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Casa Bosques 70% Cacao Blanco Criollo Hoja Santa

The rare white Criollo cacao bean located in the Mexican state of Tabasco. Harvested under certified organic conditions, the Criollo cocoa bean represents less than 0,1% of all the cocoa harvested in the world, a fermented, single-origin 70% chocolate with zero cocoa butter. This pale, creamy chocolate is nuanced with citrus, aniseed and caramel notes.

Acquired from boutique organic growers, a single leaf of the native ‘Hoja Santa’ plant is embedded in each bar, creating a unique and spontaneous shape that disrupts the chocolate’s surface preserved in a fine layer of raw organic cane sugar. Considered in ancient times as a mystical herb with spiritual properties, ‘Hoja Santa’ is known for its gastronomic uses and for its medicinal properties as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory. In pre-Hispanic times it was added to cocoa drinks for its aromatic and medicinal benefits. Today it is more commonly found in traditional Oaxacan cuisine.


Ingredients: chocolate (cacao, organic sugar), hoja santa.

Net Weight 80g (2.82oz)

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