This is a surprisingly sweet dark with a creamy vegetal flavour reminiscent of pumpkin or sweet potato. The finish blends in tropical touches of mango to sweet lemon. It’s the perfect bar with character given from the 70%.
ABOUT THE MAKER
Jorge Martínez is an agricultural engineer with over 25 years of experience working in Ecuador’s cocoa industry. Inspired by the history of the famed Arriba Nacional beans from Ecuador in the 1800s, he set up Minka Chocolate in 2015 (“Minka” is a Quecha word meaning “teamwork”). Their mission is simple: to make Minka a recognised brand of high-quality chocolate worldwide, to celebrate their Ecuadorian origins, and to provide supreme tasting experiences for chocolate lovers around the world.
A dark chocolate crafted using cacao from Hacienda La Zambrano in Ecuador.