Maya Mountain, Belize
This highly-coveted chocolate comes from a network of 300+ smallholder farms. Maya Mountain cacao has won dozens of international chocolate awards and has been designated Heirloom Cacao by the Heirloom Preservation Project (HCP). It also has the distinction of being one of the top twenty cacaos in the world. This single origin bar will convince even the most skeptical that chocolate comes from a fruit.
Ingredients Used: 3 - Cacao Beans, Organic Cane Sugar, Organic Cocoa Butter
Roast Profile: 16-28 minutes
Conche Time: Stone Ground / 4-7days
Cocoa Content: 70%
Cacao Variety: Forastero, Criollo
Weight: 3.0 oz
Allergy Information: Processed in a factory that also processes nuts and dairy
Tasting Notes: Bright fruit and floral notes with a smooth velvety mouthfeel (look for citrus, ripe red fruits, pineapple, tart cherry, and sometimes honey).
Awards: 2018 International Chocolate Awards – Bronze Medal, 2017 Academy of Chocolate - Bronze Medal