Don’t let your biases get in the way of tasting chocolate


For our seventh Anniversary Month celebration in July, we hosted a chocolate “bracket” among sixteen bars from our craft chocolate collection. Similar to a NCAA basketball tournament or a NFL Football season, we arranged the sixteen bars into brackets, and customers could submit “fantasy brackets” in advance of the competition. The most perfect fantasy bracket, […]

July 31, 2015

How to Make Mayan Drinking Chocolate


Eladio Pop’s Daughter (l) and Wife (r): Our Drinking Chocolate Guides One of my favorite parts of my trip to Belize with Taza Chocolate Week was an in-depth tutorial on how to make Mayan drinking chocolate. Drinking chocolate has been an important part of Maya life for centuries, long before the Europeans expropriated chocolate for […]

June 26, 2014

Eladio Pop: A Motivational Mayan Organic Cacao Farmer


Eladio Pop Our visit to Belize for Taza Chocolate’s annual chocolate week began with a visit to Eladio Pop, a Mayan cacao farmer who is somewhat famous in the Toledo District of southern Belize. He is the main character in a documentary called “The Chocolate Farmer”, and he’s been the subject of other videos and […]

April 24, 2014