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Cocoa Pod Competition

Cocoa Pod Competition

24th Sep 2021

The Mt Edna plantation produced a ‘hero’ tree recently. Here it is, with picking time approaching.To celebrate our ‘hero’ tree we ran a Cocoa Pod competition on Instagram. See it here.The answ … read more
The cocoa industry in FNQ

The cocoa industry in FNQ

Posted by Ruth Medd on 11th Aug 2021

Many people are surprised to discover that cocoa is grown in Australia.It is a relatively new industry. The first cocoa planting occurred from 1998 when the Rural Industries Research and Development … read more
Introducing Kim Rayner

Introducing Kim Rayner

4th Aug 2021

Charley’s produces high quality chocolate from cocoa grown in Australia as well as PNG.We want Charley’s to be a recognized as the premium product that we are. This means we need to be recognize … read more
"Not as Green" Exhibition 2021

"Not as Green" Exhibition 2021

Posted by Ruth Medd on 27th Jul 2021

Charley’s Chocolates and Women on Boards are sponsoring the 2021 ‘Not as Green’ exhibition’ for emerging (now less green) artists in Far North Queensland who paint and show their works toget … read more
Call to plant more cocoa in FNQ

Call to plant more cocoa in FNQ

Posted by Ruth Medd on 27th Jul 2021

The initial research into coca growing envisaged an industry based on 1,000 hectares of cocoa plantings.Australian Chocolate (Charley’s) commissioned the “Conus Report Overview of Cocoa Industry Septe … read more