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Crispy Rice Chocolate Bar from Madagascar

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MG112BAR264Z

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Made with single origin Uganda cocoa, rich and ultra-chocolatey with notes of caramel and apricot. The only thing that can make that flavor profile even more comforting is a mouth-watering crunch. This bar is for lovers of traditional chocolate flavor profiles who are up for a little bit of added complexity.

Beyond Good, formerly called Madecasse, is for flavor, not conformity. Madagascar’s cocoa crop has a heavy presence of criollo cocoa, Earth’s original and most flavorful variety of cocoa. This rare heirloom variety is used in less than 3% of the world’s chocolate. And if it tastes like your first bite of real chocolate…that’s because it is. Some describe the flavor of this heirloom chocolate as fruity, with notes of cranberry, cherry, and raspberry.

They work directly with 100 farmers to grow premium cocoa so the farmers can make a lot more money. So much money that some of them now have pick-up trucks. The typical chocolate supply chain usually has anywhere from 3-5 middlemen sitting between the cocoa farmer and the chocolate maker. With that many hands in the pot, it doesn't work well for anyone. So Madecasse put their money where our mouth is. They built a factory in Madagascar. And they built it as close as possible to their cocoa farmers. They’re working towards a world where farmers make good money. A world where farmers are not a statistic. A world where farmers are treated like people, and not photo ops. A world where farmers have pick-up trucks.

For a lot of people, Madagascar evokes certain images. Lush vegetation. Endemic lemurs. Tropical birds. Rare chameleons. All thriving in a beautiful ecosystem of thick rainforest cover. Maybe that was true at some point in history, but today there are few forests and national parks remaining. So they've started investing in cocoa agroforestry, the system of growing cocoa that involves shade trees and supports native wildlife. With the help of Conservation International and the Bristol Zoo, Madecasse started to research the link between cocoa trees and lemur conservation. The researchers spent 6 months embedded with cocoa farmers, sleeping in forests, monitoring night cameras, and producing acoustic recordings. The results were shocking. It wasn’t just that these cocoa trees could potentially support lemur populations; they already were. They found five species of endangered lemurs, 19 species of birds, the Madagascar flying fox, and more. That makes this chocolate not only delicious, but lemur loving as well. 

  • Made in Madagascar
  • 2.64 oz
  • 73% cocoa
  • USDA Organic, Project non-GMO verified, Vegan, Kosher, Gluten Free, Soy Free.
  • Ingredients: Organic cocoa beans, organic cane sugar, organic cocoa butter, organic crispy rice (organic rice flour, organic sugar, salt), organic vanilla extract

 ***DURING THE WARM WEATHER SEASON MAY TO OCTOBER, WE CANNOT GUARANTEE CHOCOLATE WILL NOT MELT IN TRANSIT. PLEASE CONTACT INFO@SILKROADMKT.COM IF YOU WISH TO ARRANGE 2-DAY AIR.***

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MG112BAR264Z

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