Ecuador is known worldwide for having the best chocolate in the world. Wouldn't you want to taste it yourself or even better, learn how to make it?
Yumbos Chocolate is a fair trade chocolate factory located in Mindo, where you can learn the full production of the high quality cocoa bean,grown and produced in Ecuador.In thefacilities there is a didactic area reserved for the explanation withall the necessary steps to the production of the chocolate bar. A guideillustrates and explains with enthusiasm in several languages, ending with an extensive tasting of chocolateproducts.
Founded by Claudia Ponce, member of Ecuador's Chocolate Tasting Board, a chocolate afficionado with a social cause,this ethically oriented chocolate manufacturing project involvesthe production of cocoa by women aiming to improve the living conditions of those in rural areas. The project focuses on sustainability, training, and development.
Ticket provides tour around the production around chocolate and tasting of 7 different types of chocolate, chocolate brownie, cocoa syrup, cocoa BBQ sauce, chocolate fondue with fruits, and hot cocoa.
If you are looking to bring some presents back from your trip to Mindo or Ecuador, this is a great place to do so. Chocolate bars are sold in an excellent presentation, as well as cocoa syrup, BBQ sauce, cocoa hand soap, and cocoa tea.