3 Best Places to Shop in São Tomé and Príncipe

Claudio Corallo Chocolate

Known for producing the best chocolate in the world, Italian Claudio Corallo is fanatical about using the finest cocoa beans and making sure they are packed and processed properly from his plantation in central Sao Tome & Principe. Corallo has been featured in a number of major magazines, including National Geographic. Straight-up chocolate bars and others flavored with ginger, orange, or salt and pepper have varying percentages of cocoa. Corallo tackles coffee, too.

Rua do Municipio, São Tomé, São Tomé Island, 978, São Tomé and Príncipe

Mama Africa

African-inspired patterns decorate everything from clothing to furniture, lamps, and baskets. You may choose fabrics for tailor-made apparel. A few food products sold, too.

Rua 3 de Fevereiro, São Tomé, São Tomé Island, São Tomé and Príncipe
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Ossobô EcoSocial

Clothing, beverages, chocolate, textiles, woodwork, paintings, jewelry—if local artisans make it with natural materials, it’s sold at this shop. There’s even a little USB drive in a wooden holder. You can also find books and music produced by Africians.

Praça da Juventude, São Tomé, São Tomé Island, São Tomé and Príncipe

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