Head of The University of the West Indies Cocoa Research Centre, Prof Pathmanathan Umaharan envisions that one day Trinidad and Tobago would be well-known not only for its fine cocoa, but for its chocolates.
This certainly cannot happen overnight, he admits. “My philosophy is that we need to look at low-hanging fruit. I think the lowest hanging fruit for us is the tourism market in the Caribbean,” he asserted last week. Thirty million tourists come to the Caribbean every year, he noted.