Chapon – Tonka White 45%
A rich and creamy chocolate bar, created by bean to bar maker Chapon.
Patrice Chapon’s creativity extends beyond his unique packaging design. One of his most original creations in his chocolate mousse bar. Instead of different ice cream flavours, this counter gives customers the choice of different dark chocolate mousses all created using cocoa beans from different origins. Patrice even has a van that can be seen driving round the streets of Paris. If you see it make sure you stop and get yourself a Madagascan or maybe a Peruvian mousse!
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.
For this white chocolate bar, the tonka liquorice adds delicate complexity of vanilla, cinnamon and spice. The mouthfeel is creamy with a clean finish. For a French white chocolate bar, this is not too sweet but it sure is rich.
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Weight 75 g Maker Bean Origin Maker Country Type of Chocolate Ingredients Dietary Information Select SIze
Single Bar £7.95, Carton of 10 £79.50
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1 review for Chapon – Tonka White 45%
February 10, 2021
A delicious and unique bar! Sweet, creamy and very well balanced. The addition of Tonka adds a subtle spiced flavour that perfectly complements the sweetness of the white chocolate. Thoroughly enjoyable and highly recommended!
Energy 2522kJ/604kcal Fat 43g of which - saturates 26g Carbohydrates 46g of which - sugars 46g Protein 7.3g Salt 0.24g
- Eggs (traces), peanuts (traces), soybeans, milk, nuts (traces), sesame (traces)
- White chocolate 97% (sugar; cocoa butter; whole milk powder; skimmed milk powder; emulsifier: soya lecithin), cocoa butter, tonka bean (0.18%), natural liquorice flavour(0.02%)
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Ex-sorbet and ice cream maker to the Queen, Patrice Chapon now crafts buttery single-origin bars in Chelles. Read more about Chapon