Guatemala, 70%

Cacao Verapaz partners with six smallholder farmer associations and two private estates to source high quality, centrally-fermented, and high-impact Guatemalan cacaos. They work to train Q’eqchi’ Maya farmers and farmer associations in post-harvest practices, co-invest in fermentation and drying facilities, and run batch-specific quality control.

Bean Origin: 
Chivite, Guatemala
Harvest Year: 2022
Ingredients Used: 2 - Organic cacao beans, Organic cane sugar
Organic: Ingredients are certified organic, but have not applied for organic certification yet
Vegan: Yes
Roast Profile: Light Roast
Conche Time: 72 hours to grind and conche
Cocoa Content: 70%
Cacao Variety: Trinitario
Weight: 2 oz
Allergy Information: While they do not use any allergens on their equipment or in their space, there are possible traces of dairy, soy, nuts and wheat from a shared facility
Tasting Notes: Cured fruits like fig, cherry and raisins
Pairing Suggestions: White wine, strawberry