Solkiki – MARANON UNROASTED 70 – Dark Chocolate
Incredible chocolate in all it’s powerful floral beauty, this unroasted Fortunato no.4 cacao bean tastes almost like a gentle milk chocolate. It’s surprisingly lovely. When slowly stoneground, gently conched and patiently matured, the bean cannot help but release it’s rare delicate flavours. Thought to be extinct for the last century, this bean was rediscovered growing in the foothills of the Andes at twice the usual altitude that cacao trees typically enjoy. Its a very rare tree that offers an extremely unique bean! All we do at Solkiki is give it the attention it deserves. We buy directly from Marañón and share their ethical standards.
Allergen information: contains no nuts, dairy, wheat, gluten, or soy (nut-free, dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free). Made in a facility that uses nuts and soy. Vegan friendly.
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Solkiki Chocolatemaker has earned over 60 major international awards for over 20 products. Their micro-batch craft chocolate is made from bean to bar using ultra-premium cacao beans directly-traded with special tropical farms.
~99% of the global chocolate trade uses the same type of cacao: easy to grow, high yield, very poor flavour profile. This is why dark chocolate is typically cheap & tastes bitter: it‘s an industrial product, chemically processed and farmed under horrific conditions. Even Fair Trade is not effective for most cacao famers, so we avoid that industry.
Solkiki assess a lot of fine flavour cacao and source the best via a very short chain. Direct trade protects vulnerable rainforests and wildlife while improving the lives of farming communities and quality of cacao long-term. As a bonus, Solkiki’s minimal-process, bean-to-bar approach creates delicious chocolate! We remove the middlemen and encourage farmers to grow these fickle trees, promoting equality, biodiversity, sustainability, nutrition and flavour.
Our sourcing principle is more than simply paying what the farmers ask.
At Solkiki, direct trade means we work in partnership with farmers and fermenters to improve both quality of cacao and livelihoods, long term.
Making Chocolate Better
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