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    8 Yummy Costa Rican Desserts That Will Make Your Mouth Water

    Costa Rica is a country known for its beautiful beaches and its commitment to protecting the environment, however, when foreign visitors step on Costa Rican soil they are amazed by its exquisite cuisine and typical desserts

    Costa Rica: A Land of Unique, Exotic Flavors

    Did you know that although Costa Rica represents only 0.03% of the earth's surface, it contains approximately 5% of the world's biodiversity? The geographic...

    Cacao: An Alternative against Deforestation

    The clearing of forests is a global problem. For this reason, the World Cocoa Foundation in partnership with the private sector and...

    With Cocoa and Chocolate Flavor, Upala Celebrates its 49th Anniversary

    On the occasion of the 49th anniversary of the foundation of the canton of Upala, on March 17th and 18th, 2019, the 1st Cocoa...

    Andrés Ulate Makes Chocolate With Bike-Machines

    About 3 years ago, Andrés Ulate started with an enterprise he called "Bicichocolate". The proposal was born from Andrés's ingenuity and, somehow, a crazy...

    How to Care Your Baby’s Skin

    How nice it is to feel the delicate skin of a baby, especially when they are newborns! However, such delicacy requires very special care....

    Delicious Things You Can Do With Chocolate Besides Eat It

    Chocolate has been an important commodity in the Americas for centuries, but it hasn’t always been dessert. From currency to rituals, cacao—the bean used to...

    Eighth Annual Atenas Chili Fiesta Brings Good Food, Good Music, and Good Times Together...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The annual Atenas Chili Fiesta to benefit Hogar De Vida children's home will take place on Sunday, February...

    Costa Rica’s Coffee Fincas: A Pleasure for All Five Senses

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Coffee production is one of the most important exports of Costa Rica and therefore plays a very important...
    Sacred Cacao Ceremony

    Beyond Costa Rica Guidebooks: Cacao Ceremonies for Spiritual Tourism

    Costa Rica is renowned for its adventure tourism, from skydiving to zip lining to scuba diving.  What many people don’t realize is that in...

    38% of Costa Ricans Give Chocolates to Loved Ones on Valentines Day

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A Valentine's survey made ​​by Unimer notes that 38% of Costa Ricans will give away chocolates today. It is said...

    Eating Chocolate can Protect the Skin from UV Light

    In human subjects flavanol-rich chocolate improved cardiovascular risk factors including cholesterol, blood pressure, insulin sensitivity and endothelial function.

    Chocolate May Exacerbate Acne

    At the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, a group of researchers found that the consumption of pure chocolate made of 100% cocoa can exacerbate facial acne vulgaris within days in people who are acne prone.

    International Day of Climate Action a Success in Costa Rica

    By Lance Harrell On Saturday, October 24th, Costa Rica demonstrated its solidarity with 180 other countries by hosting some of the 5200 events of the...

    Costa Rica Leap-frogs Competition in Ecotourism

    A world leader in ecotourism, Costa Rica is a country that promotes nature conservation instead of the ruthless exploitation of natural resources, and wildlife-watching...
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