Chocolate native to mexico has been cultivated for at least 3 millenia in that region Cacao used originally in mesoamerica- beverage and ingredient for food Dates back to before Olmec -industrial revolution, dutch brought about hard, bars of chocolate
Since 1999 in San Rafael, Sacred Steve has been making chocolate in the same manner as the Aztecs. Using only Ecuadorian beans, Sacred Chocolate is the only chocolate manufacturer that leaves the skin on the cacao beans for added nutrients.
What does it mean? sustainable farming practices democratic decision making within the farming community no forced child laborers, pass health and safety requirements Workers receive &quot;decent&quot; wages