Esmeraldas is a coastal city in Northeastern Ecuador known for producing cocoa so fruity and floral that you’d swear it fruit in it! The lower percentage of cocoa, means it is the perfect introduction to dark chocolate for those who usually prefer milk bars.
Pacari is a family-owned Ecuadorian company with a simple mission: to produce the highest quality organic chocolate in the world in the most ethical and sustainable way possible. So far they’re doing pretty well, having won over 200 international chocolate awards.
Pacari supports 3500 families in Ecuador. by working directly with farmers to ensure they are fairly paid for their hard work. They also support the local economy by creating job opportunities beyond farming such as technicians, designers, chocolatiers and sales and shop staff. See more