Santo Domingo Surrounded by the Wonderful Smell of Cacao

The Kah Kow Experience store, situated in Santo Domingo’s Colonial Zone, offers guests a sophisticated and quiet environment where they can enjoy this wonderful beverage.

In the award winning film “Forrest Gump” the main character, played by actor Tom Hanks, says that life is like a box of chocolates because you never knew which one is coming your way.

Now, for the past few months, Santo Domingo has sweetened everyone’s taste buds by providing both national and international visitors with the sweet taste of cacao.

The store offers its visitors a virtual tour that will guide them through the country’s Cacao Trail at “Hacienda La Esmeralda”, a local cacao farm situated in the very heart of the Dominican Republic.

The tour provides guests with all the necessary information regarding the industry. It also features the Rizek family, which for generations has dedicated itself to this important local industry.

The boutique store is solely dedicated to the cacao industry in the D.R., and offers its visitors a wide variety of sweets, liqueurs and many other treats that use cacao as their main ingredient.

It is a sanctuary that also provides detailed and entertaining information on how the cacao grain is transformed into chocolate.

The store is one of the most important spaces in the D.R. to offer visitors both a quality cultural and culinary experience.

It is also an excellent educational experience for children who want to learn more about cacao and to make their own cacao treats.

Information is also provided on the health benefits of the product, since it is an excellent anti-oxidant, moisturizer and emollient.

The store opens daily from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Workshops run for 20 minutes and the Price is US$8 per person.

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