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By creating value through the fermentation mastery that results into superior tasting chocolates then sharing the value created among the chain and especially with cocoa farmers. Cacao-Trace is the only sustainable cocoa sourcing program that is redefining the standard for chocolate. 

At Puratos, we are building a better future for cocoa with a game-changing strategy. The traditional business model in the cocoa industry does not provide a sustainable future, driven by a commodity mindset which looks at quantity over quality. There is an imbalance in profit share, poor working conditions, deforestation, child labor and women inequality. 

Cacao-Trace differentiates itself by focusing on taste improvement. Our exceptional fermentation expertise with an unparalleled international network of postharvest centers is the key to creating superior tasting chocolate and a willingness to pay.

Our Cacao-Trace chocolate collection consists of Belcolade, Chocolanté, Carat, Patisfrance and many other brands, offering the finest quality chocolate for every imaginable application. 

Join our exceptional world of exceptional chocolate!

Bakery Ingredients

Through our long experience in bakery, we are able to design and manufacture every component of our products ourselves and therefore offer you bakery ingredients and solutions of the highest quality.

Patisserie Ingredients

Discover all Puratos ingredients and solutions for your classic patisserie creations. And there’s more. Find out how to surprise your customers with creative, healthier or more sustainable patisserie.

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Discover our chocolate recipes

Cameroon Wild Chocolate Bar

Cameroon Wild Chocolate Bar

Recipe of Cameroon Wild Chocolate Bar

Magical Holiday Cake Recipe

Magical Holiday Cake Recipe

Magical Holiday Cake Recipe with Cacao-Trace chocolate to inspire consumers this winter holiday season

Chocolate Lover

Chocolate Lover

Recipe of Chocolate Lover

Winter Plant-Based Chocolate Indulgence

Winter Plant-Based Chocolate Indulgence

Recipe of Winter Plant-Based Chocolate Indulgence

Black Forest Holiday Recipe

Black Forest Recipe

Black Forest Holiday Recipe to inspire consumers this winter holiday season