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Our Story – Nick Troubetzkoy’s Emerald Estate Chocolate

Our Chocolate is hand crafted with organically grown cocoa beans from Nick Troubetzkoy’s Emerald Estate on St Lucia in the West Indies. Three generations of care and local technique have taught us to select exceptional quality cacao beans that are hand picked at...

/ February 29, 2016
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The Making of Emerald Estate Chocolate

Where does chocolate come from? Actually, it DOES grow on trees, at our Emerald Estate. It all starts with a small tropical tree, the Theobroma cacao, usually called simply, “cacao.” (Pronounced ka-KOW. Theobroma is Greek for “food of the gods.”) Cacao is native to...

/ February 29, 2016