Chocolate Handcrafted Bar Dark 70% Hawaiian Grown Dairy Free
The Chocolate: Located on the west side of Hawai'i Island (the Big Island), Kealakekua is hot and dry. Normally, cacao trees would be unable to survive the harsh lava field conditions, but with irrigation they thrive. The cacao of this chocolate bar is farmed, fermented and dried by the Hard Rock Gardens Estate in Kealakekua. Manoa Chocolates uses this Big Island-grown cacao is used to craft this luscious 70% Dark Chocolate dairy free bar. Each bar is crafted from ethically sourced cacao and the highest quality ingredients. We also offer this very special chocolate in our Chocolate Island Mango Gift Basket.
Tasting Notes: Strawberry, Macadamia Nut and Vanilla
The Story of Cacao: Hawaii is the only state in the U.S. with a climate appropriate for cultivating the tropical fruit tree Theobroma Cacao. Bean to Bar is a movement in the chocolate industry where the finest quality dried beans are crafted into chocolate under one roof. As well as emphasizing quality over quantity, bean to bar chocolate makers like Manoa are defined by direct trade with cacao farms across the world, paying socially responsible prices.
Suggested Pairings: Wine--Gamay; Liquor--Islay Scotch; Beer--Brown Ale
Ingredients: 70% dark chocolate. Ingredients: cacao, organic cane sugar, and cocoa butter. 2.1oz (60g) bar. Dairy free. For maximum flavor, store and eat chocolate at 65-70° F.
Vegan, Gluten-Free, Hawaiian Grown, Non GMO, Soy Free, Direct Trade, Single Origin
Also Available: Other handcrafted chocolate bar varieties include Coffee, Sea Salt, Milk Chocolate, Coconut and Lavender.