The coastally grown single cooperative cocoa beans in this dark chocolate naturally have nutty flavours of almonds and hazelnuts. These are complemented by a dark roasting profile that gives the beans hints of malt and coffee.
Cocoa content: 65% Origin: Ecuador Made in: Berkeley, California, USA
TCHO aims to make the best chocolate in the world, and do it in a way that actually makes the world a better place. One way they do this is to roast many of their beans at origin, keeping more of the value chain with the people who grow the cocoa.
In true Silicon Valley style, TCHO was founded in 2005 with backing from the founders of WIRED magazine, and then in 2013 a Connecticut investment company bought a majority stake. And in breaking news, that majority stake has just been sold to the Japanese company Ezaki Glico (the company behind Poky sticks!). See more