Goodnow Farms – Esmeraldas, Ecuador 70% Dark

By Goodnow Farms Chocolate

£11.95

An award-winning bar from American maker Goodnow Farms, this Ecuadorian cocoa enjoys berry jam notes and a long, nutty finish. 

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Description

TASTING NOTES

When we tasted this bar we thought it was relatively delicate in flavour – possibly due to a light roast. This dark chocolate bar has an almost mineral-like quality, with some flint-like notes up front before a nutty finish.

ABOUT THE MAKER

Tom and Monica were living in Los Angeles as a TV producer and real estate agent when they discovered the magic of craft chocolate. In their own words: “We first discovered craft chocolate in, of all places, a vintage furniture shop in Los Angeles.  The incredible flavors we tasted in those bars completely changed how we thought about chocolate, and started us on our journey to become single origin chocolate makers”.

THE BEANS

The cocoa for this bar is sourced from the Esmeraldas province in the north of Ecuador. Goodnow works with the Salazars, whose 100-acre family farm is equipped with a state-of-the-art cacao fermentation and drying facility. Their harvests are big enough that they can ferment and dry themselves, allowing for a high level of control in these crucial post-harvest processing steps. Combined with great care for their cocoa trees, this results in beans of a very high quality and exceptional flavour.

But don’t just take our word for it! Have a look at what the attendees at one of our recent Virtual Tastings had to say about it:

Additional information

Weight 55 g
Cocoa Percentage

Type of Chocolate

Cocoa Content

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Bean Origin

Energy2435kJ / 582kcal
Fat38.2g
of which
- saturates21.8g
Carbohydrates49.1g
of which
- sugars30.9g
Protein10.9g
Salt0.036g
Allergens
Peanuts (traces), nuts (traces)
Ingredients
Single origin cacao beans, organic cane sugar, single origin cocoa butter