In the ‘Labooko’ series of the Austrian chocolate makers Zotter we all find origin chocolates, from milk to dark to … very dark. New for 2020 is this 100% chocolate made from Maya Cacao from Guatemala and Belize
When we think of the Maya, many will think of a very long time ago. The Spanish explorers / conquerors helped the culture to shreds a lot, but in fact the culture still exists, and millions of people still speak Mayan languages like K’iche ‘that is spoken in the highlands of Guatemala. Anyway, this is not the place for an extensive explanation, but just like us search for ‘maya culture’ and you can quickly find out more.
Zotter says about this chocolate:
“Eat a slice of Mayan culture. Made with cocoa from Belize and Guatemala, where the Maya, the founders of chocolate culture, still live and cultivate their cocoa. We visited them and were impressed by this beautiful, unique cocoa. heritage Experience a chocolate with 100% cocoa content, with no added sugars – a precious piece of authentic cocoa history!
Fragrance notes: berries, cherries, slightly tropical accents
Taste notes: spicy-nutty, initial acidity with notes of red fruit and dark roast aroma, spices and nuts as main taste, with a subtle aftertaste of tannins similar to black tea ”
100% cocoa, there is nothing else in it.
Organic, fair, bean to bar. Content 65 grams. Allergy note: may contain traces of nuts, peanuts, milk, sugar, sesame and soy.
This chocolate is especially suitable for:
All lovers of (creamy) 100% chocolates
Who wants to taste the taste of the cocoa
To get a little bit of the ancient Mayan culture
If you prefer no sugars (cocoa naturally contains some sugar – 0.6 grams per 100 grams in this bar)