Solkiki India Kaithapara Vanam 71% 90/100

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This bar is made using hybrid cocoa beans with a strong presence of forastero, but some white beans, transplanted from Amboyna, Indonesia, in the Idukki region of Kerala of Southern India. Once harvested and processed they are shipped to Iris and Bob in Dorset, where foregoing their degrees in Clinical Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction, they instead turn their passion and skills to turning these beans into one of their vegan chocolate bars. Using cobbled together equipment at their dedicated chocolate workshop, they stonegrind their chocolate using intensive labour in place of high tech gadgetry to produce their craft chocolate. Continue reading

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Solkiki Peru Chililique 70% 91.5/100

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This bar is made with beans sourced direct from Chililique in the north west of Peru, in collaboration with CacaoTales. Once harvested and processed they are shipped to Iris and Bob in Dorset, where foregoing their degrees in Clinical Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction, they instead turn their passion and skills to turning these beans into one of their vegan chocolate bars. Using cobbled together equipment at their dedicated chocolate workshop, they stonegrind their chocolate using intensive labour in place of high tech gadgetry to produce their craft chocolate. Continue reading

Solkiki Philippines Kablon 2015 Vaulted 70% 90.5/100

 

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This bar is made using cacao beans sourced direct from Kablon Farms in collaboration with Moulinet Chocolat, located south west of Davao in South Cotabato on the most southerly of islands in the Philippines. Once harvested and processed they are shipped to Iris and Bob in Dorset, where foregoing their degrees in Clinical Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction, they instead turn their passion and skills to turning these beans into one of their vegan chocolate bars. Using cobbled together equipment at their dedicated chocolate workshop, they stonegrind their chocolate using intensive labour in place of high tech gadgetry to produce their craft chocolate. Continue reading

Solkiki India Kaithapara Vanam 75% 89.5/100

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This bar is made using hybrid cocoa beans with a strong presence of forastero, but some white beans, transplanted from Amboyna, Indonesia, in the Idukki region of Kerala of Southern India. Once harvested and processed they are shipped to Iris and Bob in Dorset, where foregoing their degrees in Clinical Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction, they instead turn their passion and skills to turning these beans into one of their vegan chocolate bars. Using cobbled together equipment at their dedicated chocolate workshop, they stonegrind their chocolate using intensive labour in place of high tech gadgetry to produce their craft chocolate. Continue reading

Solkiki Belize Toledo Unroasted Vaulted 2014 77% 92.5/100

 

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This mix of trinitario and criollo beans are sourced from Maya Cacao an export co-op comprised of just 750 family farmers each with about an acre of land in Toledo, Belize. Once harvested and processed they are shipped to Iris and Bob in Dorset, where foregoing their degrees in Clinical Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction, they instead turn their passion and skills to turning these beans into one of their vegan chocolate bars. Using cobbled together equipment at their dedicated chocolate workshop, they stonegrind their chocolate using intensive labour in place of high tech gadgetry to produce their craft chocolate. Continue reading

Solkiki Peru Gran Palo Blanco 72% 90/100

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This bar is made using cocoa beans from a small community called Cesar Vallejo de Palo Blanco in Chulucanas, the Piura region of north west Peru, sourced directly in collaboration with CacaoTales. Once harvested and processed they are shipped to Iris and Bob in Dorset, where foregoing their degrees in Clinical Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction, they instead turn their passion and skills to turning these beans into one of their vegan chocolate bars. Using cobbled together equipment at their dedicated chocolate workshop, they stonegrind their chocolate using intensive labour in place of high tech gadgetry to produce their craft chocolate. Continue reading

Solkiki Peru Maranon 68% with Whisky Nibs 91/100

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This bar is made from Organic fortunato No.4 cacao beans, considered to be a pure Nacional bean from the Marañón river canyon of Peru, where they are grown at notably high altitudes and blended with Union Coffee Roasters Maraba coffee from the Huye region of Rwanda. Once harvested and processed they are shipped to Iris and Bob in Dorset, where foregoing their degrees in Clinical Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction, they instead turn their passion and skills to turning these beans into one of their vegan chocolate bars. Using cobbled together equipment at their dedicated chocolate workshop, they stonegrind their chocolate using intensive labour in place of high tech gadgetry to produce their craft chocolate.  Continue reading