Organic 82% Dark Chocolate
Organic dark chocolate made with 82% Forastero cocoa from Congo
Between the East African savannahs and the vast rainforests of the Congo basin, right on the Equator, lie the legendary ice-covered Mountains of the Moon. According to the ancient Greek geographer and astronomer, Polemy, these Luna Montes were the mystical source of the Nile.
The lower slopes of the mountains are characterised by a mild and unique terroir which permits to grow a very distinct vanilla and single origin cocoa with a very fruity aroma. Mountains of the Moon stands for pure and exceptional products produced in harmony with nature and in a way that is lasting and fair, a philosophy that Blanxart has followed for the past 4 generations. This cocoa and vanilla are grown on their own plantation by over 1000 small farmers. It is certified organic and Fair Trade by "Fair For Life". To assure impeccable quality farmers are trained to pay due attention to land, terrain and micro-climate to best match site, crops and agronomy and only healthy and mature fruit are harvested.
The fair and transparent co-operation with the farmers helps to assure the farmers and their families earn a decent living and can build their future on the organic farming of cocoa and vanilla.
TASTING NOTE:Fruity notes of red and citrus fruits.
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Ingredients: Cocoa, sugar, cocoa butter, vanilla. May contain traces of milk, nuts and soy.
Tradition and manufacturing of a chocolate from another century.
In April of 1954, the master chocolatier, Francesc Agrs, embarked on a long journey through the best patisseries and confectioneries in Europe.His passion for excellence in artisan confectionery was the seed that led to the founding of one of the most renowned Catalan chocolate factories: Bombons Blanxart.It all started in a modest workshop in the neighborhood of Les Corts (Barcelona) and feeding a dream: bringing the best cocoa beans from around the world to chocolate
BEAN TO CHOCOLATE:The excellence of our artisan chocolate.
Bean to chocolate is the the name of the process that begins when the artisan selects the cocoa beans and processes them into chocolate bars or chocolates that he will pack and sell himself.It is a process of artisan production that requires a special knowledge of the product, patience, priority in the quality and willingness to offer the gourmet the best cocoa.Blanxart is faithful to this approach relying on single-origin cocoa for an outstanding quality chocolate.
Store in a cool dry place.