Chapon – Fiji 75% Dark Chocolate

By Chapon

Chapon – Fiji 75% Dark Chocolate

£8.95

A chocolatey and rich dark chocolate bar, with big notes of liquorice and candy, created by bean to bar maker Chapon.

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Description

Patrice Chapon is the pâtissier-chocolatier behind artisan maker Chocolat Chapon.

After completing a degree in patisserie, chocolate and ice cream and working in restaurants in France, Patrice moved across the channel. Here he joined La Maison Du Sorbet, who supply ice creams and sorbets to Buckingham Palace. He became fascinated by chocolate during his stay in England, and has said he took trips to Harrods daily to visit the chocolate hall.

Crafting great chocolate from the bean doesn’t happen overnight. Patrice had to research, find the right equipment and even make his own machines, specially adapted to his requirements, and since 2010 he has been on a mission to create great bean to bar chocolate.

Cacao was brought over from Ceylon to Fiji by the British around the late 19th century. These cacao pods and beans were of mixed genetics. Slowly more hybrids were being introduced by the World Bank’s cacao funding project. Today the majority of the cacao cultivated in Fiji is Amelonado.

This 75% dark chocolate is delicate on flavour, with subtle toasty notes and a warm chocolatey body. We found flavours of Liquorice Allsorts and a subtly herby flavour – something almost typical of Fijian cacao. This chocolate has Chapon’s signature smooth texture and even melt, enabling for a long-lasting, toasty finish.

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Weight 75 g
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Maker description

Ex-sorbet and ice cream maker to the Queen, Patrice Chapon now crafts buttery single-origin bars in Chelles. Read more about Chapon

Energy2297kJ/555kcal
Fat41g
of which
- saturates24g
Carbohydrates28g
of which
- sugars28g
Protein11g
Salt0.05g
Allergens
Eggs (traces), peanuts (traces), soybeans (traces), milk (traces), nuts (traces), sesame (traces)
Ingredients
Cocoa mass, organic cane sugar, cocoa butter