Doña Pancha (est. 2005) is a family-owned and -operated chocolate producer located in Quezaltenango, Guatemala, four hours south of San Lucas Tolimán. Owner Mirna Rojas says that her business is not just a small venture, but that it is also a dream come true. Relying on century-old family recipes and techniques, Mirna has built up her reputation and is now recognized by the region as a premier chocolatier.
The Chocolate Project has given many NCC students the opportunity to promote their own businesses and artistic abilities, including a baker, a graphic designer, and a sneaker artist. We have been able to sell these students baked goods at events and feature their art in our branding.