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French Broad Sea Salt Chocolate 75%

French Broad Sea Salt Chocolate 75%

Weight: 60 g

Regular price $10.00
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Reasons to Love

Bean to Bar

Bean to Bar

Direct-Source Cacao

Direct Sourced

Our friends at Bulls Bay Saltworks collect water from Bulls Bay, SC, located in the protected Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, home to one of the healthiest saltwater ecosystems on the eastern seaboard. This pristine site produces a unique salt with natural purity and distinctive flavor.

We find the resulting clean, mineral salt to temper the bitterness of a 75% chocolate made with Nicaraguan cacao, while complementing a flavor profile of buttered biscuits and black coffee. The delicate flakes of salt offer a pleasant crunchy texture contrasted with smooth chocolate.

Ingredients: Cacao, Sugar, Sea Salt.

Dairy-free and suitable for vegans.

May contain traces of: milk, peanuts, eggs, corn, tree nuts, wheat and soy.

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Organic Sugar

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Organic refined sugar or alternative sweetener, and no animal products (ie defacto vegan)

Vegan+

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Maker

French Broad Chocolates

French Broad Chocolates is a chocolate maker in Asheville, NC. Guided by their mission to source with integrity and craft with love, French Broad Chocolate builds direct relationships with sustainable farmers and producers and transforms fine cacao beans into craft chocolate in their Chocolate Factory in Asheville, NC. Bean-to-bar to bonbon and beyond means they create not only their artisan chocolate bars, but also a compendium of  confections and treats featuring their chocolate paired with local, fresh and organic ingredients. French Broad Chocolate is a Certified B Corp, a certification demonstrating their commitment to being people who use business as a force for good. 

Cacao Region

Matagalpa, Nicaragua

After Managua, Matagalpa is the most populated department in Nicaragua, known primarily for its high quality coffee. But beyond the coffee, Matagalpa also supplies most of the country’s rice, and its diverse climes are perfect for growing beans and cacao, as well as raising cattle. Most of the region’s population is centered upon the city of the same name, so the rural regions surrounding it are responsible for a large amount of the country’s food production & natural beauty.

Cacao Estate

Cacao Bisiesto

Started by two cacao enthusiasts on February 29, 2012 in the Central Highlands of Nicaragua (bisiesto is Spanish for ‘leap year’), Cacao Bisiesto is best described as a socially-conscious fermentary. Co-founders Giff Laube and Jose Enrique Herrera had realized that the cacao the local farmers were growing had the potential to be fine flavor beans, so they built a fermentation and drying facility on their farm and began reaching out to local farmers. Their goal was to get them to sell their wet beans to Cacao Bisiesto for a higher price than they’d ever get in nearby markets, while also eliminating the work it takes for the farmers to process their own cacao. Cacao Bisiesto is now sourcing cacao from many farmers in the Matagalpa region, fermenting and drying the beans with precision to bring out a consistently smooth and earthy flavor.

Customer Reviews

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Mari
Great salted bar

Fruity liqueur aroma, coolness on the tongue, tastes of bitter espresso and berries. Flavor profile is similar to some really delicious Congo-sourced bars I've had (Theo, Good Beans). Highly recommend.

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Andi
Incredible

French Broad from Asheville puts an incredible amount of care into the chocolate making and packaging. Read up on their story how the got from Costa Rica to Asheville. Smooth in taste and addictive!