While opening the Cacao and Chocolate Museum in Cusco, we decided to travel to the "Valle de la Convención" (5 hours from Cusco), region where most cacao is produced in Peru.
Talking to some producers or cooperatives, we saw that in fact cacao is not or poorly fermented in these region because farmers do not receive enough money to ferment their cacao so they prefer selling it without fermentation.
A lot of people here in Cusco prepare and produce what they call "Chocolate para…Continue
Added by ChocoMuseo on January 27, 2011 at 3:04pm — No Comments
For two months now, Clara Isabel and I are in the fantastic city of Cusco, Perú.
Our objective is to open the new cacao and chocolate museum in this city.
For almost 1 month we looked for the perfect place to install this museum. We finally found a great place in the center of Cusco, on the wonderful Plaza Regocijo.…Continue