Cacao Hunters, Sierra Nevada 64%
DESCRIPTION: At the Cacao School, "Macondo" the farmers cultivate an exceptional cacao which gives life to a chocolate with the aroma of the fruits of the Sierra Nevada. By buying this chocolate, you are helping to preserve the rich Heritage of Cacao farming, ensuring a fair and sustainable income for the farmers, through good farming practices in their communities.
TASTING NOTES: Initially, we taste red fruits developing into orange peel/cinnamon and finishing with a panela (unrefined sugar) touch.
4 INGREDIENTS: Cacao, sugar, cacao butter and soy lecithin.
CACAO ORIGIN: Sierra Nevada
AG-PRACTICES: Sustainable Preservation, Biodiverse
SOCIAL IMPACT: Drug Crop substitution, Female empowerment
FOUNDER: Carlos Ignacio Velasco / Mayumi Ogata
ALLERGY INFORMATION: Peanut free, treenut free, gluten free, contains soy, may contains traces of milk.
Includes 2 bars of 28g
Meet the Founders
Around 2009, Carlos Ignacio Velasco, an ambassador of Colombian coffee in Asia, found the impetus he needed to develop an idea that he had been brewing since his university studies. In his travels through Japanese lands, he met Mayumi Ogata, a nutritionist fan of chocolate, but especially a fan of cacao, this passion led her to travel to more than 14 producing countries to discover its secrets. Without hesitation, Carlos Ignacio invited her to Colombia and there began a great story searching all over Colombia for the highest quality cacao...