AWARD WINNING CHOCOLATE SINGLE ORIGIN Pure cacao flavor with NO additives DIRECT TRADE Personal relationships with farmers. TRUE TO THE BEAN We fresh press our own single origin cocoa butter.

Discover True Cacao Flavor

We search throughout Latin America to find the very best single origin cacao beans and use those beans to handcraft our award-winning chocolate.  Because our beans come from only one farm or region our chocolate reflects the incredible true flavors of the beans from which it’s made.  For more about what makes our chocolate special please visit our “Fine Cacao” and “Our Process” pages.
  • Another History-Making Sofi Awards Sweep!

    Last year we were fortunate to make history as the first chocolate maker to sweep the Dark Chocolate category at the Specialty Food Association’s annual Sofi Awards.  This year we not only repeated the feat, winning Gold, Silver and Bronze, but took home Best New Product as well! The Sofi awards, which Bloomberg dubbed the…

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  • Another Good Food Award Winner!

    We’re excited to announce our Las Palomas Coffee bar is a 2020 Good Food Award winner!  We’re proud to have won a Good Food Award each year since we launched – three in a row!

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  • Three 2019 ICA World Finals Winners!

    We’re proud to announce three of our bars won Silver at the International Chocolate Awards World Finals!  Winners were announced at the awards ceremony in Antigua, Guatemala on November 18th and represent the best of the best from bars crafted by chocolate makers worldwide.  Our winners this year are:  Ucayali 70%, Asochivite 77% & our…

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  • We’re one of Melissa’s favorites!

    We’ve been fans of Melissa Clark since falling in love with her seasonal cookbook “Cook This Now,” and we avidly follow her weekly “A Good Appetite” column in the New York Times. So we were thrilled when she included us on her list of favorite craft chocolate makers! See the full list here, and also…

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  • We’re Featured in Front Burner in The New York Times!

    Each week legendary food writer Florence Fabricant highlights a few of her favorite specialty foods in her “Front Burner” column.  We’re honored to be included as one of her picks.  You can check out the article here, and be sure to take a look at her other Front Burner picks for some incredible finds!

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  • GFC in Cacao Magazine

    Cacao Magazine features in-depth articles about the fast-growing world of craft chocolate.  They just posted a great article about the differences between craft and mass-market chocolate and we’re featured regarding our direct trade model.  You can read the article here. Also, please consider supporting this important new publication by ordering the magazine.  You can also…

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  • Donations needed for Ecuador COVID Relief

    One of our favorite bean origins is Costa Esmeraldas, in Ecuador.  Freddy Salazar and his family have a beautiful farm and fermentation facility in Same, where they provide stable employment and economic benefits for the town. But, Ecuador has been extremely hard hit by COVID-19 so Freddy and his family have set up a foundation…

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  • Double Chocolate Mint Brownie Bites!

    Happy Spring! We are outside prepping the gardens for our Spring plantings, and it feels so good to dig in the dirt and imagine all of the vegetables and herbs we’ll have soon have.  A family favorite to grow is fresh mint- luckily for us it is such a hearty plant we are never in…

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  • Our YouTube Channel is now Live!

    We’ve been doing live videos to show various aspects of our chocolate making process, and people who’ve missed them have asked us to post them online.  So, our YouTube channel was born!  We’ve posted all of our Instagram Live videos and will continue to add more as we make them.  Find out how we make…

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