Georgia Ramon Mexico Almendra Blanca 91% BIO

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High-proof chocolate made out of white Criollo cocoa beans. With notes of caramel, nuts and fruits, this is an exquisite delicacy from Tabasco, Mexico.

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“Almendra Blanca” translates to “white almond”. The white color of this special cocoa bean gives the finished bar a lighter look despite its high cocoa content. c

This special white cocoa comes from the 30 hectare estate, used by Agrofloresta for training courses of indigenous smallholder farmers participating in the Selva Tabasqueño project. In 2014 Hugo Francisco Chavez and his friends started Agrofloresta Mesoamericana to convert a degraded terrain into a diverse cocoa forest, which has been used as a demonstration farm for organic cocoa growing in an agroforestry system using local timber tree species.

On the farm ten local cocoa varieties are grown, resulting from decades of selection of native cocoa trees. They now represent some of the best Criollo Tabasqueño cocoa, commonly known as Almendra Blanca because most of these cocoas have white beans.
As some Criollo Tabasqueño cocoas with purple beans have also shown outstanding flavor characteristics, the farm does not only preserve white seeded cocoas, so that the final batches have about 70% white beans.

Availability is limited to volumes around 1 ton/year. From the 2021 harvest only about 400 kg went to Europe.

Ingredients: cocoa beans, raw cane sugar, cocoa butter.
Flavour notes: caramel, nuts and tropical fruits.

May contain traces of milk and nuts.

Nährwerte/Voedingswaarde/Nutritional values/Valeurs nutritionnelles
pro/per/pour 100 g
Energie/Energy/Valeur énergétique 609 kcal / 2546 kJ
Fett/Vet/Fat/Lipides 52 g
davon gesättigte Fettsäuren/waarvan verzadigde/of which saturated/dont acides gras saturés 32 g
Kohlenhydrate/Koolhydraten/Carbohydrates/Glucides 20 g
davon Zucker/waarvan suiker/of which sugar/dont sucre 13 g
Eiweiss/Eiwitten/Proteins/Protéines 14 g
Salz/Zout/Salt/Sel 0.01 g

EAN 4260441821350

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Weight 0,05 kg







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