Venezuelan Barinas Cocoa Beans Have Arrived

I am going to keep this very short. After quite the wait, the new stock of fermented and unfermented Venezuelan Barinas Criollo cocoa beans have arrived. I will begin processing the back orders and get them out ASAP. If you have been waiting to order until they were actually in, here they are. Also, I […]

Organic Isn’t Everything

I had the opportunity to sample an organic cacao bean the other day. It was from one of the other cocoa bean sellers on the web (no I won’t name names) and I was thrilled to have the chance to evaluate someone else’s stock. It was not Criollo (a hybrid from what I could tell), […]

Make Your Own Cocoa Nibs At Home

Prototype CrankandStein Cocoa Mill Mill Cracked Ocumare Ok, not quite, but very very soon and hopefully I got your attention. A number of you have asked why I don’t sell cocoa nibs. Well, frankly, they are a lot of work, and I don’t see the point in that they are only an intermediate step in […]



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