2014 vintage of Pure Nacional cacao

The Marañon Chocolate warehouse is filling up with the 2014 vintage of Pure Nacional cacao…..and 1 Gringo Brian. . . . → Read More: 2014 vintage of Pure Nacional cacao

Oscar Ayala with miel de cacao runoff

Marañon Chocolate field ops boss Oscar Ayala with 5 gals of miel de cacao runoff. Tastes like pear nectar – so good! . . . → Read More: Oscar Ayala with miel de cacao runoff

Flat beans removed from every batch of Pure Nacional cacao

Flat beans are hand selected out of every batch of Pure Nacional cacao from Marañon Canyon. . . . → Read More: Flat beans removed from every batch of Pure Nacional cacao

Quality Control for Pure Nacional Cacao

Quality control for Pure Nacional cacao in Marañon Canyon begins before fermentation, pre selecting out bad beans. . . . → Read More: Quality Control for Pure Nacional Cacao

Igor Van Gerwen - River, Farm, and 100% White, Porcelana, Cacao

This video was recently featured on the website of the Australian newspaper, The Advocate. In it, our partner and the exclusive chocolatier carrying Fortunato No. 4 in Australia, takes us along on his recent adventure to Peru. First, he crosses the river that separates the Marañón Canyon from the rest of the world. Then we see [...] . . . → Read More: Igor Van Gerwen – River, Farm, and 100% White, Porcelana, Cacao

Natural Barrier to the Marañón Canyon

This river, a tributary to the Marañón River, separates the Marañón Canyon from the rest of the world. There are two ways across: a barge connected to a wire or a small riverboat with an outboard motor. . . . → Read More: Natural Barrier to the Marañón Canyon

In Marañon Canyon with Igor Van Gerwen of House of Anvers

In Marañon Canyon with Don Fortunato, Dan Pearson and Australian chocolatier Igor Van Gerwen of House of Anvers. . . . → Read More: In Marañon Canyon with Igor Van Gerwen of House of Anvers

Woodblock Chocolate in the Marañon Canyon

Thanks to Charley at Woodblock in Portland OR the Marañon Chocolate campo crew enjoyed some amazing chocolate! . . . → Read More: Woodblock Chocolate in the Marañon Canyon

Stirring fermenting cacao beans the old fashioned way

Stirring fermenting cacao beans the old fashioned way in the Maranon Canyon – by hand. . . . → Read More: Stirring fermenting cacao beans the old fashioned way

Single mom sorts dry Pure Nacional cacao beans

Single mom Yesica earns much needed income hand selecting dry Pure Nacional cacao beans in the Maranon Canyon. . . . → Read More: Single mom sorts dry Pure Nacional cacao beans