What you'll do
You will have a chocolate class and you will be able to taste the different products of chocolate production: cacao fruit, roasted and unroasted seed, cacao nibs, cocoa powder and ancestral cacao beverage. Then... hands into chocolate... you wil learn the way we make our modern chocolates. We will start with pure cacao to obtain cacao paste of concentrations from 70%, 75%, 85% and 100%. With this you will make different kinds of chocolates combining with fresh local ingredients and our own chocolate fillings and then just create your own chocolates. Finally we will give ecofriendly packaging materials so that you take home your own chocolate creations and share your souvernir from Costa Rica.
Lucía & Mauricio
We are Lucía and Mauricio, founders of Tapir Chocolates since 5 years ago. We sell our products in different retail shops, hotel, restautarants, cafes, souvernir shops and at the airport. We are passionate for the cacao world and healthy lifestyle. Thats why we have create our recepies from scratch and improve them so that we can eat all chocolates without guilty. Now, we want to share we to visit our factory, taste our chocolates and create your owns. Everything made with 100% costarican organic finest cacao from the seed to bar.
Cacao fruit Ancestral cacao beverage Cacao seeds Cacao nibs Chocolate 100% cacao Chocolate 70% cacao Chocolate 75%…
You will use the same equipment that we use to make our chocolates and follow the safety rules of our factory. We will give…
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Where you'll be
The workshop will be at Casa Tapir where we have our small- batch chocolate factory. In the same house there is the office of Costa Rica Wildlife, foundation focused in the investiagation and conservation of different wild species of our country, such as the Tapirs! So you will not only make and eat lots of chocolate, but also you will get to know the work this foundation is doing in Costa Rica for the envoriment conservation.
Things to keep in mind
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Up to 8 guests aged 18 and up can attend.
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Eat & make chocolates at local Factory