BOHO Chocolate is distinguished by its commitment to sourcing premium organic cacao beans while upholding rigorous social, economic, and environmental standards across the entire supply chain.
The chocolate produced by BOHO is a labor of love, meticulously created from scratch using exclusively premium organic cacao beans. These beans are directly procured from smallholder farms and cooperatives that play a pivotal role as our suppliers. Notably, BOHO Chocolate goes above and beyond by paying an average of $7500-8000 per metric ton in 2023, which significantly exceeds the prevailing commodity price by more than two times.
By choosing BOHO Chocolate, you not only get to savor one of the best American chocolate but also actively contribute to sustainable practices. Your decision to indulge in our bean-to-bar chocolate directly benefits every grower, cooperative, producer, and retailer involved in our chocolate-making journey.
Let's delve into the story...
The term "BOHO" finds its roots in "Bohemian" or "Boho-Chic," epitomizing an unconventional, artistic approach to various facets of life, including food, fashion, and design. This style embraces an eclectic mix of global-inspired organic elements, materials, and textures, emphasizing individuality, creativity, and a free-spirited outlook on life.
Introducing BOHO Chocolate...
BOHO Chocolate, a bean-to-bar artisanal chocolate maker located in Florence, Massachusetts, USA, is dedicated to the craft of producing exceptional chocolate. They specialize in using organic cacao beans sourced directly from farmers and small cooperatives in South America and Madagascar. In addition to these valuable relationships, BOHO Chocolate has established connections with Uncommon Cacao, Gino Dalla Gasperina of Meridian Cacao, and Daniel O'Doherty of Cacao Services in Honolulu, Hawaii.
BOHO Chocolate upholds ethical business practices, focusing on social, economic, and environmental sustainability. All their chocolate is organic and made from scratch using traditional methods that prioritize flavor and quality. In 2021, they earned organic certification from the USDA. Their extensive range of chocolate offers over twenty-five unique flavor profiles.
The BOHO Chocolate brand exudes a bohemian-inspired aesthetic in its packaging, marketing, and design, echoing their commitment to simplicity, creativity, and individuality.
The BOHO Chocolate journey commenced with founder Charles Burke, who began his chocolate venture by selling chocolates and confections from a small New England shop over twenty-five years ago. Driven by a deep desire to craft his own chocolate, Charles was captivated by the bean-to-bar manufacturing process. With no prior experience, he embarked on an adventure, booking a flight to South America with a friend. There, they joined forces with TAZA Chocolate and visited farmers, cooperatives, and local chocolate makers, leading to his love affair with chocolate making and the birth of BOHO Chocolate.