Lachua Cacao - Alta Verapaz


Lachuá cacao is grown in the Alta Verapaz region of Guatemala located approximately five hours north of Guatemala City by car. The area is made up of Q’eqchi’ Maya families many of who earn their living cultivating diverse crops such as plantain, mango, banana, cardamom, coffee, and cacao. The cacao varietals in the Alta Verapaz region include trinitario, amelonado, forastero, nacional, as well as United Fruit clones from Amelonado genotypes. Farmers here more than the Cote d’lvorie farmgate price making cacao from this region a desirable sustainable crop. Lachuá cacao is an ultra-premium cacao that has won dozens of international chocolate awards.



Peak harvest: March – June.

Cacao Variety: Trinitario

Bean Origin: Alta Verapaz, Guatemala     

Ingredients Used: Organic Cacao, Organic Cane    Sugar, Organic Cocoa Butter

Organic: Certified

Tasting Notes: Bright fruit notes, red berry, creamy, nutty flavors.