Maribea Chocolate

Cayapas River, Ecuador

  • $ 11.00

The Chachis people are an ethnic group who live in the rainforest area of northwestern Esmeraldas on the northern coast of Ecuador. To reach this community you must take a boat in Puerto Borbor (Esmeraldas) and travel for approximately 2.5 hours. Cayapas River cacao is a blend from 300 smallholder farmers, many of whom are part of the Chachis tribe. These beans are sustainably sourced.

Bean Origin: Cayapas River, Ecuador
Harvest Year: 2020
Ingredients Used: 3 - Cacao Bean, Cane Sugar, Cocoa Butter 

Vegan: Yes
Roast Profile: 300-350 F for 20 minutes 
Conching Time: Melange for 4 days, Conche 2-3 additional days
Cocoa Content: 72%
Cacao Variety: Forastero/Trinitario
Weight: 2 oz
Allergen Information: Possible traces of peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, and dairy 
Tasting Notes: Cinnamon, Allspice, and Fruitcake

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