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The Economics of Cacao Production in Kona

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Title: The Economics of Cacao Production in Kona
Authors: Fleming, Kent
Smith, Virginia Easton
Bittenbender, H.C. 'Skip'
Keywords: Theobroma cacao
economic analysis
production economics
small farms
Issue Date: Sep 2009
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Fleming K, Smith VE, Bittenbender HC. 2009. The economics of cacao production in Kona. 12 p. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. (AgriBusiness; AB-17).
Series/Report no.: AgriBusiness
Abstract: This study uses an interactive spreadsheet model to estimate the economic costs and returns for producing cacao in Kona, Hawaii, using price and production data typical for a 1-acre, mature cacao orchard. The primary purpose of the analysis is to enable Hawaii's cacao growers and processors to determine a price for wet cacao beans that will be fair to both, allowing both enterprises to be profitable in the long run. The document provides a link to a downloadable Excel spreadsheet.
Pages/Duration: 12 pages
Appears in Collections:AgriBusiness, 1998 - present

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