Chocolate Maker : Brasso Seco Chocolate Company
This fine flavoured handcrafted chocolate bar is made by Brasso Seco Chocolate Company, one of the first rural community-owned chocolate companies in Trinidad and Tobago. This chocolate bar is made from single cacao estate, grown, picked, roasted and moulded by the same farmers’ hands, every time.
This bar will help you experience the pristine and simplicity of Mother Nature in the Caribbean. The addition of cacao nibs adds a unique nutty flavour and crunchy texture that gives a whole new meaning to chocolates and nuts, not to mention the supercharged health benefits of anti-oxidants and flavonoids contained in the cacao nibs!
Tasting Notes: Strong cocoa flavour, with earthy notes and mild undertones of fruitiness.
Net weight: 23g
Ingredients: Trinitario Cocoa Beans. Demerara Sugar. Cocoa Butter
Brasso Seco 70% Dark Crunch with Cocoa Nibs, Brasso Seco, Trinidad
Brasso Seco Chocolate Company source its Trinitario cacao beans from the mountain estate of Brasso Seco, a picturesque village nestled in the Northern Range rainforest, at the base of the highest peak in Trinidad, Mt. El Cerro del Aripo, located in the Caribbean. It is a lovely small community of about 300 residents (some are from the Amerindian descent and many who have been here for generations) .
Originally established in the early 1900’s as a cocoa and coffee plantation, the Brasso Seco area is still rich with assorted fruit trees and is surrounded by pristine rain forests full of crystal clear rivers, countless waterfalls and a plethora of birds, butterflies, mammals, reptiles and insects.
The Brasso Seco Chocolate Company is part of the Alliance of Rural Communities that help farming communities diversify and create sustainable sources of income. For its work it was awaded the Mott Green Sustainable Award in 2016.