Raw Honey Chocolate Adventures 

Follow our 2019 raw honey cacao avententures, from our kitchen, to the Dominican Republic, to Zorzal Organic Cacao Reserve and back to our production kitchen

Zorzal 2019 organic cacao beans, more fermented black raspberry tones and when roasted right flavors grilled fig, caramel and deep earthy chocolate tones rounded with just the perfect bitter acidity that chocolate lovers love!

First Zorzal 2019 batch grinding

First Zorzal 2019 batch, 83% dark with raw Brazilan quince honey from the edges of the Brazilian rainforest.

New product - Abejitas honey bites!

Our first batch and packaging with Zorzal 2019 beans!

Raw honey-ed nibs

Santo Domingo Jan2019

Santo Domingo

Dominican Organic Cacao and beach adventures - Jan 2019

Zorzal organic cacao fermentation under banana leaves

Zorzal organic cacao fermenting

Zorzal organic cacao fermenting

Talking about fermentation and the temps that bring out the amazing cherry-like fruit flavors

Zorzal organic cacao first stage drying

Zorzal organic cacao drying

Freshly fermented bean

Fermentation measurements at Zorzal

Founder and Chocolatier Nathaniel Hughes at Zorzal Jan 2019

Founder and Chocolatier Nathaniel Hughes at Zorzal Jan 2019

Founder and Chocolatier Nathaniel Hughes at Zorzal Jan 2019

Zorzal Organic cacao drying in the sun

Zorzal 2019 beans

Zorzal's beautiful Reserve protecting the melodious song of the Bicknell's thrush

At Zorzal Reserve Jan2019

Zorzal's beautiful Reserve

Zorzal's beautiful Reserve protecting the melodious song of the Bicknell's thrush

At Zorzal Reserve Jan2019

Checking out the cacao farm at Zorzal

Ramon, head Administrator at Zorzal and Nathaniel talking raw cacao

Ramon, head Administrator at Zorzal and Nathaniel talking raw cacao

Raw cacao fruit tastes amazing!

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