Latin American tour August 2008 – Day 2 – Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Our host for our first full day in the Dominican Republic was a friend of Lourdes Delgado’s, Jose Antonio Martinez Rojas. Jose Antonio, a previous Chairman of the Council of the ICCO is one of life’s real characters. A successful businessman in his own right and now also running various family businesses, Jose Antonio is ..

Latin American tour August 2008 – Day 1 – Dominican Republic

August of course is the official ‘quiet time’ for chocolate – in the Northern hemisphere at least. As the weather warms, foodie cravings and desires drift from chocolate, to summer fare. In certain southern European countries, chocolate factories will close down for the entire month, disappearing off the map altogether. So what better time it ..