cordillera chocolate Bon AppĂŠtit Management Company is proud to use Cordillera chocolate in our baked goods. Cordillera chocolate tastes great and is grown, harvested and produced in an environmentally- and socially-responsible manner. Cordillera employs over 35,000 farmer families in Colombia, providing the means to a good and honest living by growing cacao. Cordillera is the first chocolate in the world to be Fair Trade certified where cacao beans are processed into chocolate.
Producing cacao gives farmers an alternative to being a part of the cocaine trade. And by producing chocolate where the beans are actually grown, transportation, handling, and processing are reduced to an absolute minimum.