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Dark chocolate pastilles 72% Ecuador - organic / fair trade
Dark chocolate pastilles 72% Ecuador - organic / fair trade
Dark chocolate pastilles 72% Ecuador - organic / fair trade

Dark chocolate pastilles 72% Ecuador - organic / fair trade

Origin: Ecuador
Certifié Biologique
Issu du commerce équitable
Végane
1 kg
$41.70
$4.17 /100g
2.5kg
$89.30
$3.57 /100g
5kg
$156.30
$3.12 /100g
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For reasons of product conservation, shipment of this product may be delayed when temperatures exceed 20°C.
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An intense fine chocolate with fruity and floral flavors.

Pure Ecuadorian origin cocoa of the Nacional cocoa variety (Forastero).

This organic couverture chocolate with intense and robust flavors will seduce you with its great aromatic richness. Let yourself be carried away by powerful fruity aromas and beautiful floral notes.

Our couverture chocolates are suitable for professional use in fine chocolate shops but can be eaten as is or used in cooking for your fondues and recipes.

The aromatic profile of the Nacional cocoa variety

Top notes: Citrus (lemon-orange), Fresh fruits and dried fruits (almonds-hazelnuts), Floral (jasmine-rose)

Heart notes: Cocoa and balanced chocolate

Base notes: Woody (licorice), Warm tobacco notes, Caramel

The little story

Sector created in 2000 - 1645 partner producers

Nacional cocoa, a traditional variety that only grows in Ecuador, is
recognized worldwide for its typicity and aromatic richness. However, at the beginning
from the 90s a sad observation appears: Cacao Nacional, a true heritage
of the country, is threatened. At the beginning of the 20th century, the massive arrival of diseases
deeply affected Nacional cocoa production. Most of the large
Cocoa farms were then converted into banana plantations. The production of
Nacional cocoa in Ecuador then drops significantly. Furthermore, in order to

meet a need for intensive cultivation, CCN 51 (hybrid variety of lesser
quality) is massively planted. The aromatic quality of Ecuadorian cocoa is
then degrades very quickly.
In partnership with volunteer producers, KAOKA decides to work for the
safeguarding the Nacional variety.
Years of human and financial investment have allowed us to develop
innovative agronomic techniques. The objective? Allow producers to
cultivate Nacional cocoa in an efficient and sustainable way, and thus to
divert from the cultivation of the hybrid variety CCN51. The backup program
is taking place and an overall improvement in quality and productivity is taking place.
continues year after year. He played an essential role in the conservation and
valorization of Nacional cocoa.

With our partner Kaoka, we offer you zero-compromise chocolate: quality of ingredients, organic and deforestation-free cultivation, fair conditions and prices for producers.

And for you, consumers, in the context of soaring cocoa prices in 2023-2024, it is the guarantee of the best chocolate at the fairest price.

Our partner Kaoka, with its production cooperatives in South America, Africa and the Caribbean, has always considered cocoa to be an exceptional product. Unlike industrial production which destroys soils, forests and impoverishes producer communities, Kaoka makes chocolate with respect for the environment and humans.

  • Selecting the best local varieties according to countries and regions makes it possible to distinguish distinct flavor profiles and contributes to maintaining good biodiversity.
  • Training producers in organic growing techniques, agroforestry and good bean fermentation and drying practices allows for sustainable, high-quality production.
  • Technical and financial support for the modernization of cooperative equipment and a fair price paid to producers ensures the well-being of communities and a future for small family farms.
  • The alliance with European companies renowned for their know-how in transforming cocoa into chocolate finally makes it possible to guarantee a product of superior, consistent quality and at an affordable price for the consumer.

Ingredients

Organic ingredients: cocoa mass, cane sugar, cocoa butter, vanilla extract.

Delivery and packaging

Delay of 4 to 8 working days after validation of the order.

Our policy of reducing waste at source is inspired by the zero waste movement.

Depending on the format chosen, we ship the products in their original packaging or in a 100% compostable bag. The products are then placed in reusable cardboard boxes that you can use again or recycle.

Once delivered to your home, we advise you to pour your products into glass containers to preserve their quality.

Conservation

À conserver à température pièce pour une meilleure conservation, dans un contenant hermétique, idéalement un bocal en verre, à l'abri de la lumière et de l'humidité. À consommer de préférence dans les 12 mois.

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Kaoka

Avec notre partenaire Kaoka, nous vous offrons le chocolat zéro compromis : qualité des ingrédients, culture biologique et sans déforestation, conditions et prix équitables pour les producteurs.

Et pour vous, consommateurs, dans le contexte de flambée des prix du cacao en 2023-2024, c'est la garantie du meilleur chocolat au prix le plus juste.Notre partenaire Kaoka avec ses coopératives de production en Amérique du Sud, en Afrique et aux Caraïbes, a toujours considéré le cacao comme un produit d'exception. À l'opposée de la production industrielle qui détruit les sols, les forêts et appauvri les communautés de producteurs, Kaoka fait du chocolat dans le respect de l'environnement et des humains.

  • La sélection des meilleures variétés locales selon les pays et les régions permet de distinguer des profils de saveurs distincts et contribue au maintien d'une bonne biodiversité.
  • La formation des producteurs aux techniques de culture biologique, à l'agroforesterie et aux bonnes pratiques de fermentation et de séchage des fèves permet une production durable et de qualité supérieure.
  • L'appui technique et financier pour la modernisation des équipements des coopératives et un prix équitable versé aux producteurs assure le bien-être des communautés et un avenir pour les petites exploitations familiales.
  • L'alliance avec des compagnies européennes réputées pour leur savoir-faire en transformation du cacao en chocolat fin permet enfin de garantir un produit de qualité supérieure, constante, et à prix abordable pour le consommateur.