Original Beans was founded on a passion for making the finest chocolate and for replenishing what we consume. Our passion has led us to preserve rare cacaos, protect endangered wildlife, improve farmer incomes, build one of the world’s first climate-positive supply chains, and innovate compostable packaging to reduce our footprint and give back to the earth.
Since 2008 Original Beans has planted and preserved over
trees together with our loyal customers and our farmers.
Each Bar Grows One Tree
When you break off a piece of Original Beans chocolate, not only are you a moment away from enjoying the rarest cacao beans in their purest form—you are breaking ground for a new tree.
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Ebola Campaign 2019 for Virunga, raises Euro 11000
In Virunga, Eastern Congo, where Original Beans has been developing (organic) cacao farming among thousands of farmers since 2008, 2018 has brought an exceptionally good harvest for the Cru Virunga and Femmes de Virunga chocolates. The exceptional Congolese men and women of our local NGO, IDAD, have trained and equipped hundreds more women for beekeeping,…
Preferred by the world’s best chefs, patissiers and restaurants
Whether they are the world’s best female (Clare Smyth) or male (Massimo Bottura) chef, a new generation of farm-to-table chefs and patissiers, or passionate hobby cooks, everyone around our Chefs’ table shares the love of cacao and chocolate as wholesome foods and fascinating ingredients; and cares to give back to the earth what we consume.
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