Puerto Viejo to host third annual chocolate festival
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Puerto Viejo to host third annual chocolate festival

Lindsay Fendt - October 30, 2014

Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory is small beans compared to Puerto Viejo. Starting Thursday night and lasting all weekend, the Caribbean beach town will be celebrating all things…

Switzerland announces $24 million in funds primarily for Nicaraguan cacao production
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Chocolate watch
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Switzerland announces $24 million in funds primarily for Nicaraguan cacao production

AFP - February 27, 2014

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Switzerland will invest $24 million in Nicaragua this year for cacao production, climate change reduction and municipal management, the Swiss Agency for Development and…

The journey of cacao, from bean to bar, in photos
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Chocolate watch
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The journey of cacao, from bean to bar, in photos

Crush Boone - January 27, 2014

[gallery ids="7339,7340,7342,7341,7344,7345,7346,7347,7348,7349,7350,7351,7352,7353,7354,7355,7356,7375,7357,7358"] See our full story about the growth of the chocolate industry in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica’s chocolate comeback
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Costa Rica’s chocolate comeback

Lindsay Fendt - January 27, 2014

Before the Europeans arrived in the Americas on the hunt for gold, the region's indigenous people used money that literally grew on trees. The tiny brown seeds…

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