Fresco – Guatemala Polochic Valley 70% Dark Chocolate – Cocoa Runners Exclusive

By Fresco Chocolate

A mellow dark chocolate bar crafted exclusively for Cocoa Runners by Fresco.

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We are delighted to bring you this exclusive limited edition 70% dark chocolate bar. Fresco’s Rob Anderson has crafted this bar exclusively for Cocoa Runners.

We love this bar for its fantastic melt: pop it in your mouth and you’ll notice how smoothly and evenly it dissolves, giving way to a delightful mouthfeel. Light roasting and a long conche ensure that the mellow dark chocolate notes allow the flavours of stone fruits to slowly rise through.

Based in Lyndon, Washington, the story of Fresco’s creation is not a conventional one. In 2010, Rob Anderson, a computer scientist from southern California, began his bean-to-bar journey after inspiration struck on a visit to the legendary Scharffen Berger factory. Rob’s approach is both unique and scientific in its simplicity: use the best possible ingredients and change the variables that affect taste one at a time. Whilst most chocolate makers undertake this process when creating their bars, the journey stops there as they pick their favourite cocoa percentage, roast and conch time to make a finished product. Fresco, however, release each variation, so that we can see what a profound difference these subtle changes can make, and so that we can choose our own personal favourites. We think that you’ll be amazed just how much difference changing a single variable can make on the flavour of chocolate!

Created and packaged exclusively for us, this bar is not available anywhere else in the world. Rob made us a one-off batch, so once these bars are gone they’re gone.

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Weight 50 g
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Maker description

Fresco are a small batch chocolate maker based in the city of Lynden, Washington. Read more about Fresco Chocolate

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No allergens listed.

Cocoa beans, cane sugar, cocoa butter