Tagged: sustainable chocolate

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growing cocoa in the Dominican Republic

I recently came across some interesting data on cocoa production telling me that the Dominican Republic (DR) is the largest producer of cocoa in the Caribbean. The largest producers worldwide are the Ivory Coast...

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rediscovering cacao with AMO Cacao

I had the pleasure of visiting two completely opposite types of chocolate shops while I was in Guadalajara, Mexico. It was really interesting to see how each makes their chocolate products and the contrast...

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Pacari is king of Ecuadorian chocolate

No discussion of chocolate from Ecuador would be complete without visiting Quito-based Pacari Ecuadorian Organic Chocolate who won no less than nine International Chocolate Awards in the 2012 Chocolate Week competitions in London, England...

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more chocolate travel in Ecuador

No chocolate travel to Ecuador would be complete without a visit to Kallari. In previous posts, we explored Old Quito, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and got detained in a mudslide.  You met ex-pat (American) chocolatier Jeff Stern and...