SOME THINGS ABOUT US
I/ What is Stone Hill?
Stone Hill is a family company based in Vietnam. Our goal is to bring Vietnamese cacao to the world through end-user products such as chocolate, cacao powder and cacao nibs. We have our own farm in Dong Nai, Vietnam where we cultivate our cacao trees with clean, eco-friendly farming practices. We also work with a network of small farmers that we hold to a high standard and compensate accordingly for their hard work.
II/ How do we source cacao beans?
We classify our cacao beans according to their sourcing method. You can view the details here:
III/ What is Tree To Bar?
Tree-To-Bar is a special type of chocolate which the chocolate maker grows the beans themselves and uses said beans in their own products. This allows for a greater level of control over quality and flavor. This is considered to be the 1% within the 1% since less than 0.01% (probably much less) of the world’s chocolate is tree-to-bar.
However, that is not the whole picture. To understand what is Tree To Bar in greater detail, please view the link below:
IV/ How is our chocolate made?
Although the details, types of machinery, and techniques vary from one chocolate maker to another, the following guide should cover the basic foundation of how our chocolate is made: