Chances are when you are hardcore jonesing for the sweet combo of theobromine phenethylamine and caffeine that chocolate provides, you haven't really thought about
Thousand Pound Egg Wow! Cacao!
all that went into getting it from little cacao beans to neatly packaged chocolate bar
at the checkout.
Was it ethically sourced? Grown away from harmful pesticides? Made without the help of child laborers? Free of deforesting culprit Palm Oil? (So many things to consider when you just want something to get over the 3 p.m. slump, huh?)
If you want to learn all that is involved in getting from bean to bar, the food-loving folks over at Thousand Pound Egg are here to help. Join them this Friday during "Wow! Cacao! From Bean to Bar educational talk." The talk and tasting will be led by cacao specialist and farmer Jorge Hernandez of Bonao Cacao.More »