Vanua Milk- Fiji 55%

Collections: Microbatch 2019, Newly released

New Release. The Mataswalevu Cocoa Farm, located in the northern hills of Vanua Levu Island, is looking to revive the cacao industry in Fiji. Their farm grows Amelonado cacao with newer plantings of Trinidad Selected Hybrids (TSH).

On Fiji’s national flag, there is a cacao pod in the lion’s paws, a sign of Fiji’s history and exciting times ahead for a new generation of farmers. The beans are special, imparted by Fiji’s unique terroir and the Fijian concept of “vanua”, the idea of land being an extension of oneself, including one’s life, sustenance and culture.

Origin: Dreketi, Vanua Levu, Fiji
Tasting notes: chocolate, caramel, malt, honey

Awards:
Academy of Chocolate
2018 Silver

For fun we did 2 versions made from these beautiful beans. One Milk 55% one Dark 70%

65g bar

$10.00