Articles and Updates

The Biggest Investment Opportunity You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Is farmland the last great untapped asset class? Farmland currently represents an almost $9 trillion market globally with historically high returns and low volatility. A growing population driving demand for high-quality food coupled with a finite and decreasing supply of landmeans that farmland will only become more essential over time. Savvy institutional investors are beginning to take notice, but for most
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Current Belize cacao parcel offering is closing

2 years after we launched our first cacao parcel Ownership opportunity in Belize, this offering is now closing. All but 7 of the original 196 parcels are now in the hands of satisfied real estate investors who have diversified their portfolios by adding cash flowing cacao farmland in Belize. It has been an interesting journey with lots of ups and some downs
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3rd Common Misconception

Following along from the 3 Common Misconceptions and the 2nd Common Misconception newsletter is the 3rd in the series…you guessed it! The 3rd Common Misconception. #3 What if the Company loses interest down the road and gives up managing our parcels? Great question, and easily explained once you understand how our company and business model is structured. #1 we maintain ownership of land in every single farm and #2 we participate in
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Gold Versus Farmland: Which Alternative Is Right For You?

Farmland and gold are two of the world’s oldest and most valuable asset classes, and they share many similar benefits that investors still find attractive today. Unfortunately, as those of us in the industry know, investing in farmland has been largely overlooked in recent decades. However, both assets can provide investors with much-needed diversification, though each offers specific advantages. If
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What’s in Stock & What’s in Store?

Listening to Peter Schiff on the Real Estate Guys podcast the other day and then following his social media posts about the coming economic correction is enough to put a damper on anyone’s day!  All the talk of tariffs, trade wars and major companies in the US and Europe laying off thousands of employees BEFORE the recession has even started, can burst anyone’s bubble.  Pun intended!  Simon Black will tell you, and
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The 2nd misconception addressed..

Following on from the 1st of the series, 3 Misconceptions sent last week, from which we received quite a lot of positive feedback, here in part 2 we address the 2nd most common misconception or misunderstanding we hear about our business model. #2 The proforma is for 20 years…what happens after this 20-year period?       Do we still receive cashflow or do
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Roaring Success! Belize Cacao Symposium Was a Hit!

What an experience that was. We are truly grateful to all our attendees and speakers who flew in from the US, UK, Switzerland, Belgium and as far away as Japan to speak at and attend our inaugural event. These incredibly busy chocolate makers and industry professionals took time from their hectic schedules to spend 5 days at origin, getting to
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3 Common Misconceptions

It’s interesting when you get to talk to somebody on the phone who, even after following our progress for years, listening to various podcasts and reading our newsletters since day 1, still have some fundamental misconceptions about our business model. We get it, our Newsletters can be long and if you are like me you get a LOT of emails so
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Coffee harvest #4 ✔ Quality on the rise?

The coffee harvest season in Panama is once a year. Beginning in October, in the lower lying of the farms we own, and running through to March/April for those located in the highest coffee growing regions. For us, harvest season begins in fincas Cuatro Caminos, Dona Linda and Loma de Los Cedros. All situated between 1,350 and 1,550 meters. (just
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3 “Why’s” Of Owning Agricultural Real Estate

Why Own Land? For centuries the world’s wealthiest families have owned land. Being a Land-Owner set you apart in society. Going back to early civilization, when man learned how to produce food on his land and could produce more than he could consume, he then had excess which he could store and sell. He now had savings and the ability
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