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Lucy Faulkes
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September 21, 2005 - 2:09 pm
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In a tasting of 34 brands of dark chocolate, conducted by the German gourmet magazine "Savoir Vivre", Biona Dark Chocolate (71% cocoa content) won first prize. We now supply this chocolate to the UK market. We hope Martin will be reviewing it soon!

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It's quite good, somewhat dark and "mocca-ish", but not a particular complex or rich taste - somewhat like a flat Pronatec...

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Glad you like it!

Lucy [:D]

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It's quite good, somewhat dark and "mocca-ish", but not a particular complex or rich taste - somewhat like a flat Pronatec...

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Hi Lucy,

Is it possible to get a sample of the chocolate and some more info ? We may be interested in stocking it.

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The chocolate is made by Vivani - http://www.vivani.de, and won the award under this brand. Lucy, you should take a few more of their organic products like the Winter Schockolade and the milk and white with bubbles.

Ah, looking at their site they now have an 85%, an Arriba dark and milk and a bar with black green tea - see http://www.vivani.de/P_Tafeln_e.html .

Now, is Vivani on our list of bar producers who actually make from the bean???

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Thanks for this Martin.

The Green Tea sounds interesting! Unfortunately getting distribution is not that easy for us . . . someone called Green & Blacks seems to have conquered the market!

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Parent company Ludwig Weinrich is listed as a bean to bar producer.

"Porcelana: The Holy Grail of Pure Criollos" (Maricel E. Presilla)

"Porcelana: The Holy Grail of Pure Criollos" (Maricel E. Presilla)
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Originally posted by Lucy Faulkes

Glad you like it!

Lucy [:D]

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Well, I must admit that there are many chocs that reside above it in my preference list...

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It looks like Ludwig Weinrich provides the chocolate to several companies, inclusing Vivani, Gepa, and even Porta who produces those horrid filled bars.

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