BRONZE AWARD-WINNING BAR
Brazilian cocoa is associated with bitterness, tartness, and powerful tannins once roasted. It can awaken sensations of infused black tea, or the scent of driftwood warming in the sun. The milk adds a quiet and yet bewitching force.
Smell the chocolate. Break a small piece and let it melt under your tongue. Give time to the chocolate to release its aromas. Enjoy. Repeat.
Our single origin chocolate is sourced from one country, one region, and even one single Cocoa farm.
Like fine wine or cheese, each cocoa plant has its roots; an origin that gives it its typicality. A taste that connoisseurs -- you, soon! -- work to identify with pleasure.
Have you ever heard of terroir?
Manoel Libânio da Silva Filho created his company in 1922. At eight plantations, spanning 6,700 acres, this giant is an example of successful sustainable development. Rainforest Alliance Certified, they produce high quality cocoa with exemplary respect for the old-growth forests that surround them, and agricultural practices to match. Valrhona, a tireless pioneer of the CSR approach, has been sourcing from the estate for twenty-odd years, and signed a long-term partnership with them in 2013.
Frédéric comes from three generations of cattlemen-butchers. Trained at Fauchon (Paris FR), one of the most high end caterers, he opens his first store in 1994 in Fontainebleau France.
PASTRY CUP WORLD WINNER, 2013 (as President of the French Team) - PASTRY CHEF OF THE YEAR, France, 1999 and 2007 - President of Les Relais Desserts, 2003-2018 - Vice president of the Pastry World Championship, 2021. Shops and corners in Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan - Berlin, Germany - Tunis, Tunisia.
Though recycled, compostable, and fit to minimize packaging, our sleeves remain simple and elegant. With less waste and less postage, we are certainly not here to show off. We work everyday to find better solutions and new ways to make our products sustainable.
BAR SLEEVE: Crownboard Craft CRAFT cardboard, made out of 100% primary wood fibres, produced in Sweden. Certified in accordance with ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001, FSSC 22000. FSC CoC & PEFC CoC available. | FLOW WRAP: 100% plant-based cellophane (Natureflex), compostable and biodegradable, produced in France.
Milk chocolate couverture (43% cocoa minimum, pure cocoa butter) - Sugar, cocoa butter, cocoa beans from Brazil, whole MILK powder, emulsifier: sunflower lecithin, natural vanilla extract - 2.12 oz (60 g)
May contain gluten, nuts, egg, soy. Made in a facility that uses milk.