Georgia Ramon Mexico Almendra Blanca 91% BIO (per 1-10-’22)

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High percentage, light chocolate. Delicious chocolate from rare pale cocoa from Tabasco, Mexico.

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“Almendra Blanca” translates to “white almond,” as the white color of this bean gives the finished bar a lighter look despite its high cacao content.

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

On the farm only ten local varieties are grown, which are result of decades of selection of native cacao trees. They now represent some of the best Criollo Tabasqueño cacao, comun known as Almendra Blanca because most of these cacao have white beans.
As also some Criollo Tabasqueño cacaos with purple beans have shown outstanding flavor characteristics, the farm does not only safeguard white seeded cacaos, 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
Aroma: caramel, nuts and tropical fruits

May contain traces of milk and nuts.

Nährwerte/Voedingswaarde/Nutrition value/Information nutritionelles
pro/per/par 100 g
Energie/energy 609 kcal/ 2546 kJ
Fett/vet/vat/lipides 52 g
davon gesättigte Fettsäuren/waarvan verzadigs/of which saturated/dont acides gras saturés 32 g
Kohlenhydrate/koolhydraten/carbon hydrates/glucides 20 g
davon Zucker/waarvan suiker/of which sugar/dont sucre 13 g
Eiweiss/eiwit/proteins/protéines 14 g
Salz/zout/salt/sel 0,01 g

EAN 4260441821350

Additional information

Weight 50,0 g


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