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Bonnat – Marfil de Blanco

Bonnat again confound on manufacturer origin with an entry into the crowded Porcelana-type field with a name exactly matching one from Coppeneur. Are they both producing bean-to-bar? Impossible to tell. Whatever the case, Bonna...
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Guittard – Waialua Estate

Perhaps not the very first, but one of the earliest entirely U.S. bean-to-bar chocolates, this one makes its country proud. A superb exposition of a complex chocolate, hitting all the notes with clarity and interest. Rather rem...
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Scharffen Berger – Tome-Acu

Scharffen Berger introduces, with their “chocolate maker’s” series, a fairly clear indication of where they are going. This bar is so markedly superior to previous S-B offerings that it appears clear they̵...
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Bonnat – Marfil de Blanco

Bonnat again creates manufacturing ambiguity with a line of Porcelana-type chocolates exactly matching one from Coppeneur. Who’s the original manufacturer? Or are both? Whatever the case, Bonnat has created a fine bar her...
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Bonnat – Marfil de Blanco

Bonnat again confounds the production question with a series of Porcelana-type bars exactly matching a set from Coppeneur. Who is the actual processor of the beans? Or both? It’s unclear. Whatever the case, Bonnat’s...
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Theo Chocolate – Organic 74% Dark Madagascar

Theo wisely attempts to reformulate the Madagascar, but unfortunately improves nothing. Where the last time the problem was excessive boldness, here it becomes excessive one-sidedness. Is this an attempt to tame flavours that w...
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