These designs are a homage to the native heritage of the main producing countries of cocoa beans. Elements of traditional clothing patterns, wood carvings, architectural signs & symbols
were blended together and transposed into ritual, ceremonial or performance-art masks.
The African Cocoa illustration was influences by the culture of Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria
and Cameroon, The South American Cocoa by Ecuador and Brazil and The Southeast Asian Cocoa