El Ceibo 70% Fine Dark Chocolate with Lemon Peel
DESCRIPTION: Our plantations are full of citrus trees. We dried the peels of our lemons, mixed them with our Fine dark chocolate (with a little touch of milk) and left them in infusion to create a refreshing and intense chocolate with natural lemon peel aroma
TASTING NOTES: Initially, we taste a chocolatey sour tang developing into butterscotch and finishing with a tangy/crunchy lemon taste from the dried peels...
6 INGREDIENTS: Organic cacao mass, sugar, whole dry milk, cacao butter, dehydrated lemon peel and lecithin,
CACAO ORIGIN: Beni - Bolivia
AG-PRACTICES: Organic, Biodiverse
SOCIAL IMPACT: 1,200 farmers owned this brand
FOUNDER: Cooperativa el Ceibo
ALLERGY INFORMATION: contains soy lecithin, may contains traces of nuts, milk, gluten, peanuts and dry fruits.
Meet the Founders
El Ceibo is a cooperative founded in 1977 in a town in the province of Caranavi – Bolivia, entirely owned by its 1200 family members all of them cacao farmers, they produce mainly organic and fair trade cacao. It has been exporting cacao beans and semi industrial cacao products for over 43 years, and producing chocolate since 1977. They currently have 1400 certified hectares of organic cacao. Is among the few brand of chocolate in the world 100% produced by the cacao farmers themselves, from tree to the consumer, “Our land, our trees, our chocolate” is their proud and independent boast.