Chicharon Chocolate from Hiraya Chocolates

HIRAYA is an ancient Filipino word which means “the fruit of one’s hopes, dreams, and aspirations”

We are a Filipino bean-to-bar chocolate company who sources cacao directly from local farmers

We follow sustainable, sociallyconscious. practices, and fair trade principles


    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
Our mission is to improve the lives of our cacao farmer communities through direct and fair trade
Our vision is to produce a strong brand of fine quality chocolate and chocolate
To date, we have one (1) community composed of 58 farmers in Brgy. Malabog,
Davao City

Social Entrepreneurship
Combines business with dogood mentality
Contributes to a sense of local identity and supports local economy
Profit oriented but at its core also tackles and helps provide solutions for social issues
Our efforts have since provided +200% in income for our community of farmers in Davao

Our Products
72% Dark Chocolate SingleOrigin Davao (85g)
Flavor Profile: fruity with just a slight hint of bitterness
100% locally sourced ingredients, all-natural, handharvested cacao
No preservatives, no additives, no artificial flavors, suitable for vegans
SRP: PHP180.00

Hiraya x Kalsada Chocolate Bar with Coffee Nibs (70g)
Flavor Profile: strong and robust coffee notes
Featuring premium coffee beans sourced from the highlands of Sitio Belis, Benguet Province
Collaboration with Kalsada Coffee—a social enterprise based in Manila and Seattle that promotes specialty coffee from the Philippines
SRP: PHP200.00

As Featured In
BPI Foundation’s Sinag Business Challenge 2015, Top 40 Semi-Finalist, Oct-Dec 2015, Nov 30, 2015, 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, Feb 19, 2017
The Thinking Consumer, May 2017

Contact Us
c/o Roots Katipunan Unit 106 FBR Arcade Bldg., 317 Katipunan Avenue Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Arvin Peralta 0917-8511685
Social Media
instagram @hirayachocolates

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