Maribea Chocolate

Cayapas River, Ecuador

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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