Setting the Bar is a documentary following some of the best craft chocolate makers in the world as they journey into the Peruvian Amazon in search of uncultivated cacao varietals. The film examines a new kind of chocolate trade: one that protects livelihoods, supports environmental sustainability, and educates consumers to make better choices. This documentary highlights the chocolate trade as emblematic of the larger push for an economy based on more sustainable consumption patterns.
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Amy Burns / Setting the Bar

by Brooklyn Arts Council


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Setting the Bar is a documentary following some of the best craft chocolate makers in the world as they journey into the Peruvian Amazon in search of uncultivated cacao varietals. The film examines a new kind of chocolate trade: one that protects livelihoods, supports environmental sustainability, and educates consumers to make better choices. This documentary highlights the chocolate trade as emblematic of the larger push for an economy based on more sustainable consumption patterns.