7 Caribbean Chocolate Brands - From Cacao Bean To Bar

Demand for fine or flavor cacao with its exquisite color, taste, and quality is increasing. And instead of exporting these cacao beans (cocoa beans) mostly cultivated in the Caribbean, they are being used by old and new chocolate making companies popping up in the region. Some of these chocolate companies are associated with cacao plantations...

Hotel Review: Jade Mountain Resort St Lucia Is Architecturally Bold, Beautifully Decorated & Bucket List!

The Caribbean island of Saint Lucia was recently voted the World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination at the World Travel Awards. Saint Lucia winning this award for the tenth time is not surprising as her landscape is picturesque and there are quite a few luxurious and award-winning hotels on the island which are popular with honeymooners and...

Discover The History Of Chocolate And Its Connection To The Caribbean Region

Globally, chocolate is a billion-dollar industry, and some of the best chocolate comes from the Caribbean. This is because cacao farmers in the Caribbean primarily cultivate Criollo and Trinitario cacao trees that produce cacao pods and beans which eventually become fine cacao or flavor cacao. Fine cacao produced almost exclusively in the Caribbean region is...

Caribbean & Co. Founder Wins Three Caribbean Travel Media Awards From The Caribbean Tourism Organization

LONDON/CARIBBEAN (November 14, 2018) – Caribbean & Co. founder Ursula Petula Barzey has won three Caribbean Travel Media Awards from the Caribbean Tourism Organization including Best Social Media Campaign Award for an all-encompassing #NextStopGrenada Campaign and Best Caribbean Roundup Award for an insightful article titled 10 Facts About the Caribbean Region. The third award scooped...

Touch By VLS - A Shining Example of Handmade Products From The Emerging Creative Industries In The Caribbean

All across the Caribbean region, beautiful handmade products, works of art are envisioned, designed, created, and sold. Some of these Caribbean handmade products I have discovered on social media or via my travels throughout the region. Sadly, this is not the case for most of the 30million stay-over tourists who visit the Caribbean as unlike...

Caribbean & Co. Founder Wins Most Impactful Influencer Award From The Grenada Tourism Authority

LONDON/CARIBBEAN (November 12, 2018) – Caribbean & Co. founder Ursula Petula Barzey has won the 2018 Most Impactful Influencer Award from the Grenada Tourism Authority for her engaging and wide-ranging social media and blog posts as part of the #NextStopGrenada campaign. With her Grenadian content seen by 400K+ people across the Caribbean & Co. blog...