Dominican Republic 50% Craft Milk Chocolate Bar
50% Dominican Republic milk chocolate carefully crafted from bean to bar using cacao from the Oko-Caribe farm. Flavor notes of honey and fresh milk.
INGREDIENTS: Organic Cacao Beans, Organic Cane Sugar, Organic Cocoa Butter, Organic Whole Milk Powder
Since its inception, Öko Caribe has been purchasing wet beans from smallholder farmers and fermenting and drying them at their centralized processing location in the Duarte Province of the Dominican Republic. Öko Caribe currently works with over 165 farmers who are formed into regional base organizations which receive training and funding. Owners Adriano de Jesus Rodriguez and Gualberto Acebey Torrejon have fine-tuned their systems to ensure consistent, superior quality in their 450 tons of annual production, as well as achieving organic certification.