About



''I discovered Criollo drinking cacao in November 2015. Upon my first sip, I was in love. I immediately felt her blissful effect & began sharing it with my family & friends. When I make this delicious, warming drink for others, I consistently get the question...''where can I get some of this?!" 

Due to the long, complicated ordering process of Guatemalan cacao, I set out to make it simpler. My first trip to Guatemala reinforced my passion for this plant, for the people behind it, and for the need to bring it to the USA in a new way. 

I feel as though my work with cacao is truly a 'calling,' and in that I am incredibly honored & humbled to be the one that is called. KAKAO is a beautiful brand with tremendous impact. And the plant itself....well, you'll just have to fly her to know. Xx'' 

- Makenzie, Founder of KAKAO