Ever wonder where chocolate comes from? Here’s a peek! Along the border of Costa Rica and Panama is the River Yorkin, where an hour-long canoe ride will take you to a Bri Bri community that grows cocoa in the rainforest. While visiting with the Bri Bri community, we went hiking for cacao, learned how to roast the beans, and then ground them up by hand for pure raw chocolate. Watch our video below to see what what Costa Rican cacao is like!
About Rachelle Lucas
Rachelle is the founder of TheTravelBite.com and was named one of USA Today's 10Best Food and Travel Bloggers. She believes the best way to learn about a destination is through its flavors and collects recipes from her trips to recreate them here on The Travel Bite. In her spare time she enjoys running and yoga to balance out her food obsession.