Valrhona Caraibe Noir 66% 85/100

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This bar is made from a blend of trinitario beans from the Caribbean. Once harvested these beans are shipped to Le Harve and then driven to Tain-l’Hermitage, part of the Rhone Valley, an area particularly famous for growing wine, where Valrhona turn them into one of their Grand Cru chocolate bars.  Continue reading

Valrhona Guanaja Noir 70% 86/100

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This bar is made from a blend of criollo, trinitario and forastero cacao and named after the island where Christopher Colombus landed. Once harvested these beans are shipped to Le Harve and then driven to Tain-l’Hermitage, part of the Rhone Valley, an area particularly famous for growing wine, where Valrhona turn them into one of their Grand Cru chocolate bars.   Continue reading

J. D. Gross Ecuador Arriba Superieur 81% 84/100

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These Arriba Nacional cocoa beans come from west central Ecuador from the banks of the Vinces River in the region of Los Rios. Once harvested they’re shipped to Berlin where Rausch Schokolade turn them into one of their chocolate bars, before rebranding them as J. D. Gross for Lidl. Continue reading

J. D. Gross Ecuador 70% 86/100

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These Arriba Nacional cocoa beans come from west central Ecuador from the banks of the Vinces River in the region of Los Rios. Once harvested they’re shipped to Berlin where Rausch Schokolade turn them into one of their chocolate bars, before rebranding them as J. D. Gross for Lidl. Continue reading

J. D. Gross Ecuador 70% with Raspberry 78/100

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These Arriba Nacional cocoa beans come from west central Ecuador from the banks of the Vinces River in the region of Los Rios. Once harvested they’re shipped to Berlin where Rausch Schokolade turn them into one of their chocolate bars, before rebranding them as J. D. Gross for Lidl. Continue reading

J. D. Gross Peru Amazonas 60% 84/100

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From east central Peru on the border with the Brazilian state of Amazonas, this bar is made with trinitario beans from the Ucayali region of Peru. Once harvested they’re shipped to Berlin where Rausch Schokolade turn them into one of their chocolate bars, before rebranding them as J. D. Gross for Lidl. Continue reading

Moser Roth Ghana 35% Dark Milk 82.5/100

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This dark milk bar is made using beans from Ghana. Once harvested these beans are shipped to the Reinickendorf borough of Berlin where they are processed by Moser Roth. Moser Roth has been owned by parent company Storck since 2007. All of Moser Roth’s chocolate is UTZ certified and you can read more about what it means to be ‘UTZ certified’ at https://utz.org/

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