A selection of Monsoon Chocolate bon bons overlaid on a saguaro cactusA selection of Monsoon Chocolate bon bons overlaid on a saguaro cactus

Dessert from

the desert

NEW bon bon collections just dropped featuring beloved flavors of the southwest!

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Hi, we're Monsoon Chocolate

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an award-winning chocolate maker and confectioner based in the Sonoran Desert

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(and the first chocolate factory in the United States’ first UNESCO City of Gastronomy). Drawing inspiration from local ingredients,

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we craft chocolate bars, bon bons, confections, desserts, and beverages using transparently-sourced cacao from all over the world.

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Join us at our cafe, in your favorite grocery aisle, or online (here!) for nationwide chocolate delivery.

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Local ingredients, responsible sourcing

Different
Thinking
Chocolate

The chocolate we make is truly a collaboration with the farm workers who grow, harvest, ferment, and dry the cacao. Our goal is to honor their hard work by processing the cacao as minimally as possible to reveal the beautiful and complex flavors inherent in the beans.

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Chile mango, hibiscus caramel, and mesquite-smoked whiskey infused bonbons practically leap out at you with their sense of place.

Food & Wine

Try the Mexican hot chocolate, it's like a warm hug in a mug.

ASHLEY K, GOOGLE REVIEW

They have a frozen hot chocolate that, when it’s 105 here in July and your brain is melting, will make you feel like a million dollars!

Elizabeth Thompson, New York Magazine

Yeah, it’s impressive as hell…I wish I brought home more.

CAREY POLIS, BON APPETIT

Bon bons and bars that are tantalizing and gorgeous enough to tickle the fancy of everyone from local diehards to international retailers.

ANGELA ORLANDO, TUCSON FOODIE

Their chocolates are visually stunning, I almost felt bad eating them. Almost!

DIANNA C, GOOGLE REVIEW

Monsoon Chocolate is top-notch craft chocolate. The time and care put into their products, packaging, and customer service is something really special.

MELISSA NEGELSPACH, ANTIGONE BOOKS

The bonbons are sculptural, hypnotic gems infused with southwestern flavors…

ALLISON YOUNG, PHOENIX NEW TIMES

A crown jewel in Tucson’s food industry.

DANIEL A, YELP REVIEW

The monsoon cookie is the best cookie I may ever have tasted; and I am The Original Cookie Monster…

BETTINA W, GOOGLE REVIEW

It’s like you won the “Golden Ticket.”

ANGELA ORLANDO, TUCSON FOODIE
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Adam

Founder

I'm particularly fond of our 72% Ucayali Peru bar – mostly because it was the very first single origin chocolate bar we ever released back in 2018 – but also because it has a lovely depth of flavor and I really enjoy working with the cocoa beans. It's TBD if we will be able to continue sourcing these beans, as is the nature of some agricultural products. I hope you have the chance to enjoy this tasty bar while it's still around!

Favorite Monsoon Goodie

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Chocolate Bar: Monsoon Chocolate Ucayali Peru 72% Dark Chocolate
Ucayali PERU 72% Dark Chocolate