Marou Vietnam Tien Giang 70% 88/100

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These Vietnamese trinitario beans are grown by farmers of the Cho Gao Cooperative in the Mekong Delta in the south west of Vietnam near Saigon. Once harvested and fermented these beans make their way to Saigon, where Samuel Maruta and Vincent Mourou turn them into one of Marou’s beautiful chocolate bars. Continue reading

Marou Vietnam Dak Lak 70% 90/100

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Made with trinitario cacao from highland district of Ea Kar in Dak Lak province set in the heart of south eastern Vietnam. Once harvested and fermented these beans make their way to Saigon, where Samuel Maruta and Vincent Mourou turn them into one of Marou’s beautiful chocolate bars. Continue reading

Jordi’s Madagascar Befojo 75% 87.5/100

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This bar is made using trinitario beans grown from saplings that originated in Java, on Betrtil Akesson’s Befojo farm in the fertile Sambirano valley located in the north west of Madagascar. Once harvested and shipped they arrive in Hradec Králové, 50 miles east of Prague, where founders Jiří Stejskal and Lukáš Koudelka help to turn these into one of Jordi’s chocolate bars. Continue reading

Jordi’s Chocolate Vietnam Ben Tre 75% 91/100

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This bar is made with trinitario beans from the Ben Tre province, part of the Mekong Delta in the south of Vietnam. Once harvested and shipped they arrive in Hradec Králové, 50 miles east of Prague, where founders Jiří Stejskal and Lukáš Koudelka help to turn these into one of Jordi’s chocolate bars. Continue reading

Jordi’s Chocolate Honduras Xoco Farms 75% 87.5/100

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Made from Mayan Red trinitario beans sourced from Xoco in the north west of Honduras, an organisation that ferments and dries the beans supplied by different local farmers in Honduras. These particular beans are unique to Honduras, with ‘Mayan Red’ getting their name from the cacao pods distinctive crimson colouring. After shipping they arrive in Hradec Králové, 50 miles east of Prague, where founders Jiří Stejskal and Lukáš Koudelka help to turn these into one of Jordi’s chocolate bars. Continue reading