Akesson’s Brazil 75% Forastero

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Grown on a historical Brazilian platation, Forastero cacao's astonishing warm aroma is balanced with tart notes of the native pitanga fruit in 75% chocolate.

The Pitanga fruit, also known as the 'Brazilian cherry', looks like a small pumpkin and has a sharp and sweet taste. 'Parasinho's Forestero cacao is the only variety grown on this Fazenda Sempre Firme platation. Grown amid a forest with the highest biodiversity on earth, this exceptional cacao is distinctly Brazilian.

TASTING: earthy, tobacco, Brazilian pitanga fruit, tart, autumn spices
PAIRING: fortified wines, e.g. sherry or vermouth, gin, mezcal, IPAs
CACAO ORIGIN: Brazil, Fazenda Sempre Firme Plantation
MADE IN FRANCE

INGREDIENTS:75% cocoa, cane sugar, pure cocoa butter, emulsifier (GMO-free soya lecithin)

2016 Academy of Chocolate Bronze Winner
  • 60 grams
  • 75% cacao from Forastero beans
  • Cacao beans are harvested from Bertil Akesson's own plantation in Brazil

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Grown on a historical Brazilian platation, Forastero cacao’s astonishing warm aroma is balanced with tart notes of the native pitanga fruit in 75% chocolate.

The Pitanga fruit, also known as the ‘Brazilian cherry’, looks like a small pumpkin and has a sharp and sweet taste. ‘Parasinho’s Forestero cacao is the only variety grown on this Fazenda Sempre Firme platation. Grown amid a forest with the highest biodiversity on earth, this exceptional cacao is distinctly Brazilian.

TASTING: earthy, tobacco, Brazilian pitanga fruit, tart, autumn spices
PAIRING: fortified wines, e.g. sherry or vermouth, gin, mezcal, IPAs
CACAO ORIGIN: Brazil, Fazenda Sempre Firme Plantation
MADE IN FRANCE

INGREDIENTS:75% cocoa, cane sugar, pure cocoa butter, emulsifier (GMO-free soya lecithin)

2016 Academy of Chocolate Bronze Winner

  • 60 grams
  • 75% cacao from Forastero beans
  • Cacao beans are harvested from Bertil Akesson’s own plantation in Brazil