WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO EXPLORE THE SUCCESS STORIES OF THESE RESOLUTE DOMINICAN PRODUCERS WHO POUR THEIR HEARTS INTO THEIR WORK, ADDING VALUE TO THEIR COMMUNITIES THROUGH THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS.
ABITA'S began selling their delectable desserts in our supermarkets in November 2021, with a portfolio of seven products. Their sustained sales growth has enabled them to invest in distribution improvements and expand their production capacity. Moreover, they actively contribute to their community through social well-being initiatives..
With over two decades of experience in the hospitality industry, this chef couple ventured into selling their products ready to eat at home at the start of 2021. Since then, the numberof products they offer in our stores has doubled as well as their workforce. Their sales have seen a remarkable 60% upsurge, extending their reach to cities like Santiago and Punta Cana.
Since 2019, Belinda's Gourmet has been offering their entire range of frozen "pastelitos" at CCN. This partnership has increased their exposure and expanded their customer base through their product placement in Supermercados Nacional and Jumbo stores. Their production capacity has increased by 60%, owing to CCN's support for small businesses, providing opportunities for more people to enjoy their products.
They are honored to be part of CCN's efforts to boost the country's economic growth, and this motivation drives them to maintain the qualityand expand their products offering.
Cacaoteca produces bean to bar chocolate and has been part of our program for more than five years, a journey that has led themto supply multiple products in our stores. They have had a threefold increase in their staff and focus on employing and training youth in the chocolate industry. Since their establishment, their sales have increased by 80%.
Cacharepa, a Venezuelan brand that initially started as a restaurant, became one of our suppliers in 2021. They offer delicious "arepas" and "cachapas." Thanks to the program, they have significantly expanded their customer base, increasing both their sales and the number of employees. Their products are available in Supermercados Nacional and Jumbo.
They producedelicious desserts and assortedpastries, and have been selling them at CCN since 2021. Since then, their sales have grown substantially and their staff has doubled. They have also been able to invest in new equipment, expanding their production capacity.
Today, their brand has more visibility, as it is available in 10 Supermercados Nacional stores, hence more readily accessible to their customers.
Café Monte Bonito started working with CCN in 2019. It is a brand promoted by the Sur Futuro Foundation and supports over 300 coffee growers from the producing areas of the provinces of Azua and San Juan de la Maguana. These growers receive benefits such as technical assistance and training, which translates into a better quality of life for them and their families.
The cultivation of shade-grown coffee, a method used by Café Monte Bonito for its production, helps in the protection of watersheds. Since becoming part of the program their sales have increased by 95%.
Corpo Natura introduced their main product kombucha, a handcrafted iced tea with probiotic properties, in 2017. This product helps regulate the digestive system, aids in strengthening the immune system, as well as for its antioxidant properties. Since then, they have experienced sustained growth, tripled the number of employees and expanded their products portfolio.
Founded by a group of 30 women in the community of Altamira, CHOCAL focuses on the production of high-quality cocoa products. For over 12 years, they have been part of the program, and their sales have increased from 24,000 units to over 90,000 units per year. They have contributed to creating jobs in the area, increasing their staff from 6 to 32 employees.