Whilst only contributing a slither to world production of cacao, Bolivia has shared a long history with the trees that bear this special crop, grown deep in the Amazon forests and tended to by the indigenous groups, the Baures and Moxenos. This particular bean is a result of the joint efforts of the Agroecological Cooperative of Alto Beni (CIAAB), hailing from the Palos Blancos region of Bolivia, and Invalsa, a family owned coffee exporter with offices in both the US and Bolivia. CIAAB is a combination of around 500 smallholder growers of cacao producing mostly Trinitario and Nativo beans. About 60% of these cocoa producers are certified organic. What had started as an experiment for Invalsa into cacao has now evolved into a project with no end in sight. The exporter is currently working with CIAAB to revolutionise the local cacao industry by building the first incountry fermentation plant and nursery, to be located in the Palos Blancos region. REGION Palos Blancos VARIETY Trinitario ALTITUDE +450m HARVESTNovember–March Tasti ng Notes: Trinitario is fine flavour cocoa and is the most likely bean to be found in quality dark chocolate,dark cherry and blackberry with hits of coffee and caramel can be drawn from this chocolate. This particular cocoa has a nice mild but definite chocolate flavor. There is black pepper in the nose. The black pepper backs off in the flavor, although it is still present, and you then have layers of toffee, soft, delicate fruits, a certain savory butteriness and a great chocolate backbone lacing it together all throughout. As with many beans with Trinatario stock, this cocoa will not blow you away with huge flavors. But very much like it’s wild counterpart it is sure to wow you with it’s character. This product may contain traces of nuts. Ingredi ents: organic cacao beans, organic cacao butter, organic raw sugar.
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