THE WORLD’S FIRST
We are pioneering the way the world experiences dark chocolate, elevating its making and tasting to the level of vintage wine and aged whisky.Learn More
The finest of wines and whiskies allow connoisseurs the privilege of exploring something sublime and timeless. We offer this same privilege to connoisseurs of chocolate.Chocolate Pairing
MORE AWARDS FOR TO’AK
Led by our co-founder Carl Schweizer, To’ak was awarded for its creativity, innovation, and outstanding design once again. We won three awards at the Ecuadorian LUX Awards: Gran Prix for ‘Innovation’, Gold for ‘Branding’ and a Special Award for the ‘Most Innovative Brand of the Year’.Unwrap your bar
OUR CHOCOLATE COLLECTION
As with wine, the flavor characteristics of cacao vary according to the soil and climate. With our Harvest editions, we offer you the opportunity to taste the land on which our cacao is grown and the unique weather conditions of the particular year in which it was harvested.Shop Now
Chocolate, like both wine and whisky, matures with age. With our Vintage editions, extractable compounds from whisky and cognac barrels and other unique storage vessels transform the flavor profile of our chocolate over time. The result is a new expression on a whole other level.Shop Now
THE STORY OF TO’AK
It all started in an isolated house without electricity in the middle of a forest preserve in Ecuador. Since then, To'ak has been driven by passion, the pursuit of perfection, and a sincere love for the land and aromas of the world's finest cacao.Read More
TASTING & PAIRING GUIDE
Wine tasting and dark chocolate tasting follow the same general principles. In both cases, we use our sensory awareness to deepen an experience and develop a narrative about what we are tasting. To learn how to taste and pair dark chocolate like a connoisseur, check out our tutorials.Learn More
To’ak is working with local farmers, conservationists, and multiple universities to protect this historically cherished variety of cacao and nurse it back from the brink of extinction.Read More
To’ak prides itself on being the first tree-to-bar chocolate maker to comprehensively explore the science and the art of aging dark chocolate. Drawing from techniques employed by winemakers and whisky distilleries, and based on years of research and experimentation, To’ak’s Aging program is taking dark chocolate into a fascinating new direction.Learn More
If you’re interested in delving more deeply into the science involved in the process, you can read our e-book on the subject.
I had the chance to taste the To'ak chocolate bar and came away impressed by (...) their fabulous, deep-flavored chocolate, like nothing I’ve experienced before.
– S. Irene Virbila, Los Angeles Times
To’ak Chocolate is the finest chocolate we’ve ever used.
– Jessica Shelton, Culinary Liaison atThe Restaurant at Meadowood,a three Michelin star restaurantin Napa Valley
The tasting as well as the story telling around your brand have been really appreciated by all our clients.
– Alexis Perroton, Marketing and Communication Director, Cartier Hong Kong
It’s the best bar I’ve had from Ecuador.
– Doreen Pendgracs, Canadien chocolatecritic, blogger and author of the awardwinning book “Chocolatour: A Quest for the World’s Best Chocolate.”
A rich, deep, pleasantly flavor (...) I’ve never tasted in another chocolate.
– Marissa Conrad, Forbes Magazine
The world’s rarest beans. The longest production and fermentation process. And all done by hand nonetheless.
– Michael Lazar, The Huffington Post