Nestled between the impressive presence of Mombacho Volcano and adjacent to Lake Nicaragua (Lago Cocibolca) is the principal cacao orchard of Argencove situated on Finca Rio Grande. They have journeyed throughout Nicaragua to identify areas of unique flavor and genetics. The outcome is what has been planted in thier orchard.
They believe that a balanced ecological environment will provide a fruitful outcome for the cacao orchard. This approach encompasses an agroforestry process that allows for a succession of shade species which also contributes to the nutritional requirements of the cacao via nitrogen fixation from the atmosphere.