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"we live and breathe cacao"

We source, sell & deliver special cacao. From farmer to chocolate maker. We offer our knowledge, network and tools

to sustainably grow the world of special cacao.


We are a special cacao agency.

Gaia is founded by Mariana De La Rosa and Marika van Santvoort in 2019. 

In between a trading company and consultancy agency.

We are a special cacao agency: in between a trading and consultancy company. But always on cacao and with a focus to create impact. We build direct, transparent cacao supply chains. Our aim is to help farmers of good cacao moving forward by offering our marketing, sales and logistics services. We bring their beans on the market, and our wish is that after 2 years they take over themselves. Because of our network and our location at the heart of cacao - Amsterdam - we easily connect supply and demand.

This is how we divide our work:

  • 30% sourcing & selling cacao beans, powder, liquor and butter > read more here

  • 30% logistics & distribution from origin to the Port of Amsterdam or directly to the client > read more here

  • 40% consultancy & trainings to NGO's, private companies and cooperatives > read more here

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Gaia Cacao B.V.

Chamber of Commerce: 78049636

Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 162, Amsterdam

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