About The Product
The Ingredients: organic Nacional Arriba cocoa, cane sugar and cocoa butter. Tasting Notes: fruity and tangy with a balance of Jasmine flower essence and roast nuts.
Coppeneur Chocolate. Gonzalo Martinetti, the owner of plantation Hacienda Iara in Ecuador, is a man with a mission: to protect the unique cocoa tree species National Arriba in its purest form. Although botanically a Forastero type, Ecuador's Nacional Arriba is famous for its fine taste. Sub-species without the fine taste have been planted on some plantations. Gonzalo runs programs to encourage the cultivation of the real Nacional Arriba
Coppeneur Chocolate In 2006 Coppeneur became one of only a handful of chocolate makers who create premium single plantation and premium single origin chocolate. Coppeneur purchases cocoa beans directly from the farmer. This close relationship ensures Coppeneur visits the plantations, allowing for inspection of the beans, cultivation methods, fermentation/drying techniques and working conditions of the employees.
Coppeneur is also a cocoa grower. Amid lychee, mango, black pepper and vanilla, Coppeneur found a fertile piece of land shielded by shadow trees on a small hill located on a volcanic island off the northwess......