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Colombia Tumaco Dark 85% - Fruition Chocolate

Colombia Tumaco Dark 85%

$9.95

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

Weight: 60g / 2.12oz

Ingredients: Cocoa Beans, Organic Cane Sugar

Allergens: May contain traces of milk & nuts.

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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5.0 Based on 12 Reviews
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08/18/2021
AP
Amie P.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Delicious

We throughly enjoyed this special dark chocolate.

08/03/2021
NJ
Nanette J.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Colombia Tumaco Dark 85%

It's good but doesn't seem as bitter as other 85% chocolate I have had but that's ok I still like it. I have not gotten the chance to taste the others I bought on last order, I stocked up because the sale! Also I'm just asking if you have any thoughts on making a Mint Chocolate at some point? I would love that!

06/20/2021
TP
Tim P.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Love it.

It's super dark without the bitter taste often associated with high % cocoa. Highly recommend it.

04/24/2021
TP
Tim P.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Well-balanced

Fruition knows how to get everything out of the chocolate they make. Whereas the Dominican bars are full of fruity, floral flavors, the Columbian bar is full of dark fruit and coffee notes. And, unlike many other 85% bars on the market, this bar is not exceedingly bitter.

03/04/2021
TP
Tim P.
United States United States
Balanced bar

I love this chocolate. Many 85% bars can be overwhelmingly heavy on the cocoa flavor without enough sugar content to deliver those flavors. Fruition nails it with this bar. The balance is perfect.

02/11/2021
RB
Robert B.
United States United States
Real chocolate

Wonderful experience letting it slowly melt in your mouth

11/25/2020
A
Anonymous
United States United States
Love this Bar

Oh boy!! You guys are great. The chocolate is fantastic and the package come quickly. All the best

08/12/2020
A
Anonymous
United States United States
WOW! ... I Can Taste the Difference

This was my first purchase of Fruition chocolates and I am very satisfied with the quality and distinct flavor. I appreciate that this dark chocolate bar is crafted with just two ingredients - single sourced cacao beans and organic cane sugar.

06/28/2020
A
Anonymous
United States United States
Simply delicious!

I love the dark, sweet, smooth flavor of this chocolate. The bittersweet taste is great to savor anytime. I’ve been known to eat an entire bar over the course of a day.

02/04/2019
NG
Natalie G.
Superb!

Such spectacular flavor, everything I hoped for and more.

01/05/2019
KL
Karen L.
loved the chocolate

loved the chocolate

12/09/2018
DS
Donald S.
Superb

I eat a lot of chocolate, almost all 100% (Fruition's current 100% is the best I've found), but I also enjoy a little sugar from time to time. This 85% bar is not only by far the best 85% I've ever had, it's the best chocolate bar period. Although I can't say I recognize the specific notes that its makers do, it is very complex and delicious. I hope that Fruition will be able to obtain these magic beans indefinitely.

12/10/2018
Fruition Chocolate Works

Wow, thank you so much, Donald! So pleased that you are enjoying the 85%.