"This historic plantation, restaurant, and working farm teaches visitors the island’s spicy history. Cinnamon, cloves, bay leaves, turmeric, and mace are all grown on-site, and the air smells of heavenly cocoa. A filling lunch of traditional Oil Down stew, made with breadfruit and coconut milk, is a must-try." -Jackie Bryant
This appeared in the November/December 2017 issue.
Founded in 1999, this small-batch factory pioneered the fair-trade, organic, tree-to-bar concept on Grenada. Today, the co-op model sources beans from more than 80 hectares (200 acres) of local cocoa farms. Tours of the facilities are limited and very VIP, but Belmont Estate houses a retail outpost called the BonBon Shop.