Xoco 'Lattes Los Carrerantes: Chiapas Chocolate Tour: Organic Cacao and Community Cooperatives

Chiapas Chocolate Tour: Organic Cacao and Community Cooperatives

San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico

Xoco 'Lattes Los Carrerantes

Community-based cooperative

2 hours
From$15 USDper person

Xoco Lattes Los Carrerantes is a community-based cooperative supporting small scale producers of artisanal chocolate by generating fair and direct trade of their products and organizing local cooperatives.

Tour Highlights

  • Visit Xoco 'Lattes in Chiapas and help support artisanal chocolate producers and local cooperatives.
  • Gain new knowledge and insight into local chocolate production and sustainable farming practices.
  • Learn about the intersection of chocolate and culture in Chiapas as you taste freshly produced, artisanal chocolate products.

Tour revenue will be invested in improving cooperative training and supporting local cocoa farmers.

Tour Details

  • Frequency

    Any day by appointment

  • Start Time

    Flexible

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Good For

    Adults, Families, Professionals, People with disabilities

  • Languages

    English, Spanish

  • Tour Participants

    4 to 30

  • Difficulty

    Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Yes

Tour Description

Learn about the production of chocolate from actual cacao farmers! Discover the life and culture of Chiapas, Mexico during this chocolate education and tasting session. During your visit, local farmers will take you through the process of chocolate production, highlighting their organic, sustainable farming techniques. A local community member will describe the ancient history of cocoa in Chiapas. Cocoa is a fundamental aspect of the local culture and traditions, it’s much more than just a commodity. So, get excited to feel like a real Chiapas local as you become acquainted with a piece of Mexican chocolate history.

Tour Start Address

Calle Bernal Díaz del Castillo 21, entre calles Tapachula y Ejército Nacional. Barrio Guadalupe., San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico

More About Xoco 'Lattes Los Carrerantes

Mission

To promote organic planting and to accompany farmers in the transformation of cocoa into artisan chocolate, empowering reappropriation of crops and preserving the environment.

Main Programs

  • Artisanal chocolate production

  • Providing support for local cocoa farmers and their families.

Awards & Recognition

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