Single-Estate Chocolate

SPAGnVOLA brings you a superior and exquisite taste -- an experience like no other. We use only the finest cacao beans harvested from our farm on the mountain slopes of eastern part of the Dominican Republic. Our chocolates are handcrafted in small batches, bringing out the savor of the most exquisite premium chocolate.

We cultivate and process our cacao beans the traditional way, hand picking perfectly ripened pods, fermenting, drying and grading our cacao beans to insure the finest make its way to our factory in Gaithersburg, Maryland (USA). SPAGnVOLA chocolate products are specifically designed for the most demanding customers -- you.

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SPAGnVOLA Chocolatier Expands into National Harbor

November 23, 2013

In a move to become the Washington DC area’s most sought after premier chocolate, SPAGnVOLA has expanded to National Harbor. The grand opening of the boutique will occur in December 2013, just in time for holiday festivities.   In December 2013, SPAGnVOLA will be expanding with the opening of a new boutique at National Harbor in the Washington DC metro area. Following the opening of a new boutique at Lakeforest Mall in May, the expansion to National Harbor is the second expansion of 2013. SPAGnVOLA’s original boutique is located in the Kentlands of Gaithersburg, Maryland. “We are truly excited and honored to be a part of DC metro area's growing destination at National Harbor. This expansion allows us to reach...

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World Cocoa Foundation - Quotes Eric Reid - President and CEO of SPAGnVOLA

June 22, 2013

  http://worldcocoafoundation.org/spagnvola/   I come from a different mindset and perspective when it comes to cacao.  Owning the land, cultivating, harvesting and post-harvest processing of our cacao is not an easy task, and it allows me to gain a greater appreciation for the value of this commodity, especially when you’re in business to create premium chocolate and not bulk confection.  On the other end of the spectrum, manufacturing and building a premium brand is not easy, so I have gained a rare appreciation for the lifecycle of this commodity.   Although I see both sides from a large lens, I have a HUGE affinity towards the farming perspective.  Without cacao farmers, the industry collapses!!!  My underlining mission is “what will...

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SPAGnVOLA - Montgomery County Small Business Award 2013

May 27, 2013

Montgomery County Economic Development has presented SPAGnVOLA Chocolatier with 2013 Small Business of the Year in category of 1 to 10 employees.   Montgomery County is home to an estimated 33,000 small business - businesses that contribute directly to the strength of the area's economy.  Montgomery County Department of Economic Development has recognized small businesses that have made a significant contribution to the area's economy.  The awards were presented on May 24, 2013.     SPAGnVOLA Chocolatier is one of a few premium chocolate manufacturers in the world that is vertically integrated, from cultivation to confection. Controlling its entire supply chain from its Dominican Republic mountainside farmland to its factory and store in Montgomery County, the highest quality is maintained utilizing sustainable...

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