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Caribbean Connections: Bixby Chocolate Factory Tour & Tasting
February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Discover Maine’s connection to the Caribbean chocolate trade with an exclusive behind-the-scenes Bixby & Co. chocolate factory tour, tasting and panel discussion featuring Bixby & Co. and Maine Maritime Museum staff. Bixby & Co.’s factory, located in a 125-year-old ice plant in one of Rockland’s working marinas, is the first bean-to-bar chocolate confectionary in the state of Maine. After the tour, sample some of the state’s best chocolate as you learn more about Bixby & Co.’s fair-trade connections to Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
Advance registration is required. Participants will meet in Rockland; transportation is not provided.