Des Alpes couvertures are assembled into complex and harmonic flavor profiles using established, complex recipes that include up to seven different varieties of premium cocoa beans. Only the best ingredients are used to create Des Alpes couvertures: whole bean roasted cocoa beans, natural vanilla, Swiss sugar, and Swiss milk. Pre-rolling and rolling reduce the particle size and conching is done for up to 72 hours, both processes combined create the smooth mouthfeel of couverture. Swiss Law and Good Swiss Manufacturing Practices for couverture are followed when manufacturing Des Alpes Chocolate. Des Alpes products are used by chefs to make chocolate items for their restaurants or by chocolatiers to make chocolates. If you need any of the Des Alpes products such as chocolate coins or tabs you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or check or web site http://www.iluvchocolate.com where we will be listing the Des Aples products shortly and you can order on line.