“There are paths that can be followed; and a path that cannot… it is not a path, it’s wilderness”
— Gary Snyder
Wild Chocolate grows way off-the-beaten-path. Off-the-grid.
Rare & Wild Landmark Varietals
These landmarks shelter pure genotypes & rare flavor-cacáo. Their guardians – re: Bromans (tenders of Theobroma cacáo trees) — row, trek, hack & sweat their way thru jungle to pick wild cacáo.
Each tends to our most ancestral cacáo trees on mother Earth. Millennia in the Making.
Time-honored; time-tested; timeless.
Carefully selected & tenderly handpicked, then left undisturbed.
The kind of treasure you bring out by the rucksack, cargo pants pockets & a trunk. GL getting it all the way home.
Landmark Wild Chocolate Reserve™… so the world can rest assured that together we’re fostering the only planet with chocolate.
Origin & Production
Estimates run that 12+ original heirloom varietals exist. 4 are recovered — either in or awaiting harvesting. The remaining 8+ are pending recovery.
|Beniano||Recovered & harvesting|
|Purus||Recovered & harvesting|
|Newly recovered X||Awaiting harvest|
|Newly recovered Y||Awaiting harvest|
|8+ Add’l Varietals||Pending recovery|
- Original total rainforest: 6 million sq. miles
- Current rainforest: 2.4 million sq. miles