The gorgeous Indonesian Island of Bali is not all about temples, beaches and coral reefs. One can also add eating chocolate in the wish list when visiting Bali. Big Tree Farms, which works together with Balinese artisans to prepare products like Litchi-blossom honey and locally harvested sea salt, declared as “the world’s most sustainable chocolate factory” recently. Located 25 minutes south of Ubud, the factory offers tours to the visitors from Monday to Friday. At this unreserved Chocolate Factory that is completely made of bamboo, guests can attend cooking classes; look at the bean-to-bar process, and collect confections sweetened using coconut palm sugars. Read in detail about the same.
Group tours for this chocolate factory start at 2 PM on Monday to Friday and last about 1 hour.
Tour cost charge is IDR 40,000 per person (Free entry for children under 3)
Retail store opens from 9 AM to 4 PM (closed from 12pm to 1pm)
The tour starts with the delicious drink called COCO MOJO and then the guests are introduced to various sample products of the factory in addition to presenting an example of its cold-processed cacao. The tour consists of analyzing the machinery that is used to make various items produced in the factory like Coconut Nectar and Chocolate.
The factory offers numerous classes and organizes some local events for the foodies coming to this area. It is a must-see place for all as they will be intrigued with the building structure. At present, Big Tree Farms is the largest commercial structure prepared using bamboo in the world.
Want to see the making process of these chocolates? Visit this chocolate factory in Bali.