Take a taste on the wild side

Janet Borger is standing at her booth at the Kimberley Farmers Market, selling her chocolate bars.

Janet Borger sells her Wild Wholeistic Chocolate bars at the Kimberley farmers market, among other places. — Virginia Rasch photo

Wild Wholeistic Chocolate is the inspiration of Janet Borger, the Kimberleyite who created her raw chocolate business in May. With flavours like Baby Light My Fire (cayenne and cinnamon), You Are My Sunshine (orange and goji) and Sweet June (cherry), Borger is tempting us to indulge in the nutritional benefits of unroasted or raw cacao.

“My life is a mix of giving massages, teaching yoga and working on the chocolate business, which feels like the perfect balance right now,” said Borger.

Currently she produces 10 different chocolate bars but she hopes to expand her product line in the future.

Virginia Rasch

Virginia is a writer and copy editor with Koocanusa Publications. She is an avid outdoor recreationist in all seasons and has lived in the Kootenays for 10 years. With degrees in the natural sciences, she has worked as a tour guide, an environmentalist, a writer, and a copy editor of scientific publications. Virginia now brings her passion for everything green to Kootenay Business. View all of Virginia Rasch’s articles

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