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1-868-662-2002 Extension 82115; 82178; 83330; 83331; 83332; 83333

Fax: 1-868-662-8788


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Cocoa Research Centre
Sir Frank Stockdale Building
Ground Floor, North wing
The University of the West Indies
St. Augustine

Driving Directions

From Eastern Main Road (EMR)

Enter St. Augustine along EMR.

Drive through the tunnel in St. Augustine opposite Lakshmi Girls High School.

Enter UWI campus via North Gate entrance. See map. (

Drive southward to reach the roundabout in front of Sir Frank Stockdale Building (parking may not be available in front of the building).

From Churchill Roosevelt Highway (CR Highway)

Upon approaching St. Augustine, get into the right-most lane if travelling westward or left-most lane if travelling eastward.

Turn off CR Highway to enter UWI campus via South Gate entrance.

Turn left and drive northward along University Drive

Next, turn right to follow the road to Parking area 'S' . See Map.

After you enter the Sir Frank Stockdale Building from the West entrance, turn to the left and look for the sign on the wall just above the entrance hall. If available, ring the buzzer to be admitted.

Walking Directions

From Eastern Main Road.
Enter UWI Campus via the North Gate, walk southward towards the Samaan trees on the lawn to the left of the roadway. The roundabout in front of the building is just south of the Samaan trees.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I get cocoa butter?

Because our main focus is research, staff at the Cocoa Research Centre are not currently involved in producing cocoa butter. To purchase cocoa butter, please contact the following:

Rancho Quemado Estates Ltd (Mr. Daniel Brash) 1-868-389-8385

Carlos Products Ltd. (Mr Surrendra Persad) 1-868-620-1439

Do you offer chocolate-making courses?

Yes we do. Please visit our training page, then send us an email to find out more about the schedule.

Where can I purchase good quality cocoa beans in Trinidad and Tobago?

Please contact:

The Cocoa and Coffee Industry Board
20 Yard Street
Phone: (868) 672 1580 , (868) 671 1001
Fax: 672-2559

Paul Manickchand and Associates
Phone: (868) 668 2510