Akesson’s Brazil Dark Milk 55%
Åkesson’s hits it out of the park with this dark milk, as their sublime Brazilian cocoa is enhanced by the sweetness of the milk. A truly decadent bar.
We were so excited to try Åkesson’s first dark milk chocolate bar and boy does it not disappoint. The magnificent combination of fruity and woody flavours typical of Åkesson’s Brazilian chocolate is lifted beautifully by the sweetness of the milk. A truly decadent bar, this is one where you’ll have to keep coming back for more.
ABOUT THE MAKER
Bertil Åkesson is one of the true heroes of the bean-to-bar market. He has pioneered the direct sale of his single-estate beans to over 300 chocolate makers all over the world and has crafted his own range of award-winning bars. Born to a Swedish diplomat father and a French mother, Bertil grew up in Madagascar, where his family settled in the 1970s. His father established a number of cocoa and spice plantations on the island, which Bertil has since expanded.
In April 2009, Bertil Åkesson and his Brazilian partner, Dr. Angelo Calmon de Sa, purchased the Fazenda Sempre Firme estate in Bahia, Brazil. Known as “paraíso”, or “paradise”, to the locals, this 120-hectare cocoa plantation lies in the middle of the Mata Atlantica, the wild forest in southern Brazil famed for its extraordinary biodiversity. Parasinho, the traditional variety of cocoa grown there, gives all of Åkesson’s Brazilian chocolate a deep earthy quality enriched with fruity and woody notes.
Weight 60 g Type of Chocolate Maker Maker Country Cocoa Percentage Bean Origin Ingredients Dietary Information Select Size
Single Bar £5.95, Carton of 12 £71.40
3 reviews for Akesson’s Brazil Dark Milk 55%
April 13, 2020
Lovely smooth texture, not enough depth of flavour for my liking.
July 23, 2018
The best milk chocolate ever. Rich, complex flavours.
June 22, 2017
One of the best milk chocolates I've tried in a long time. Very rich and gorgeously creamy, a truly decadent tasting bar!
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Cocoa grower Bertil Åkesson's father was a Swedish diplomat before starting a trading company and traveling the world before settling in Madagascar. Read more about Åkesson's