitar made from IAF-managed Hormigo (Platymiscium dimorphandrum) tree

IAF staff converting plantation lumber into boards

IAF staff converting plantation lumber into boards

Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) stand; Notice long trunks & zero bifurcation.

Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) stand; Notice long trunks & zero bifurcation.

Genuine Mahogany and Cacao stand

IAF young Genuine Mahogany stand with Cacao understory

Lake Izabal

Lake Izabal

IAF Cacao Trinitario "fino"

IAF “budwood” tree

Rio Dulce, Guatemala

Rio Dulce, Guatemala

IAF Rosewood (Dabergia stevensonii)

IAF young Rosewood (Dalbergia stevensonii) with Cacao test plot

Rosewood stand

IAF Rosewood stand

IAF successful Cacao graft

IAF successful Cacao graft

From Left to Right: John Scharffenberger, Richard Bronson, a visiting Chocolatier, Manuel Bronson and Giuseppe dal Bosco

From Left to Right: Victor Castillo, John Scharffenberger, Richard Bronson, a visiting Chocolatier, Manuel Bronson and Giuseppe dal Bosco

IAF assistant manager Victor Castillo

IAF assistant manager Victor Castillo inspecting a young Pataxte (Theobroma bicolor) tree

IAF heirloom cacao

IAF heirloom cacao

IAF actively manages three types of theobroma; Theobroma cacao, Theobroma bicolor and Theobroma grandiflorum

IAF actively manages three types of theobroma; Theobroma cacao, Theobroma bicolor and Theobroma grandiflorum

Heirloom cacao from the region

Heirloom cacao from the region

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