More than mochas: exploring chocolate and coffee together

Carla Martin, Founder and Executive Director of Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute

Chocolate's possibilities in specialty cafes are often overlooked, especially considering the long history of chocolate beverage consumption and the unique recipes that bring coffee and chocolate together. Learn more about how the specialty coffee and chocolate industries relate to one another, with attention to both global politics and local potential.

Carla D. Martin, PhD, is the Founder and Executive Director of the Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute and a Lecturer in the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. Carla is a social anthropologist whose current research focuses on ethics, quality, and politics in cacao and chocolate and draws on several years of domestic and international ethnographic experience. Find her online at and on social media @carladmartin.