Escazu Artisan Chocolates
Founded in 2005, Escazu Chocolates is proud to be part of the growing community of small batch artisan Chocolate makers, producing unique chocolate entirely from the bean on traditional and antique equipment. Midtown Olive Oil offers 6 varieties of this local chocolatier which is made in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The Sea-Salt bar is the most popular bar which is made from a blend of Venezuelan and Costa Rican cocoa beans and is lighlty dusted with crystals of sea salt. The Chipotle Chile & Vanilla is also a blend of the 2 beans then lightly dusted with Chipotle Chile for a hint of smokiness and a kick at the end. The Roasted Cocoa Nibs is a blend as well with a sprinkling of nibs for added crunch! The Goat's Milk bar is made with Carenero beans from the Central Coastal region of Venezuela with the addition of the goat milk's it gives it a rich creamy texture and subtle tangy finish. Lastly, the Guapiles Costa Rica bar is made with Rainforest Alliance Certified Organic beans from the Caribbean region of Costa Rica.