FAQ - Is your chocolate sustainably sourced?
Our founder, Jens Knoop, carefully selects the chocolates that feature in our chocolate library. Our current range includes 22 chocolates from around the world, from a white 28% up to a 100% cocoa. We offer a range of blends - which are now traceable, so we know which cooperatives contributed to each cup - alongside a number of single origins from a range of cocoa-growing regions, from Peru and Colombia, to Tanzania and Madagascar. In October 2019, Jens visited the Alto El Sol plantation in Peru, meeting growers who supply the cocoa in our 65% Single Origin.
We work with a handful of chocolate makers, small and large, who are genuinely committed to improving the sustainability of their cocoa, in an industry which has experienced many challenges in recent decades. Programmes such as Cocoa Horizons and Cacao Trace demonstrate the industry’s ambition for achieving long-term sustainability of cocoa, with a focus on environmental issues, productivity, farmer poverty, and social and community development. One of our suppliers is the oldest B-Corps certified company in the world.