Fresco Chocolate

Polochic Valley, Guatemala 70%

The Association Integral of Smallholder Agroforestry Producers of the Sierra de las Minas (ASIPASM) comprises 177 Q’eqchi’ Maya smallholder farming families across 7 communities in the lush Polochic Valley of southeastern Alta Verapaz. ASIPASM communities are on the slopes of the steep mountains along the edge of the Sierra de las Minas Biosphere Reserve.

Bean Origin: Polochic Valley, Guatemala
Harvest Year: 2021
Ingredients Used: 3 - Organic Cocoa Beans, Organic Cane Sugar, Organic Cocoa Butter
Organic: Yes
Vegan: Yes
Roast Profile: Medium
Conche Time: Long
Cocoa Content: 68%
Cacao Variety:
Weight: 1.8 oz
Allergy Information: Nut free, dairy free, gluten free, soy free
Tasting Notes: Our 70% Medium Roast has a subtle earthy note up front with lingering red fruit and caramel notes as the chocolate melts. We use a long conche cycle on this chocolate recipe to create a mellow, subtle chocolate experience. Our unbleached, organic cane sugar makes this chocolate vegan friendly.