- Published on November 1, 2012
- Written by ari
TCHO is different in many ways:
1. We have our own factory and make chocolate from scratch; we source our own cacao all over the world. We are one of only a dozen or so chocolate manufacturers with the scale to serve both consumers and commercial customers.
2. As with wine, what you taste is precisely, and only, what’s in the bean itself.
3. We are obsessive about quality; we are meticulous in our bean sourcing and scientifically exacting in our formulation development.
4. We have a unique and innovative sourcing program, TCHOSource, that goes beyond Fair Trade — working directly with cacao farmers to improve their crops and livelihood. This program has already helped hundreds of farmers in Peru.
5. We launch our bars in a “Beta” program. Feedback from our customers helps us refine formulations before final launch.
6. We are a high end brand for Millennials — the next generation of chocolate enthusiasts.
7. We have our own factory store located on the waterfront in downtown San Francisco.
8. Our packaging is modern and iconic; we have won numerous design awards.
9. The TCHO team includes chocolate and food enthusiasts with deep chocolate experience from industry leaders like Ghirardelli, Scharffen Berger, and Lake Champlain Chocolates.