About The Product
To make Taza Salted Almond Chocolate Mexicano, we start with our single-origin, Hispaniola cacao and whole, raw almonds from Big Tree Organic Farms in California. We roast the almonds in our cocoa roaster just in time to make each batch, ensuring the freshest, most intense almond flavor possible. A touch of kosher salt added before tempering makes Salted Almond Chocolate Mexicano a compelling sweet-salty treat.
40% Dark Chocolate. Ingredients: Organic cane sugar, organic roasted cacao beans, organic whole roasted almonds, kosher salt.
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......