Hiraya Chocolates: A Proud Filipino Bean-To-Bar Chocolate Company

Hiraya is an ancient Filipino word which means “the fruit of one’s hopes, dreams, and aspirations. It is a proud Filipino bean-to-bar chocolate company who sources cacao directly from local farmers. The chocolate company follows a sustainable, socially-conscious practices, and fair trade principles
How Hiraya Chocolate Started
* March 2010: Graduated as Professional Chocolate Maker
and Professional Chocolatier from Ecole Chocolat
* April 2014: Social Entrepreneurship Business Camp
* Feb 2015: Business Registration
* Dec 2015: BPI Sinag Business Challenge / Crowdfunding
Campaign
* May 2016: Acquired Our First Retailer
Mission Vision Impact
Their mission is to improve the lives of cacao farmer communities through direct and fair trade and their vision is to produce a strong brand of fine quality chocolate and chocolate products.

As of this writing, they have one community composed of 58
farmers in Brgy. Malabog, Davao City. They combine business with good mentality while also contributing and supporting the local economy.

Products
72% Dark Chocolate Single-Origin Davao (85g)-PHP 180
Hiraya Chocolate products are made from 72% dark chocolate and 100% locally sourced and all-natural ingredients. It has a fruity flavor with just a slight hint of bitterness. They don't use preservatives, additives, or any artificial flavors, making it suitable for vegans.
Hiraya x Kalsada Chocolate Bar with Coffee Nibs (70g)-PHP 200
It has a strong and robust coffee notes and made from premium coffee beans sourced from the highlands of Sitio Belis, Benguet Province.
Collaboration with Kalsada Coffee-PHP 200
It is a social enterprise based in Manila and Seattle that promotes specialty coffee from the Philippines

Hiraya Chocolate has been featured in the following:
* BPI Foundation’s Sinag Business Challenge 2015, Top 40 Semi-Finalist
* TheSparkProject.com, Oct-Dec 2015
* WhenInManila.com, Nov 30, 2015
* Spot.ph, Dec 18, 2015
* ANC Green Living, Aired Feb 9, 2016
* Yummy Magazine, April 2016 Issue
* Breakfast Magazine, Nov 23, 2016
* Michelin Guide Singapore, Feb 15, 2017
* Pepper.ph, Feb 19, 2017
* The Thinking Consumer, May 2017

Hiraya Coffee

Hiraya Coffee is located at Roots Katipunan Unit 106 FBR Arcade Bldg., 317 Katipunan Avenue Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Mobile: Arvin Peralta 0917-8511685
Email: hirayachocolates@gmail.com
 

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