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WCF member company based in Colombia, Casa Luker, shared the following story about how an entrepreneurial cocoa project brought change to a Colombian region and now provides future for their people.
There is a legend around the name of Necoclí. People say that a tired traveler, passing through the region was thirsty, so he asked for something to drink, but people answered: “Ni ‘coclí’”, there is not even ‘coclí’, ‘coclí’ being a common beverage from this area.
Necoclí, also known as the Caribbean Pearl, is a town founded in 1509, located in the sub region of Urabá in the Antioquia department, bordering in the north and west with the Caribbean Sea, and to the east with a town called Arboletes, south of the town of Turbo.
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