September 11, 2019

Soto, who founded San José-based Turrones de Costa Rica (with brand name Turrones Doré), took his first steps as an entrepreneur out of necessity when his family found themselves in financial turmoil. To make ends meet, just after finishing high school, he started a business selling his homemade nougats door-to-door. People loved them, and his stack of orders grew into a full-grown business. Fifteen years later, he opened his first candy factory and began large-scale distribution to stores and markets in the surrounding area.

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