The Caribbean’s Chocolate Hotel

Above: Boucan by Hotel Chocolat in St Lucia (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell SOUFRIERE — I am a cacao grower. The sun is beaming on this morning in St Lucia. There is little shade among the leaves of […]


A Vegan Chocolate Pudding Recipe, Jamaican Style

By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor In the United States and more recently in Canada, February is celebrated as  “Black History” month in remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African Diaspora. Additionally, Presidents’ Day, which is […]


Eating Through Nassau in 8 Bites

By Guy Britton NASSAU – For such a well-known destination, there are still secret spots and new places to dine off the beaten path in Nassau.  Few destinations have  a better  range o f culinary experiences. We had just three days […]


From Cancun, the Art of Chocolate

Above: ki-kakaw chocolate Was this chocolate, or an ancient Mayan relief? Well, it was a bit of both. It’s called ki-kakaw, and it’s a special chocolate made in Cancun on Mexico’s Caribbean coast. Ki-kakaw is branded with the Mayan symbol […]

In Grenada, Celebrating Chocolate

Above: sorting cocoa beans in Grenada (Photo: Grenada Chocolate Company) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s profile in the chocolate industry has grown in recent years, thanks in large part to the Grenada Chocolate Company, which was founded in 1999. […]

New Chocolate Factory Opens in Grenada

Above: chocolate company LA Burdick is a partner in the new factory By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has a new chocolate factory. The Diamond Chocolate Factory has officially opened in the area of St Mark’s following an inauguration ceremony […]


In St Lucia, the Love of Chocolate

Above: St Lucian chocolate Cacao and chocolate have long played an integral role in the history of St Lucia, and the island is once again celebrating Chocolate Heritage Month. The month-long festivities explore the roots of cacao in St Lucia, […]

At St Vincent's Buccament Bay, Learning the Art of Chocolate

Above: chocolate at Buccament Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff From St Lucia’s Boucan Hotel, Restaurant and Cocoa Plantation to the Graycliff Hotel in Nassau (which recently debuted its own chocolate factory), Caribbean hotels are increasingly upping their chocolate quotient. […]


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