News & Updates — Our Work Abroad

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Halloween Chocolate That's Not Scary

Halloween Chocolate That's Not Scary

Happy Halloween!

We love celebrating the day of treats, tricks, laughter, and costumes.

But beware many industrial Halloween chocolates...

Behind the sweet treat you'll often find tricks, from hidden sugars, additives and chemical flavourings, to environmental destruction and deforestation from expanding cocoa plantations, and the ongoing labour conflicts in cocoa farming, including child labour...

We know that chocolate can be a scary world.

That's where we come in.

Kakai+Cacao

Our...


An Uncommon Partnership: Working Together to Disrupt the Cacao Supply Chain

An Uncommon Partnership: Working Together to Disrupt the Cacao Supply Chain

Here at ChocoSol, we are first and foremost chocolate-makers, not cacao traders. While over the years, we have partnered with like-minded craft chocolate-makers in Ontario and Quebec to sell some of our organic, direct-trade cacao, this work has never been the focus of what we do. That’s why we are excited to share the news of one of our most recent and growing partnerships with Uncommon Cacao. Based in the United States, Uncommon Cacao sources and sells high-quality cacao from social and ecological projects around the world. Their work focuses on creating resilient, community-owned and operated cacao projects that have...


New: Oaxaca Profundo Bulk 5lb Deal

New: Oaxaca Profundo Bulk 5lb Deal

New Coffee Offerings

Our low emission, low food mile, direct traded, Indigenous forest garden coffee of Oaxaca has kept many people energized and contented during the COVID19 stay at home order. Sharing a delicious healthy, ethical, tasty, ecological, affordable coffee is truly a great way to start the day and practice gratitude.  We have integrated our new low-emission Loring Smart Roaster- purchased thanks in part to the Fair Finance Fund - to ensure that our ChocoSol Oaxaca Profundo Eco-Coffee remains one of the most delicious, great value, ecological coffees available in Canada!  Keep your eyes open for 5LB value bags...


Albino Cacao & The Regeneration of Oaxaca’s Forest Gardens

Albino Cacao & The Regeneration of Oaxaca’s Forest Gardens

ChocoSol has been working on ecological regeneration in Oaxaca's Chinantla region for over 10 years. In San Felipe de León, a Chinanteco pueblo of around 400 people located in the Chinantla region of Oaxaca is ChocoSol’s only partner for cacao blanco- better known to many as our award-winning Jaguar Pure and Jaguar Swirl chocolates!

The Chinantla region of southern Mexico is home to over 4,000 species of plants and is recognised worldwide as a biodiversity hotspot. Renewing and regenerating the biodiversity of the land is vital for a resilient ecosystem and habitat for the natural flora and fauna. A diverse...