ECUADOR is a South-American country, blessed with several microclimates, which host thousands of unique species and varieties of flora and fauna. It is also, home of the finest cacao fruits in the world, having earned multiple awards on its quality, aroma and taste over the years.Fortaleza del valle (The valley’s strength) stablished in early 2006, is formed by four agricultural associations, with over 600 active partners. Its main goal is to promote the production and commercialization of fine, aromatic national cacao, with organic certification and fair trade, empowering local environmental, social and economic growth