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Best Chocolate in Toronto

Best Chocolate in Toronto

We're delighted to once more be nominated for the Now Readers Choice Best Chocolate in Toronto! We've been stone-grinding and pedaling chocolate across Toronto for over a decade, and couldn't be here today without all of you and your support. We would be so grateful for a few moments of your time to vote for us. Just click on the link here and scroll down to the "Best Chocolate" category!

Why vote for us?

We make food, not candy. Our...


International Chocolate Awards 2019

International Chocolate Awards 2019

We are thrilled to announce that our Jaguar Pure won both a gold and bronze medal in the International Chocolate Awards 2019 Americas competition, while your favourite Swirl and Crunch bars also won a bronze each! We're excited and honoured to be paving the way for more theobroma bicolor innovation and creation in the craft chocolate world.

Our albino cacao chocolate is proving that the best chocolate in the world can be stone-ground, nutritious, and still award-winning.

Check out the full page of winners here.


Beyond Fair Trade

Beyond Fair Trade

Check out the smiling faces of our founder Michael Sacco and one of our oldest partners in Mexico, Don Flor, gracing the pages of the National Post!

This article outlines the limitations and potential for certifications such as Fairtrade, and what direct-trade can mean for cacao producers and chocolate makers alike. At ChocoSol, we're proud to work directly with growers in Mexico, Dominican Republic, and Ecuador. It's great to see other chocolate makers like Taza Chocolate and LetterPress Chocolate engaging with direct-trade, and we hope more organisations can...


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...


International Chocolate Awards 2018

International Chocolate Awards 2018

International Chocolate Awards 2018. Winners Announced

We are incredibly proud to announce that ChocoSol is the recipient of four medals in the Americas 2018 International Chocolate Awards!

With gratitude, we see these awards as a testament to the fact that direct-trade, socially-just, ecologically regenerative, and nutritious stone-ground dark chocolate can compete with the best. We are proud to continually strive towards being and doing better.

A huge thank you to our partners in southern Mexico who make all of our chocolate possible, thank you to the International...