A cottage style factory situated near to Jasri Beach is Charlie Chocolate Factory, a paradise of good chocolate. It was the concept of a US expat, Charlie came into existence as a beautiful chocolate factory. He started with some natural products like sunblock from cocoa, soaps made of coconut oil and cinnamon-orange, skin gel from sea-weed and of course chocolates. Another important fact about the factory is that most of the staff includes young women who are living near to the factory.
They come to work with their kids. Here, they use the naturally collected cocoa beans from the island and cold pressed to make them healthy, dark chocolate. You will get chocolates with 85% of cocoa as well. Narkabo is the label in which chocolates are sold which does not have many varieties but chocolates with 69% or 85% cocoa in them.
Highlights: There are currently 12 people from the village employed here. The products are distributed at Bali Buddha, Zula, Sari Organic etc. Also, there is a soap factory in the premises and the soaps are coming to the market under the name Island Mystik. The chocolate factory is a calm, serene spot where people would love to come and spend some quality time. Kids will definitely enjoy being here.
Location: The factory is located north of Candidasa, about 15 minutes away. It is on the banks of Jasri Beach. The cottage style factory is nestled amidst several coconut trees and offers the best view of the island.