International Chocolate Awards 2019: Cacao Betulia wins 3 x Bronze, 1 x Silver. A stunning success one year, after our first chocolate bar was created.
These are the pods of new potential threes, from which we plan to select the future Cacao Betulia varieties. We selected them with the great help and intuition of Zoi from ZOTO.
One of the innovations at Hacienda Betulia is the cacao pod husk recycling. That’s how we achieve a sustainable organic Cacao Betulia!
Hacienda Betulia was awarded as the most innovative cacao farm from whole Colombia by Fedecacao. Viva Betulia!
Finally! After many months waiting our Cacao Betulia arrived in Amsterdam and is now in the storage facility for further shipment to Premium Chocolate creators in Europe.
Für den “Schokoladen-Jäger” gehören unsere Schokoladen zu den Besten der Welt. Betulia B9 Tree-to-Bar konnte sich sofort den Spitzenplatz in seinem Ranking erobern.
TeleZüri: Ein Schweizer in Kolumbien – Leben in zwei Welten. Eine TV-Reportage über Hacienda Betulia und den Gründer Christian Vélez.
At nightfall countless animals come to life at the Hacienda – among them, a nice Ant-Eater. Qué maravilla …
Video Mini Documentary Series: Portal to Ascension uncovers the mystery and history of the Cacao bean. From how it was cultivated, its early usage to its journey around the world.
Summer 2018: The next generation of Betulia Criollo Cacao is on it´s way.
This year´s Criollo de Betulia harvest: Nearly ready for shipping to one of the most exclusive chocolate makers in the world.
A great evaluation test, including sensory diagrams by the consultancy company ZOTO – specialized in cocoa-related projects. The results are stunning.
A quick video on making chocolate homemade from scratch. A Youtube video, showing the cacao tree, cacao pods, fermented beans, nibs and the final process in making chocolate. Tree-to-bar!
Snapshots from the autumn harvest of our Colombian Betulia Criollo. The fine flavour Cacao beans will travel soon to an European Premium chocolate brand.