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Baking and Cooking with Love


Do you remember the times visiting your grandparents and there was always something really tasty to eat for you? A homemade cake, some jam that your grandmother cooked or all those delicious meals. And if that wasn’t with your grandparents maybe it was with someone else a friend, a family member or your parents. It’s…

Vegan Oat Cookies with Roasted Cacao Nibs


Delicious oat cookies with gently roasted Cacao Nibs – quick and easy to prepare. The simple and healthy recipe for large and small cookie monsters can be prepared in record-breaking 10 minutes. Whether for breakfast with a cup of coffee or as a snack in between – the Oat Cookies sweeten your day and taste…

Choba Choba and the International Cocoa Awards


The International Cocoa Awards (ICA) are an international competition that elects the best cocoas in the world and rewards cocoa producers for their expertise and craftsmanship. As a passionate and ambitious cocoa producer that only uses the best cocoa for its chocolate, and actively campaigns for the protection and reproduction of rare cacao varieties from…

“Gaggo Leche”: The link between two UNESCO biosphere reserves


In November 2016, Oswaldo − cocoa farmer and co-founder of Choba Choba − visited Switzerland for the very first time. During his trip, he also met with Tony, one of the producers in Entlebuch who supply our milk. In the meantime, we launched “Gaggo Leche”, our very first milk chocolate bar. But let’s have Oswaldo explain himself what makes…

Nativo Project: News from the field


Since we kick-started our Nativo Project in November 2017 together with over 1000 chocolate lovers who supported our crowdfunding campaign, many things have happened on the ground in Peru … 200 Nativo trees planted We planted 200 young cacao Nativo trees on the farms of our communities Pucallpillo and Santa Rosa in the name of our campaign…

Expert interview with Bioversity


What is Bioversity and what exactly do you do? Bioversity is part of an international network of research centres specialised in agriculture and development. We study how the agricultural biodiversity of useful plants and trees can help improve the living conditions of small producers. Cocoa is one of our primary concerns. We coordinate the Cacao Net(a network…

The quest for gold in the Alto Huayabamba


This year I spent six months in the Alto Huayabamba. My mission was to precisely study the various cocoa trees growing on the fincas (plots) of Choba Choba cocoa producers to create a detailed catalogue of the different cocoa varieties in the valley. Early on, we thought there were between forty and fifty different cocoa trees…

Origin Trips: Discover our cacaos in Peru


Would you like to dive into the lush Peruvian jungle? Live with the farmers that produce your favorite chocolate and learn everything you wanted to know about cacao? Then join our origin trips to the Alto Huayabamba Valley! Monika, a big fan of Choba Choba and supporter of our Revolution, traveled to the origins of…