In the lush, mountainous department of Alta Verapaz, Guatemala a heritage tracing back to cacao’s origin in the Mayan civilization go into the cultivation of these cacao trees. The indigenous Q’eqchi Maya farmers produce a magnificent bean. This bar was originally created as a custom bar for The Chocolate Garage in Palo Alto, CA. It went on to win a Silver medal at the International Chocolate Awards in the Americas competition in 2015 and a Silver medal at The Academy of Chocolate Awards in 2016.
Sirene is a family operated bean to bar chocolate making company based in Victoria, Canada. The focus of this company is to educate their customers about single origin chocolate, so they include two chocolate bars made with different cacao beans in each package with accurate descriptions on the ingredients and their differences.