ECI has partnered with Theo Chocolate, a Seattle-based company that makes premium, fair trade, organic chocolate. ECI and Theo work together with rural farmers to improve the quality and quantity of their cocoa crops, and expand their access to international markets...
Starbucks has partnered with ECI to develop sustainable agricultural production and help restore Congo as a key source of high quality coffee. Toward the end of 2014, Starbucks made its first purchase of coffee from farmers in eastern Congo.
Falcon Coffees works closely with the ECI to improve quality, provide training and working capital and to move the coffees to market for premium prices.