Colombia Tumaco 85% Dark Chocolate

17 reviews
$10.00

A bold dark chocolate with nostalgic notes of brownie, butterscotch, and blackberry.  

Weight: 60g / 2.12oz

Ingredients: Cocoa Beans, Organic Cane Sugar

Allergen Warning: Our products are made in a facility that contains peanuts, tree nuts, milk, wheat, eggs, soy, and sesame.  There may be cross-contamination due to shared equipment.

Winner: Silver, Northwest Chocolate Awards 2018

Review: Chocolate journalist (@thechocolatejournalist), Sharon Terenzi, recently reviewed the bar saying, "You don't become a multiple award-winner by luck. Smell of honey, incredible smooth texture (without being too creamy), notes of fudge, brownie, earthy brown butter, an incredible clean mouth and a long chocolatey aftertaste. Can't find one defect even if I wanted to!"

Origin story courtesy of Uncommon Cacao: On the southern pacific coast of Colombia, Tumaco is a region that has been hard hit by historic political conflict and plagued by narco trafficking. The predominantly Afro-Colombian population has faced a great deal of prejudice and sustainable local development has been hijacked by extensive penetration of paramilitary and narco groups. When Cacao de Colombia first explored the region back in 2011, they found cacao everywhere; drying on any flat surface farmers could find, including the road. The sheer volume of cacao was overwhelming, and the opportunity for quality and systemic improvement was obvious. Cacao de Colombia has worked with three community cooperatives to introduce centralized processing and drying. Because of the introduction of centralized processing and Cacao de Colombia’s expertise in high-quality flavor development, farmers today earn 70% more income from cacao today than they did when selling dried beans to the commodity market supply chain, and have a true sustainable alternative to coca production or involvement in the narco groups.

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K
01/25/2024
Kali
United States United States
I recommend this product

Delicious

This chocolate is divine. It is what I call a "nibbling" chocolate similar to a "sipping" bourbon. The flavor is intense enough that it is best in small doses paired with a good glass of red wine or mug of black coffee. I only took 1 star off because of the lack of nutritional information which I couldn't find on the website either.

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01/15/2024
Holly SVG verified by SHOP
United States United States

Absolutely the best dark sweetened chocolate. I love to have some as a treat everyday!

SG
10/05/2023
Sherryl G.
United States United States
I recommend this product

The best

I’m very discerning about my dark chocolate. I take one small piece every night. This is my favorite!

JD
07/26/2023
judith d.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Fantastic!

This dark chocolate is delicious.

HE
10/04/2021
Holly E.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Best chocolate ever!!!

The chocolate is smooth, dark and absolutely delicious!! I could eat an entire bar in one day slowly piece by piece!

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