Indigenous Group in Brazil and the “Golden Fruit” – In Pictures

Julio Rodrigues moved to Boa Vista to study and discovered the art of chocolate, seeing it as an opportunity for his people

Scarred land resulted after mining activities
Meet Julio, who left his community to study in the state capital
The cocoa pods in the Waikas forests
Mr. Mendes on an expedition to the Waikas forest to see the cocoa pods
Final result: chocolate made out of cocoa pods
Mr. Mendes presenting the chocolate
A child of the community next to the cocoa
The community needs money, which is why they consider selling the cocoa
Children holding the cocoa pods
Members of the community going to harvest the cocoa
Cesar de Mendes preparing the chocolate