Mission Chocolate, Amazonia 70%
DESCRIPTION: This chocolate is made with cacao from the state of Pará in the Brazilian Amazon. This cacao is grown by a father and his three sons who are converting previously deforested areas due to cow grazing, into biodiverse cacao farms. A previously empty valley is now vibrant with cacao, açai, coconut, passion fruit and cashew fruit. The more chocolate you eat, the more forest is planted.
TASTING NOTES: Brownie, strawberry jam, chocolate cookie
3 INGREDIENTS: Cacao, Organic Sugar and Cacao butter
CACAO ORIGIN: State of Para, Brazil
AG-PRACTICES: Regenerative, Biodiverse
SOCIAL IMPACT: Empowering Women and Cacao Producers
FOUNDER: Arcelia Gallardo
Bean to bar Brazil 2020 - People´s Choice
Bean to bar Brazil 2020 - Gold
ALLERGY INFORMATION: Gluten Free, Soy Free, Dairy free, may contains nuts, peanuts, almonds, hazelnuts, cashew, oats and Brazil Nuts
Meet the Founders
Arcelia is the founder and master chocolate maker behind Mission Chocolate. She has worked with chocolate for over 20 years as a chocolatier, chocolate maker, teacher and consultant. She travels across Latin America to work with cacao producers, chocolate makers and to teach indigenous women how to make chocolate.