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From Cocoa to Chocolate: Celebrate the Heritage of the Maya

Chocolate is a beloved treat enjoyed worldwide but holds significant cultural importance for many cultures. In Belize, the cacao plant used to make chocolate has a rich history and cultural significance for the Maya. Chocolate played a vital role in ceremonial beverages and ritual offerings for the ancient civilization, and their descendants still use the cocoa plant today to create some of the best artisanal chocolate.

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Chocolate Festival of Belize 2023 a Grand Success

The Belize Tourism Industry Association(BTIA) Toledo Chapter in collaboration with the Toledo Cacao Growers Association (TCGA) held its 15th Anniversary Chocolate Festival of Belize on May 19th and May 20th, 2023. The festival highlights the birthplace of cacao while celebrating cacao farmers, chocolatiers, and culture in style.

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Belikin Chocolate Stout is back!

The 2018 batch of Belikin’s Chocolate Stout has been unveiled. The rich and dark craft beer draws from all-Belizean ingredients, including organic Ix’Cacao chocolate. Cheers!

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Nim Li Punit Finale

A family Sunday fun day at the stunning Maya temple of Nim Li Punit. Performances throughout the day, this will feature Mayan harp groups, Marimba…

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Taste of Toledo Street Fair

The Taste of Toledo street fair is held on the Saturday on Front Street in Punta Gorda. The pedstrian-only street fair features cultural displays and…

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Wine & Chocolate

Our signature event, this stylish opening Friday night offers visitors live music, fine wine, Belizean chocolate, and Belikin’s specially brewed Chocolate Stout. Friday May 19…

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