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Red Star Chocolate – Star of Peru

Another from-liquor chocolate from Red Star to add breadth to the range. Peru is by now becoming a familiar origin, particularly in the organic sector. Nonetheless, quality from other companies in past has been decidedly mixed;...
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Red Star Chocolate – Star of Panama

Red Star broadens their offerings with chocolate made from liquor, such as this bar. Obviously, some process control and ultimate style is going to be lost, but the merits of a wider selection both in origin and flavour are wor...
by Alex Rast
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Zotter – Peru 100%

Zotter goes (almost) all the way with a 100% – at least if one dismisses the addition of a little salt. Thus the claim on the package “without added ingredients” is taking some liberties with terminology ̵...
by Alex Rast
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Zotter – Peru 90%

Zotter announces that they mean business, with this bar as part of a 2-bar set (with companion 100%) at the top of the range. Such high percentages demand a lot from bean and processor, so clearly Zotter is making some claims a...
by Alex Rast
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Friis Holm – Johe

The third in the series of ultra-exclusive limited-edition bars from Friis-Holm (benefitting from the distribution efforts and publicity of Chocolate and Love, this is the “plebeian” member of the family, being simp...
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