WHO IS TRC COCOA
TRC Cocoa is a division of the TRC Trading Corporation, a large privately held commodities trading and processing group operating worldwide, headquartered in Roseville, California. TRC Cocoa is a cocoa trading, logistics, distribution and supply chain management company with focused on originating high quality and fine flavor cocoa beans from origins such as Ecuador and Peru as well as bulk cocoa from African origins such as Ghana and Ivory Coast, working closely with Co-Ops to promote sustainable growth with farmers.
THE TRC COCOA MISSION
The focal point of TRC Cocoa is to work with and source directly from local farmers to supply local varieties and fine flavors to meet taste needs of chocolate manufacturers. Traceability throughout the entire supply chain is essential in maintaining the welfare of farmers and origins for many years to come.
THE TRC COCOA OBJECTIVE
TRC Cocoa aims to promote the growth of all sustainable practices across the cocoa industry, including programs such as UTZ and Organic Certified cocoa, Rainforest Alliance (RFA) cocoa in efforts to advocate a fully sustainable cocoa supply chain in the coming years. Furthermore, TRC Cocoa is implementing a sustainable hands-on program in Ecuador and Peru to promote and improve best practices in the welfare of farmers, farming, fermentation, and roasting, which are all fundamental for the definition of the flavor profile in cocoa beans per origin.