12 episodes

Forget Willy Wonka and those heart-shaped Valentine’s boxes. OBSESSIONS: Wild Chocolate. is a totally different beast. Join host Rowan Jacobson as he elbows his way through the rain forest, crash lands into cocaine flyaways, and avoids a few too many anaconda, tagging along with modern-day Lara Crofts as they try to get their hands on some of the world’s most ancient– and expensive– cacao.

OBSESSIONS: Wild Chocolate Kaleidoscope

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 261 Ratings

Forget Willy Wonka and those heart-shaped Valentine’s boxes. OBSESSIONS: Wild Chocolate. is a totally different beast. Join host Rowan Jacobson as he elbows his way through the rain forest, crash lands into cocaine flyaways, and avoids a few too many anaconda, tagging along with modern-day Lara Crofts as they try to get their hands on some of the world’s most ancient– and expensive– cacao.

    The Hunt

    The Hunt

    Things get off to a rocky start when the team accidentally crashes into a major cocaine flyway.  Want some of this god-level chocolate? Kaleidoscope has joined forces with Luisa Abram and Stettler Chocolate to make a special box to go along with this very podcast. Just visit: www.stettler-chocolate.com to order your wild chocolate today.
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    • 36 min
    The Good Thief - Ep 1. How to Rob Banks and Influence People

    The Good Thief - Ep 1. How to Rob Banks and Influence People

    Miles and the team learn how Vassilis and his gang pulled off the biggest bank robbery in Greek history without firing a single shot.
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    • 35 min
    Bolivia For Dummies

    Bolivia For Dummies

    Cacao hunter Volker Lehman has spent 20 years ruining his life to chase the perfect flavor. But he just can’t quit the Amazon. 
    Want some of this god-level chocolate? Kaleidoscope has joined forces with Luisa Abram and Stettler Chocolate to make a special box to go along with this very podcast. Just visit: www.stettler-chocolate.com to order your wild chocolate today.
    Like what you hear? Follow us @kscope_nyc on Twitter and Instagram.
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    • 36 min
    The Awakening

    The Awakening

    No one should be murdered over some cacao beans. But as the world gets a taste for wild chocolate, competition becomes cutthroat. 
    Want some of this god-level chocolate? Kaleidoscope has joined forces with Luisa Abram and Stettler Chocolate to make a special box to go along with this very podcast. Just visit: www.stettler-chocolate.com to order your wild chocolate today.
    Like what you hear? Follow us @kscope_nyc on Twitter and Instagram.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 36 min
    Big Bad Chocolate

    Big Bad Chocolate

    Remember the Mast Brothers scandal? Think you are eating sustainable, small batch chocolate? It's way more complicated than that. Plus: when three idealists try to tackle the evils of Big Chocolate, they realize treacherous roads, nails and bullets are just the beginning of their problems.  
    Want some of this truly bean to bar chocolate? Kaleidoscope has joined forces with Luisa Abram and Stettler Chocolate to make a special box to go along with this very podcast. Just visit: www.stettler-chocolate.com to order your wild chocolate today.
    Like what you hear? Follow us @kscope_nyc on Twitter and Instagram.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 35 min
    Ghost Chocolate

    Ghost Chocolate

    On the edges of one of the world’s most stunning nature preserves, an ancient Mayan secret has been hiding in plain sight. Want some of this god-level chocolate? Kaleidoscope has joined forces with Luisa Abram and Stettler Chocolate to make a special box to go along with this very podcast. Just visit: www.stettler-chocolate.com to order your wild chocolate today. Like what you hear? Follow us @kscope_nyc on Twitter and Instagram.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
261 Ratings

261 Ratings

MilkInMotion ,

Euphoric

This podcast is so engaging and wonderful. Thank you!

Portland from Elsewhere ,

I want more…

…of this pod and amazing chocolate! What happened to the Stettler Chocolate link?! I’d love to couple recommending this series with a gift pack of chocolate for my close friends! (And I want some for me, too!)

I loved the storytelling, dynamic audio landscape, and the people. What a great idea; and so well executed. Thank you.

lazylinguis ,

Very well done

A+ chocolate content, maybe the best chocolate content available honestly.

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