Charita Puentespina & Malagos Chocolate Featured in Illustrado Magazine!
THE GLOCAL DAVAO CACAO
By Liza Lacuesta of Illustrado Magazine - The Magazine for the International Filipino, 15 Nov - 15 Dec 2012 edition. For more information on Illustrado Magazine, you may click these links: www.illustradolife.com and www.illustrado.net
This is an excerpt from the original article.
"...As there was no single plantation in Davao that could supply Mars’ requirements, the conglomerate in 2007 asked Charita Puentespina to consolidate cacao harvests of local growers and ferment them. Puentespina is the influential cacao grower who is also known for establishing the iconic Puentespina Orchids and Tropic Plants in Davao City..."