Tumaco is on the pacific coast, in the south of Colombia. It's an area that has been plagued by violent political unrest and drug trafficking for years. Yet, it's blessed with the perfect microclimate for cacao. The challenge was bringing drying and fermentation up to the same level of quality as the beans. Cacao de Colombia has been working with farmers to foster expertise for a decade, helping cacao from the region command prices that make it a viable alternative to growing coca for the narcotic trade.
Gluten-Free; Nut-Free; Vegan; Dairy-Free
Like many bakers, Bryan Graham learned at his grandmother’s side. But most don’t apprentice at age 16 , become pastry chefs at 18 and go on to make chocolate. Nor do most craft bean-to-bar makers also have the flavor fluency and creativity to do confectionary. It’s this unique perspective that has brought Fruition such acclaim.
Category: Artisan Chocolate, Bean-to-Bar, Chocolate, Chocolate Bar, Dairy Free, Dark Chocolate, Gluten Free, Gourmet Chocolate, handcrafted, Nut Free, Organic, Single Origin, Vegan
Type: Chocolate Bar
1651 North Wells St | Chicago, IL 60614
Located in Old Town between North and Eugenie
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