85% PERU DARK CHOCOLATE
THIS IS WHERE IT GETS INTENSE
Experience the full flavours of this classic gourmet cocoa from the Peruvian Amazonian: slightly bitter, with fruity notes. To taste it is to love it…
This chocolate is brought to you in collaboration with our friends at the ACOPAGRO COOPERATIVE in PERU
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Peru is blessed with 60% of the global genetic diversity of cocoa trees and in the past 10 years increased cocoa exports have helped drive new economic growth. Sited in the Alto Huayabamba region in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon, the Acopagro Cooperative has been bringing together small producers for more than 15 years, enabling them to move out of cocaine production and into cocoa.
Acopagro involves members of 70 local communities, such as Luis (pictured), a producer from the Pucalpillo community. Thanks to new production methods and the benefits of fair trade, this Coop has converted to organic growing and has planted new cocoa trees. With its own fermentation centre, it’s a pioneer in the field of reforestation and environmental conservation.
Organic cocoa mass, organic cocoa butter, organic cane sugar.
Cocoa: minimum 85%. Produced using cocoa mass from Peruvian cocoa beans. 100% of the ingredients from agriculture are the product of organic farming methods.
May contain milk, nuts, gluten and soya.
Cocoa and sugar are Fairtrade certified, traded, audited and sourced from Fairtrade producers, total 100% Visit info.fairtrade.net/sourcing
Average nutritional values per 100g:
Energy: 2628kJ (636kcal)
Fat: 54.0g of which saturated fatty acids: 32.7g
Carbohydrates: 23.6g of which sugars: 14g