June 2015: new mates on the farm

Recently our staff member Gilberth discovered a tapir family who chose our farm as its home. They seem to feel quite cozy.

Costa Rica Grand Cru
Dec 2014: sold out!

Thank you very much. We are very happy and surprised by the enthusiastic run on our limited edition. A little comfort for the ones not having had the opportunity to order: The next haverst will bring the next limited edition. We'll keep you informed:

Costa Rica Grand Cru
October 2014: Grand Cru Costa Rica - Limited Edition

Available again: our chocolate made of noble cacao from Finca La Amistad.
Costa Rica 70% - 72h
Costa Rica 40% - 36h

Costa Rica Grand Cru
Grand Cru Costa Rica - a couverture by Felchlin

New in the Felchlin Grand Cru sortiment: Couvertrue from Costa Rica, from our farm Finca La Amistad.
Costa Rica 70% - 72h
Costa Rica 40% - 36h
More about the aroma profile on the Felchlin website.

April 2014: Out of stock - our chocolate "Grand Cru Costa Rica"

Chocolate Finca La Amistad: after only a few weeks we are sold out. We'll let you know as soon as we we have it on stock again.

January 2014: Our first Chocolate: Grand Cru Costa Rica

Finally - our first chocolate. Private Selection produced byFelchlin Switzerland.
Once Negro, 70% Cocoa, conched: 72h;
once Leche, 40% Cocoa, conched: 36h.

You may like to order as long as available. It arrives in a double pack, 80 gr each (11 CHF exkl. postage).

August 2013: New mate on farm - Flash

We have a new mate on the farm: "Flash".
He calls one of the laurel trees his home.

June 2013: Our first naturally fertilized vanille

Still seldom but we are excited: The first naturally fertilized vanille beans are maturing.

April 2013: How dark is dark enough?

The tasting of our first test chocolates: how dark is dark enough? Which roasting process brings out the best aromas? En route to chocolate. We tasted the Finca La Amistad Couverture with different roasting and conching methods and times. What an adventure!

Die erste Vanilleschote!
March 2013: Our first vanilla pod!

The first vanilla pod! Discovered and picked by our friend Alejandro, a tourist guide.

Cocoa of Excelence Award
October 2011: The Cocoa of Excellence Award

Finca La Amistad receives the Cocoa of Excellence Award in the Central America and Caribbean category at the International Cocoa Awards.