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Chocolate Makers

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Layton, Utah
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Chocolate Makers

Anyone toured any of the chocolate makers in Punta Gorda? Was it worth your time?

The Dalles, Oregon
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for Guatemala, Belize
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reviews: 148
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We did a day trip with a guide named Bruno Kuppinger (recommended by Kate at Hickatee Cottages) to the jungle cacao farm of Eladio Pop. IT WAS FABULOUS. It included a wonderful traditional lunch at Eladio's house and a chocolate making demonstration. Here's my blog post about it:

…blogspot.com/2012/08/cacao-trail.html

I also visited the little "Chocolate Factory" in PG; there are a few photos near the bottom here:

…blogspot.com/2012/08/punta-gorda-hickatee-c…

Happy trails!

San Ignacio, Belize
Destination Expert
for Belize, Cayo
posts: 4,564
reviews: 238
2. Re: Chocolate Makers

I love Cyril's Chocolate, but don't know about their factory or tours.

Saskatoon, Canada
posts: 63
reviews: 24
3. Re: Chocolate Makers

We headed out to Cyrila's Chocolates for a tour and it was a highlight of our trip. Juan took us out to the Cacao fields, we then had a chocolate making demonstration (with samples), and then his wife made us an amazing meal. I have attached my trip report which has greater detail of the experience and everything else we did. tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g291959-i1455-k515…

Colorado
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reviews: 39
4. Re: Chocolate Makers

The tour of Eliado Pop's farm was amazing. Well worth the time and effort. For those of you who are Christians, it is refreshing to hear him speak of his love for Jesus.

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