Virunga chocolate


Gorilla Bar Dark chocolate


Gorilla Bar Milk chocolate

Gorilla Bars (NL)

For the Dutch (especially Haagsche – that’s where most selling points are) readers:

Please check out the delicious “Gorilla Bars” of the “Chocolate Makers”. Made of Virunga cacao (37% or 68%).

By eating this chocolate you help protecting the mountain gorillas and you support local communities. Cacao trees are planted in the buffer zone around the Virunga National Park.



Tea and Gorilla Bar(s) – A great combination!


Chocolate with Congo vanille (AT, D)

For Austrian/German readers: we spotted Zotter chocolate with “Eierlikör mit KongoVanille”. The vanille comes from the Rwenzori region; the Mountains of the Moon.


Chocolate with egg liquor and Congo vanille


Theo chocolate (US)

And US readers are recommended to buy Theo chocolate!

“One US chocolate company is pushing industry boundaries by supporting cacao farmers through sustainable sourcing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo”

Theo’s three-ounce bars sell for USD 4-5 apiece online ( but less in stores. They are distributed by more than 4,000 retailers, including Whole Foods, REI, Kroger and Safeway.

Please see this article: “Theo: the small chocolate company taking big strides in the DRC”


Leave a Reply