Fig Tree Bean to Bar chocolate 2 x 100g bars
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Could this be the fairest chocolate in the world?
Our artisan Bean to Bar FIG Tree chocolate is made in small batches so has a limited supply. Each batch is home made from bean to bar in Garstang the world’s first Fair Trade Town using fair trade ingredients where possible and cocoa beans from the Fairtrade cooperative Kuapa Kokoo in Ghana.
Hand made by Bruce Crowther - who was awarded an MBE for services to Fairtrade - using cocoa from the Fairtrade farmers, the chocolate is smooth and rich. Bruce is the father of the Fairtrade towns movement and founded the Fig Tree to promote Fairtrade. He carries out workshops for children and adults to learn all about chocolate and have a go at making their own! Your chocolate will come direct from the Fig Tree and may be produced to order so there may be a slight delay.
Cocoa for the chocolate is grown by farmers in New Koforidua, the first Fairtrade town in Africa. Each batch is made from cocoa produced by a single individual farmer making it the ultimate in single origin chocolate. Every year's cocoa comes from a different farmer and Bruce knows each of the farmers personally.
Choose from three bundles of two 100g bars each:
Raspberry: 1 Dark with Raspberry, 1 White Almond Milk with Raspberry
Dark: 1 Dark with Sea Salt, 1 Dark with Raspberry
Dark & White: 1 Dark with Sea Salt, 1 White Almond Milk with Raspberry
All our 100g Bean to Bar chocolate bars are suitable for vegans
The chocolate is packaged in transparent film as a metaphor for the transparency of the supply chain.
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FIG TREE CHOCOLATE TASTING NOTES
All our chocolate is conched for 72 hours to give our signature smooth mouthfeel.
Dark (suitable for vegans)
FIG Tree dark chocolate contains 75% cocoa solids giving it a strong citrusy, vegetal, oaky flavour combined with redberries.
Dark Mint (suitable for vegans)
FIG Tree dark chocolate flavoured with pure fairly traded Holy Llama spearmint essence. The robust garden mint flavour compliments the strength of the 75% dark chocolate.
Dark Chilli (suitable for vegans)
The pure fairly traded Holy Llama chilli essence is added to The FIG Tree dark chocolate in sufficient measure to provide the spice but not too great to stop you coming back for more.
Rich Dark Milk
FIG Tree milk chocolate contains a generous 50% cocoa solids so is best referred to as a rich dark milk chocolate rather than the everyday milk chocolate familiar to most. In addition to the oak and redberries the Ghanaian cocoa beans provide an earthy taste of truffles known to chocolatiers as umami. Umami or savory taste, is one of the five basic tastes (together with sweetness, sourness, bitterness, and saltiness) that can be detected by taste receptors on the tongue.
The FIG Tree rich dark milk chocolate stands up to the acidity of the pure fairly traded Holy Llama orange essence.
Almond Milk (suitable for vegans)
A 50% chocolate bar with a creamy mouth feel made with almond milk rather than cow’s milk a noticeably nutty aroma with a hint of creaminess. A soft texture with a nice melt.
We are grateful to expert chocolatier David Greenwood-Haigh of Coeur de Xocolat Ltd
for providing these tasting notes.
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