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55% Milk Chocolate - Nicalizo Cocoa Bean Variety

55% Milk Chocolate - Nicalizo Cocoa Bean Variety

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Crafted from Bean to Bar using ethically sourced single variety Nicalizo cocoa beans grown in Nicaragua from the region of Nueva Guinea

The Nicalizo variety was the 8th cocoa to be designated Heirloom Cocoa by the HCP

2018 Harvest

Fermentation duration = Moderate.

#Turns During Fermentation = 3.

Drying Duration = Moderate

Awarded Bronze at the International Chocolate Awards 2016 

Zero Waste Packaging - Recyclable, Glueless, Compostable, Acid Free

Ingredients: Nicalizo cocoa beans, organic unrefined cane sugar, organic cocoa butter, organic milk (Gluten Free)

(Cocoa Solids 55% Minimum - Milk Solids 18% Minimum)

Store in a cool dry environment out of direct sunlight. Best enjoyed at room temperature

The Nicalizo variety was determined to be a Heirloom Cocoa by the Heirloom Cacao Preservation (HCP) initiative. Heirloom beans are distinctive in their characteristics and present special/unusual but well-balanced flavours, produced through the beans genetics, terroir, and post-harvest processing

In September 2015, the International Cocoa Organisation recognised Nicaragua as a 100% Fine Cocoa Origin. Only 9 countries in the world are recognised as such

Click here to find out more about Nicaraguan cacao