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Mother of all Cacao

Posted by on 7th May 2018

In celebration of Mother's Day, May 13th, we thought it would be appropriate to introduce you to the Mother of all Cacao, Dana Brewster. 

Dana is the owner and founder of Millcreek Cacao roasters farm to bar chocolate makers. She is one the few female owners of chocolate making male dominated world. However, through tenacity, fortitude and love she has created something unique in the small world of artisan chocolate. 

Dana's attention to detail is on display in the creation of Millcreek Cacao seven years ago. Her commitment to using only the finest cacao lead to the designation of two of the world's first heirloom cacaos; Arriba Nacional from Ecuador and Chuno from Nicaragua. Dana's taste and commitment to great flavor and sustainability helped Millcreek identify these beans and use them in their artisan chocolate years before the Heirloom Cacao Preservation Society recognized our Arriba and the Chuno as two of the thirteen heirloom cacao beans in the world.

Most importantly Millcreek Cacao Roasters is a family business. It is dedicated to creating the best chocolate experiences and it is Mother run! help us celebrate all 

mothers with the Mother of all Cacao this mother's day! Use code Cacaomother15 for 15% off all chocolate and chocolate covered treats! 

See you next week with our latest chocolate and cheese pairings!

Chocolate and Cheese Pairing: Millcreek Cacao Roasters 78% Pure Chuno and Fromage de Meaux

Begin your chocolate and  cheese experience with the enticing snap of beautifully tempered bar. Notice the jasmine and fig nuances with a sparkle of citrus on your palette.Savor this smooth velvety bar that gets its complex flavor from heirloom cacao grown in the deeply lush and fertile northern mountains of Nicaragua, Monte Galpa. Add a thinly sliced [...]

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Chocolate and Cheese pairing: Millcreek Cacao Roaster's Aroma infused High West Whiskey Chuno and Saint Angel Blue

We wanted to share with you a wonderful way to combine two or more great passions. We decided to pair our aroma infused 78% Chuno with a fabulous creamy blue cheese!From deep in the lush fertile mountains of Nicaragua, we hunted down our heirloom certified Chuno cacao. This complex bar is filled with flavors of [...]

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