This was the first chocolate that James had ever seen and used. It has changed a lot since that first effort, but was really the catalyst for making chocolate seriously. James says “You could say I owe it everything, and it remains my most popular chocolate variety.”
Cocoa content: 66% Origin: La Dalia, Nicaragua Beans: Trinitario Made in: West Sussex, UK Awards: 2016: Bronze Academy of Chocolate & International Chocolate Awards Silver
James was a fishmonger who made chocolate as a hobby. But chocolate soon became more than a hobby, and after a year of testing chocolates on family and friends (don’t you wish you had a friend like that?!) he started J Cocoa in 2015.
Believing less is more, James uses only 3 or 4 organic ingredients (cocoa beans, cocoa butter, sugar and milk powder), and is fascinated by the way small changes in the complex process can have big impacts on the end result. And the delicious end results are winning awards already. See more