Forget Africa, get Cacao Beans from India!
India is the 19th producer of cacao after Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria and Cameroon in West Africa followed by Indonesia, Nigeria, Cameroon, Brazil, and Ecuador. All these countries including India are located 20 degrees above and below the equator where the hot rainy tropical weather is conducive for the growth of the short evergreen cacao tree called the Theobroma Cacao. It produces 1% of the cacao produced in Ivory Coast. and less than 0.33% of total world production. Cacao