About The Product
Cacao Puro Chocolate Mexicano is the purest expression of our chocolate, made from only two ingredients: single origin Dominican cacao and sustainably grown, raw cane sugar. To make Cacao Puro, we use Oaxacan stone mills instead of steel refiners, grinding the cacao twice - once by itself, and then a second time, together with the cane sugar. This minimal process lends Cacao Puro its distinctive stone ground texture and robust, wine-like flavor.
55% Dark Chocolate. Ingredients: Organic roasted cacao beans and organic cane sugar.
Taza Chocolate Founded in 2006, Taza Chocolate was born out of a desire to combine the Mesoamerican tradition of chocolate with a modern, high-quality product manufactured in a socially responsible way.
In 2005, Taza cofounder Alex Whitmore traveled to Oaxaca to steep himself in the history and culture of Mexico. There, he learned about the pre-Columbian ritual of “xocolātl” in Latin America, and the customs that surrounded the transformation of cacao into a drink. Having grown up eating European-style chocolate candy, Alex was surprised and inspired by the simplicity of the Oaxacan treatment......