Marou Dak Lak 70%
Made with cacao from highland district of Ea Kar in Dak Lak province, this is Marou’s new bar for 2015. This is a smooth textured and buttery dark with a bright, fresh flavour. Light green notes reminiscent of sweet peas give way to a menthol freshness. Hints of pepper and spice on the finish, as the initially smooth chocolate melts, producing a more powdery mouth feel.
The chocolate is made in Saigon by two French chocolate makers, Samuel Maruta and Vincent Mourou and a small and dedicated local team. The Marou name – a combination of Samuel & Vincent’s surnames – has rapidly become synonymous with quality, ethically produced chocolate.
Producing chocolate from the bean in the country of origin is a challenging process. The tropical heat needed to grow cocoa makes producing, storing and shipping finished chocolate bars a logistical nightmare. Marou have overcome these obstacles and just a couple of years after they started, they’re already producing some of the best bean to bar chocolate in the world.
Weight 80 g Type of Chocolate Maker Maker Country Bean Origin Icons
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Energy 2517kJ/605kcal Fat 43.1g of which - saturates 29.3g Carbohydrates 45.5g of which - sugars 28.4g Protein 8.69g Salt 0.009g
- Nuts (traces)
- Cocoa, cocoa butter, cane sugar
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When two Frenchmen, Samuel Maruta and Vincent Mourou met in Vietnam, they discovered a mutual love of the country and a passion for the local cocoa beans. Read more about Marou