WHERE WE SOURCE OUR CACAO & SUGAR

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

FINCA ELVESIA

THIS CACAO ORIGINATES FROM A 200 YEAR OLD SINGLE-ESTATE LOCATED IN THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. LUIS VARGAS OVERSEES THE 120 HECTARE ESTATE WITH THE HELP OF 30 EMPLOYEES DURING PEAK HARVEST.

TASTING NOTES: NUTTY, UMAMAI, SMOKE

CERTIFICATIONS: ORGANIC, FAIR-TRADE, DIRECT-TRADE

 

BELIZE

MAYA MOUNTAIN CACAO LTD. 

THIS CACAO ORIGINATES FROM A NETWORK OF OVER 300 INDIGENOUS MAYAN FARMERS THROUGHOUT SOUTHERN BELIZE. THE CACAO HAS BEEN CERTIFIED HEIRLOOM FROM THE FINE CHOCOLATE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION.

 TASTING NOTES: EARTHY, MOCHA

CERTIFICATIONS: ORGANIC, DIRECT-TRADE, HEIRLOOM

 

GUATEMALA

CACAO VERAPAZ

THIS CACAO ORIGINATES FROM A NETWORK OF OVER 200 INDIGENOUS FARMERS IN THE LACHUA REGION OF GUATEMALA. THE CACAO GENETICS ARE A MIX OF TRINITARIO AND HEIRLOOM CRIOLLOS/ACRIOLLADOS.

TASTING NOTES: WOOD, FRUIT, EARTH

CERTIFICATIONS: DIRECT-TRADE

 

MADAGASCAR

AMBOLIKAPIKY PLANTATION

THIS CACAO ORIGINATES FROM A 100 YEAR OLD SINGLE-ESTATE PLANTATION LOCATED IN SAMBIRANO VALLEY, MADAGASCAR. THE ESTATE IS OWNED BY THE AKESSON FAMILY.

 TASTING NOTES: FLORAL, PEPPER, ZING

CERTIFICATIONS: ORGANIC