Mission Chocolate, Cupuaçu 70%
Description: Theobroma cupuaçu (pronounced cupuassu) is a cousin to cacao. The fruit is floral, fragrant, and bright - tropical fruit unlike you have ever experienced before. The fruit is cooked with sugar then dehydrated and place on top of organic chocolate. So few ingredients creating an explosion of aromas. These grow in the Amazon Rainforest Biome. Part of our BRAZIL BIOMES PROJECT which highlights ingredients that are: native to Brazil, grow wild, are endangered, promote environmental preservation, encourage community development, are accessible and taste great.
TASTING NOTES: We will let your palate decide....
4 INGREDIENTS: Organic Cacao, organic sugar, cupuaçu, cocoa butter
CACAO ORIGIN: Amazon Rainforest Biome.
AG-PRACTICES: Regenerative, Biodiverse
SOCIAL IMPACT: Empowering Women and Cacao Producers
FOUNDER: Arcelia Gallardo
ALLERGY INFORMATION: Gluten free, Soy free, Dairy free, may contains nuts, peanuts, almonds, hazelnuts, cashew, oats and Brazil nuts.
Northwest Chocolate Awards 2017 – Gold – Packaging
International Chocolate Awards Americas 2018 – Silver
International Chocolate Awards World 2018– Gold
Meet the Founders
Arcelia is the founder and master chocolate maker behind Mission Chocolate. Se 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.