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DOVE® Chocolate Journeys

How DOVE® Chocolate Is Actually Made

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DOVE® is synonymous with the colorfully wrapped PROMISES® we grab off the shelves in supermarkets. But the process to transform Ecuadorian cocoa beans into silky smooth chocolate is actually stunningly intricate—a tradition honed by generations of farmers over thousands of years. Enter Hollywood star and conservation advocate Minka Kelly, who's taking us to Paulo Santo Cocoa Farm to see the incredible journey from bean-to-bar. Once the cocoa pods are harvested, the beans are fermented and heated, slowly darkening into that rich, chocolate-y color we associate with DOVE®. Next, the beans are then hand-cut and manually spread to dry. Finally, they're ready to be shipped off for roasting, where the beans will further darken and, most importantly, develop the sweet flavor of silky smooth DOVE® Chocolate.
Watch the video above to see the full process. Spoiler: chocolate cravings will definitely follow.

About DOVE® Chocolate Journeys

Join Minka Kelly, who you'll recognize from classic indie films like 500 Days of Summer and mega-hit T.V. shows including Jane The Virgin and Friday Night Lights, on an adventure across Ecuador's fertile fields— the source for some of the silky smooth DOVE® dark chocolate.

Dove Chocolate Cocoa Fields Farming Minka KellyReleased on June 16, 2017