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Governance at Charley's

13th Jun 2023

On a day-to-day basis founder and MD Chris Jahnke manages Charley’s operations. But Charley’s is a private company with 165 shareholders and a board. So, there is more to it than Chris running the … read more
Plantation news - Charley's Tree's

Plantation news - Charley's Tree's

Posted by Ruth Medd on 11th May 2023

Charley’s Cocoa Tree's April 2022 Blog showed the progress of cocoa trees from seedling to grafted tree, ready to plant.Agriculture is a fickle thing as the cold weather of 2022 at Mission Beac … read more
The basics of cocoa

The basics of cocoa

Posted by Ruth Medd on 4th Apr 2023

Fact sheet – cocoa and chocolateChocolate comes from the fruit of the cocoa tree - not Belgium The Chocolate LifecycleA highly productive Charley’s cocoa tree and the components of chocolate - c … read more
Charley’s Shop -2023 update

Charley’s Shop -2023 update

Posted by Ruth Medd on 3rd Mar 2023

Charley’s on-premise shop had a soft opening from late October 2022. The story ‘Flat pack to Chocolate Shop’  can be read here.Things have moved on in 2023.So far we have installed new roadsid … read more
Cassowary sighted at Mt Edna

Cassowary sighted at Mt Edna

Posted by Ruth Medd on 2nd Feb 2023

Birdlife Queensland is collaborating with Charley’s Chocolate to identify ‘Charley’s birds’In 2022 Charley’s Chocolate expanded its facilities at Mt Enda to include a lease on 80 hectares of … read more