Region: La Lengüeta, Caribbean coast of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Northern, Colombia
Variety: Long-forgotten landraces, including the acutely rare Bunsi cacao
Source: Social enterprise
Fermentation: Fully control wooden box system over 5-7 days
Flavour Notes: Warm depths and gentle flavour of sweet, spices, lemongrass, licorice, and sesame
Certification: Organically grown, but uncertified
Hand crafted, small batch, bean to bar chocolate made with the beans from Colombia’s Caribbean coast of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. The beans grow from the coastal forest into the lower highlands up to an altitude of 800 meters and have warm depths and gentle flavours of sweet spices, lemongrass, liquorice and sesame. La Lengüeta empower the Arhuaco people to preserve their ancestral lands and forests while growing sustainable cacao, coffee and subsistence crops.