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Friis-Holm Don Alfonso 70%
Don Alfonso 70% dark chocolate
Single Farm Bean-To-Bar Chocolate
Taste notes: Cocoa beans, sugar, cocoa butter. May contain traces of milk. Cocoa content: 70% minimum
Awards: Bean-To-Bar Silver – Intern. Chocolate Awards
earthy aromas of: forest soil , Molasses
fruity aromas of: dark red fruit
Chocolate strength/body: dark creamy , strong
Roasted Aromas of: Cocoa
nut flavours of: Brazil nut
directly traded, Chocolate Fairly traded , Organic quality (not certified)
The chocolate is made from cocoa beans from a single, small plantation in Nicaragua . Mikkel Friis-Holm gets the cocoa beans from Alfonso Tapia near the El Castillo village in the south of Nicaragua, right on the border with Costa Rica. He buys his entire year’s harvest from him to make this beautiful chocolate. The cocoa grows naturally, the old-fashioned way with plenty of space between the trees and plenty of shade that protects the cocoa trees from too much sun. No pesticides are used, just a lot of care and love for this valuable asset.
Mikkel Friis-Holm wants to make good chocolate, chocolate that simply tastes good. That is his claim, no more and no less. He produces all his chocolates using the Bean-To-Bar process.
Try the Don Alfonso 70% Single Farm dark chocolate, maybe with a strong red wine.
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