Cacao & Chocolate Tour
“Theobroma cacao”, also called cacao tree is a small tree native to the deep tropical regions of Central and South America. Its seeds, the cacoa beans, are used to make cocoa mass, cocoa powder and chocolate. While cacao is no longer used as money, it plays a central role in cultures around the world today. Lot’s of people believe that chocolate is good for a happy and healthy life and global production of cocoa is climbing 2 percent each year!
Locations for Cacao & Chocolate Tour
Cacao & Chocolate Tour in Puerto Viejo
Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate in Puerto Viejo is a small family run business that produces coffee and chocolate in a sustainable way. You will be taken on a guided hike through the cacao forest and learn about the history and science of chocolate. You will see how the chocolate is being produced from bean to bar and you will get to taste and smell the different kinds of chocolates. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 am and 2 pm. A tour will take about 2 to 2,5 hours.
$ - Booking & pricesView our location in Puerto Viejo
Cacao & Chocolate Tour in Bocas del Toro
The Oreba Chocolate Tour in Bocas highlights cacao cultivation and production which is quickly becoming one of Panama's most important exports. You will also let you experience life in an indigenous Ngobe community!. The local guides are cacao farmers in the community and explain every step of the process, including growing, harvesting, fermenting, drying and ultimately roasting and making chocolate.
$ 35 - Booking & pricesView our location in Bocas del Toro