The last batch of chocolate bar rewards are out for an early Christmas
Hi all you wonderful backers! Hope the holidays and the remains of 2012 are treating you well!
After making it through the holiday chocolate production rush we have finally been... Read more
We've been getting lots of questions about your reward shipments since some of you have gotten bars and some have not, so we wanted to update you. For the extra... Read more
Chocolate Rewards Packaged and Ready To Go Out the Door!
Here it is, the bars are finally made and wrapped and about to go out in the mail. We thank you for being patient once again while we worked through... Read more
It's happening, the chocolate is being made!
It all seems like a dream, the cacao we all have been awaiting for so long from Chiapas is now firmly in our hands in Hawaii, and we're turning it... Read more
The Xoconusco has landed
Great news! Our cacao from Xoconusco, Chiapas, Mexico has finally arrived in Honolulu after 6 months of winding it's way slowly through Mexico City, customs holds in Texas, to Los... Read more
Our Chiapas cacao has crossed into the US
Friday was a great day all around for us & the cacao growers of Xoconusco, Chiapas as we got 2 pieces of good news: our shipment of cacao has finally... Read more
Cacao has shipped from Chiapas!
Exciting news! Our batch of cacao just left Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, bound for Hawaii. We're so happy that after months of hard work by the cacao grower Don Isidro in... Read more
An Early Valentine's Day for Chiapas Cacao Farmers
Yep, that's what you think it is: 27 packages of reward chocolate bars getting ready to be sent out to all of you fabulous backers who requested early delivery sans Chiapas... Read more
Hi patient chocophiles!
We just wanted to post another quick update since we expected to have the cacao by now and we've been getting a lot of questions about when... Read more
Cacao on the way from Chiapas
Many people have been asking for an update on the progress of our chocolate made from Xoconusco, Chiapas, Mexico cacao grown by farmers in the organic coop CASFA. It's been almost... Read more
Thanks again for supporting tasty traditional chocolate
As our campaign finished up Saturday evening with more than successful funding at 105%, with $800 over our initial goal, Dave and I wanted to thank you immensely for your incredible... Read more
It's a shower of chocolate flowers of gratitude
We are still amazed at the long list of backers that keep pouring in, quickly pushing up our funding to nearly $500 over our goal today. As we narrow in... Read more
We made it! A million and two thanks!
You guys are truly incredible how you have come through for us and the cacao farmers and chocolate makers of Xoconusco! This beautiful morning at 8:30 in Hawaii we woke up to... Read more
So close we can almost touch it!
You are all so amazing! A few days ago we weren't sure we were going to be able to raise $4000 in just a week but you all pulled through and... Read more
A look at the cacao fermenters you are helping to buy
Hola & Aloha to all you chocophiles and amazing backers!
We had an amazing day today, raising over $1000 in 24 hours thanks to all your generous backing and efforts... Read more
Five days and 80%- We can do this chocolate thing!
We're narrowing in on the goal, 80% funded and 5 days left! We can all smell success, but we just need a little final push to make it to 100%... Read more
Last Five Days to Meet Our Goal for Great Chocolate!
This is it folks! Our last 5 days to get to our goal of $15K to help cacao farmers in Chiapas get organic certification, improved fermentation equipment, and introduce their... Read more
News Covers Madre Chocolate's Xoconusco Success
We're getting into the final hours of our campaign and we're so close we can almost taste it... the delicious, rich, fruity, creamy royal Aztec Xoconusco chocolate bars! But these bars... Read more
Tales from Chocolate Mecca: Oaxaca
After the success of finding exactly the right delicious cacao in Xoconusco, Chiapas to make you all hundreds of bars of Royal Aztec Chocolate, our trip to Oaxaca state was... Read more
From the Road in Xoconusco, Chiapas
Hola and Aloha everyone, from Juchitan, Oaxaca, Mexico!
Thanks a million to everyone who's backed us, we're forever indebted to you, and we're slowly reaching our goal. We wanted to... Read more
Updates from the field! A journal from Oaxaca and Chiapas...
Meet the fascinating people and places that make "An Edible History of Chocolate" possible! Travel along with Nat & Dave as we follow chocolate-making back to its roots in the... Read more