About The Product
We make Taza Vanilla Bean Chocolate Mexicano with single origin, sustainably grown cacao and whole bourbon vanilla beans. We source our vanilla from the Villa Vanilla Spice Plantation in Costa Rica, where they cultivate it organically and biodynamically. To craft our chocolate, we use the entire vanilla pod, not just the seeds, grinding it together with our roasted cacao nibs. Enjoy this profoundly perfumed disc as a snack or in hot cocoa.
50% Dark Chocolate. Ingredients: organic roasted cacao beans, organic cane sugar, and organic vanilla bean.
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......