Peru Marañón 70%
Pure Nacional variety cacao which was known to be extinct by the early 20th century were found in 2007 by two Americans who were supplying gears and food to mining companies around Marañón Canyon in north Peru near Ecuador border. Nacional cacao contains more than 40% of white beans (hence the colour of chocolate is lighter than normal dark chocolate) and they taste fruity, buttery and nutty (walnut like nuttiness).
Here is our version of Marañón chocolate using the cacao that is known as the world's rarest.
This chocolate has intense flavours of coffee, walnut, tropical fruits.
Tasting note: Coffee, walnut, mango
Cocoa beans: Marañón cacao, Marañón canyon, Peru
Ingredients: Cocoa beans, sugar, cocoa butter