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Original Beans Zoque 88%

Original Beans Zoque 88%

Weight: 70 g

Regular price $7.50
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Reasons to Love

Bean to Bar

Bean to Bar

Direct-Source Cacao

Direct Sourced

Tropical aromas of lychee and coconut in this Select Tribal Tabasqueño cacao have lifted the spirits of local Zoque and Tzotzil tribes for millennia.

Ingredients: cacao mass*, raw cane sugar* (cacao 88% minimum). *Certified Organic.

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Certified EU Organic

EU Organic

Manufactured in a facility which also processes dairy"

Trace Dairy

Peanut Free"

Peanut Free

Soy Free

Soy Free

Treenut Free

Treenut Free

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

Vegan+

Gluten Free

Gluten Free

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Original Beans

Original Beans is passionate about being actively involved in the conservation of their cacao sources from Congo to Bolivia. They pride themselves on an ethical direct trade of their beans to ensure cacao farmers can achieve a livable income. They currently support 175 farming families full time. Original Beans finds the world’s rarest cacao beans to transform their unique flavors into incredible chocolate. What makes Original Beans unique, are the world's 50 best chefs that come together and work in creating the best chocolate bars. Through Original Beans hard efforts, they have already preserved heirloom and regional cacao varieties from nearing extinction! It all started back in 2008 when Philipp Kauffmann pursued his dream in creating a 100% regenerative business that gives more to the Earth than it takes. Kauffmann is the 7th generation of recognized forest scientists and explorers. Original Beans wrappers are environmentally friendly, packaged with the first garden compostable foil, made of woodfoil and cardboard which reduces negative environmental impacts by 82%. Every single bar you buy plants a tree in the rainforest, following the "one bar one tree" creed, and have already grown over 2 million trees! One of their bars, Femme de Virguna planted a quarter of a million cacao trees, and ultimately saved Congo’s forest from utter destruction!

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Customer Reviews

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X. Holguin
Zoque 88%

Love all the Original Beans I have tried. The 82, 88 and 100%. The 88% is slightly fruity and buttery.

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E. Reilly
beautiful dark intensity

This is a zinger! Not for everyone, perhaps, but I loved it! Very smooth and approachable for a 88% bar, with lots of rich savoriness and an intense, pure cacao flavor, without excessive bitterness. The aroma itself is thrilling - leather, rich soil, a hint of smoke. Also makes a great drinking chocolate. Great for anyone who enjoys darker flavors and intensity.

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Mari
Lovely bitter cocoa

Bitter, nutty, and buttery with a faint acidity and touch of liqueur. Very good.

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Charlotte
Original Beans Zoque 88%

Dark and sultry bar. Aromatic. I get herbal, coffee, bright lychee and mellow coconut notes. Distinctive Original Beans buttery texture. Delectable.

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caterina
Original Beans Zoque 88%

I always recommend this bar as a high percentage cacao option. Over time, I noticed slight differences between different batches regarding the fruitness but never disappointed me in taste. You can expect aromatic bitter taste, lichee, coconut, nuts, and coffee.