Virunga Forest 70% Dark Easter Egg

Virunga Forest 70% Dark Easter Egg
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£22.00

£22.00

Virunga Forest 70% Dark Chocolate Easter Egg

Introducing our brand new Easter Eggs for 2020. Our hand crafted chocolate, presented in plastic free, recyclable packaging that is not only good for the planet but strikingly different. Take the guilt out of Easter Eggs, no plastic, just two ingredients and completely slavery free!

In 2016 the Femmes de Virunga project was launched, the first ever female-led cacao cooperative in the world, and in one of the most dangerous places to be a woman. The project educates and supports the female farmers, helping them to provide for and support their families. The project has also supported the planting of hundreds of thousands of trees in the Virunga National Park, the oldest in Africa.
Since the project started in 2016 more than a quarter of a million cacao trees have been planted and there are over 1500 women farmers in the cooperative.

Tasting Notes

Deep chocolate and light brightness of dried red fruits with a peaty whisky end note.

Ingredients

Cocoa beans and unrefined raw sugar.


Bean Varietal Virunga Amelonado
Bean Origin Virunga National Park, Congo DR
Cocoa 70%
Grind Length 19hrs
Conch Length 28hrs
Ageing 32days

Femmes de Virunga

The Virunga National Park is the largest in Africa, and home to the last of the mountain gorillas. In recent years after two wars and millions of people being displaced from their homes, many have settled at the edge of the park in the search for safety. This has in turn led to deforestation. There are various projects supporting the local people to work in harmony with the rainforest, with one being growing cocoa beans.

The eggs are 185g

Postage

Please be aware the Easter Eggs will not fit through a letterbox, if you don’t think you’ll be home then please let us know a safe place for the delivery man to leave your parcel.

 

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