Where Does Your Chocolate Come From?

January 26, 2015

Equal Exchange, one of our fair-trade chocolate suppliers, sources its organically grown cacao from Panama, Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, and Peru. “So few people even realize that chocolate comes from a tree,” notes Cristina Liberati, grants projects coordinator at Equal Exchange in this article by Edible Rhody writer Elizabeth FieldRead more to learn about how the beans from the melon-shaped fruit (or pods) of the cacao tree get harvested and processed to make its way to something resembling the chocolate bar you've come to know and love.

Photo from Equal Exchange

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