100% PERU
GRAN NATIVO
Drinking Chocolate

14,0053,00

Our «drinking chocolate» version. This is better than powder chocolate…Pure untempered ground chocolate. No additives or thickeners.

The result is a coarse powder, easy to melt and use for both drinking chocolate, or baking recipes.

 

Description

PERU GRAN NATIVO

DRINKING CHOCOLATE

Country Peru
Producer Smallholder farmers
Variety Gran Nativo
Ingredients Organic cacao beans
Minimum Cacao
100%
Net Weight
250g / 1kg

Peru Gran Nativo organic cacao is endemic to the Piura region, northeast Peru. When this cacao was rediscovered in 2008, the Norandino cooperative helped local farmers identify the best trees and reintroduce this ancient cacao varietal in Piura. The unique genetics in combination with a strict post-harvest have made Gran Nativo Blanco one of the most sought-after cacaos in Peru. Its flavours are complex and delicate, with sweet acidity of citrus and passion fruit and notes of panela.

Once the wet cacao beans are collected, they are taken to a central fermentation unit where they undergo a strict post-harvest protocol starting with 5 to 6 days of fermentation in wooden boxes, covered with banana leaves. After fermentation, the beans are dried in the sun on wooden beds until the humidity level is below 7%. Finally, the cacao beans go through a careful selection, and are packed in 62.5 kg jute bags and transported to the port of Paita.

NUTRITIONAL INFO

Per 100g

Energy 639 kcal/2674 kj
Fat 55g
Of wich saturated 34g
Carbohydrates 24g
Of wich sugars 0g
Protein 12g
Salt 0.02g

Ingredients: Organic cacao beans. May contain traces of nuts, milk and gluten.
Keep in a cool and dry place (max. 22ºC). Best before 2 years after batch date.

Additional information

Weight

1kg, 250g

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