A trip to Oaxaca, Mexico, was what started it for Taza Chocolate founder Alex Whitmore. That was where he first sampled stone-ground chocolate, and it was such an inspiring first taste that upon his return to the States, he opened his own chocolate factory at home in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Whitmore apprenticed under a Oaxacan “molinero,” a maker of the traditional Mexican mill stones, to learn how to hand-carve the granite needed to make his American

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