Friis Holm La Dalia 85%

By Friis Holm

  • citrus
  • floral
  • dark


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  • Description

    This dark chocolate bar has been crafted using a blend of different Nicaraguan beans.

    The ‘Lazy Cocoa Growers Blend’ is anything but. Mikkel Friis Holm has used beans from 10 different growers in the Matagalpa region of Nicaragua. The ‘lazy’ farmer haven’t sorted the beans into different varietals prior to fermentation. With old cacao trees, cross-pollination often means you will have a mix of different pod varietals growing on neighbouring trees and even on the same tree. Sorting these out would be incredibly labour intensive for the farmers, and take up a huge amount of valuable time. Instead the beans are fermented together and Friis Holm has then crafted a bar with all of these together.

    Intense notes sharp of blackcurrant and dark cherries, meld into a spiced floral aroma. Citrus is complimented by a crisp astringency and wooded hints. When we tasted we were amazed by the layer upon layer of flavour that burst forth and blend on the tongue.

    This bar achieved a Bronze at the Academy of Chocolate Awards 2017.

  • Additional information

    Weight 100 g
    Type of Chocolate


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  • 1 review for Friis Holm La Dalia 85%

    • Farrah L.

      Farrah L.

      November 24, 2018

      Awesome. Tastes like mushrooms!

    • Anonymous

      December 1, 2016

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  • Energy1591kJ/381kcal
    of which
    - saturates11g
    of which
    - sugars15g
    Milk (traces)
    Cacao beans, sugar, cocoa butter

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Maker description

Mikkel Friis Holm is a Danish chocolate maker, known for his smooth chocolate and attention to detail. Read more about Friis Holm