Menakao - Baking Chocolate - Dark Chocolate Couverture 63%

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This is a 2.5 kg bag of dark chocolate cooking chocolate (couverture) buttons.

These 63% couverture pistoles are made of fine superior cocoa with the deliciously fruity notes characteristic of Madagascan cacao. This wine-like dark chocolate has hints of raisin and berry notes making, fantastic for a variety of uses in the kitchen.

This chocolate doesn’t just taste good, it does good. Madagascan chocolate maker Menakao proudly crafts its chocolate on the island, using only local ingredients. Unfortunately, this is rare even for craft chocolate – it’s estimated that less than 5% of the world’s chocolate is produced in the same country the cocoa is grown. By making the chocolate in Madagascar in addition to growing the cacao on the island, Menakao generate about 4-5 times the benefit of Fair Trade for the local Madagascan economy.


Organic cacao, cane sugar
Weight: 2.5 kg

Maker Description 

One of only a few chocolate makers in the world that make chocolate at the source, Madagascar-based Menakao produce some a deliciously fruity range of bars using local beans.