These nibs originate from WAMPUSIRPI, a small town of less than 2,000 inhabitants. It is in a remote jungle area of northeast Honduras on the Patuca River (the second largest river in Central America). The cacao grown here is mostly indigenous Trinitarios . Our supplier is a philanthropist who is committed to being a reliable buyer in a place where cacao is the only cash crop. Farmers earn dry equivalent of $2.53/kg which is 124% of the “local” market, (2 days away) that pays $1.13/kg. for unfermented dry beans.