Listen: Farm Traveler Podcast – All about Hawaiian chocolate
Volcanic soil makes for great chocolate!
My guest today on the Farm Traveler podcast is Daeus Bencomo, from Lavaloha farm in Hawaii. Today, Daeus will walk us through chocolate production, from cocoa bean to chocolate bark, the role volcanic soils play in giving their chocolate a unique flavor profile, and how their farm tours are a huge hit with tourists.
Show Farm Traveler, Ep What Makes This Hawaiian Chocolate Special? - Feb 9, 2021
Growing chocolate on the side of a mountain
What is “single-origin” chocolate?
Growing in volcanic soil
Harvesting cocoa beans and turning it into chocolate bark
History of chocolate
Difference between dark, milk, and lite chocolates
COVID-19’s impact on the farm
Misconceptions on farming