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Produced directly from beans by maker Produced with couverture from chocolate makers Maker sourced beans, chocolate made elsewhere Branded bar, produced by third party Finished into chocolate from cocoa liquor
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Valrhona – Gran Couva 2010 – Review – Martin

Gran Couva was the first single plantation/origin chocolate of the modern era, starting a trend that has blossomed and grown into the whole world of specialist origin chocolate. When other bars joined the range though – f...
by Martin Christy
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Patric - Madagascar 67%

Patric – Madagascar 67%

Alan Patric McClure is another key player in the vibrant chocolate movement currently building in the United States and has been since 2006. There are three Madagascan offerings in his range displaying the differences inherent ...
by Stuart Robson
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Valrhona - Gran Couva 2010

Valrhona – Gran Couva 2010

The original plantation cacao bar, from a source first suggested to Valrhona by Robert Linxe of La Maison du Chocolat. Also the first bar to really be marketed by its year of production or ‘vintage’. (Though laying ...
by Martin Christy
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Seventy% supports the International Chocolate Awards
 
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Pralus – Tobago Estate Chocolate W. I.

Pralus’ second experiment with a single-plantation chocolate (the first being the Claudio Corallo bar, which might not be called a “pure” or at least not a “classic” chocolate bar), at least if one...
by Alex Rast
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