THE WORLD'S No. 1 TAGUA BLANK PRODUCER

Ivory nut palm with "mocochas"
containing the nuts
The "Tagua", "Corozo", "Ivory Nut" or "Vegetable Ivory", is the nut of a 5-6 meters tall palm tree (Phytelephas Aecuatorialis) that grows throughout the humid tropical forest of northwestern South America. The Tagua is recognized by its importance as a natural and ecological product. Tagua buttons are very special because they help to save one of the world's most important rain forest. Manexpo helps to maintain always a sustainable harvest capability of Tagua nut using strict material purchase control and through the forest protection program.
Local man harvesting the tagua nuts
The "Tagua", "Corozo", "Ivory Nut" or "Vegetable Ivory", is the nut of a 5-6 meters tall palm tree (Phytelephas Aecuatorialis) that grows throughout the humid tropical forest of northwestern South America. The Tagua is recognized by its importance as a natural and ecological product. Tagua buttons are very special because they help to save one of the world's most important rain forest. Manexpo helps to maintain always a sustainable harvest capability of Tagua nut using strict material purchase control and through the forest protection program.

Slicing ivory nut

Blank production lathe

Selection for packing of finished product.This is not a quality control department since it is a permanent activity in all departments.
     
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