Origin Story & Distinctive Flavors
This chocolate bar is our tribute to the Lost City of a vanished ancient civilization, discovered within Honduras's biological preserve of virgin tropical rainforest. This heritage is threatened by deforestation with one key protector, the Miskito indigenous people. They are just beginning to make a living from harvesting and fermenting wild cacao that has been growing in the jungle for centuries. We sprinkle fleur de sel onto this dark, rich and creamy milk chocolate. The sea salt complements the savory nutty flavors in the chocolate. This chocolate is our homage to the timelessness of this place.
Ingredients: organic cocoa beans, organic cane sugar, organic cocoa butter, organic milk powder
Allergen information: Contains dairy. Contains no nuts, wheat, gluten, or soy (nut-free, soy-free, gluten-free). Made in a facility that uses dairy.
Each bar is 2.2 oz.
About Castronovo Chocolate
Castronovo is located in Stuart, Florida and imports sustainably harvested heirloom cacao beans from Central America and South America for the manufacturing of single-origin chocolate bars. Castronovo Chocolate has won multiple awards in worldwide competitions organized in Europe and the U.S. by the International Chocolate Awards and the Academy of Chocolate. New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells ranked a Castronovo chocolate bar third in a blind tasting of 14 American bean-to-bar chocolate bars. Zagat lists Castronovo Chocolate as one of the top Bean-to-Bar chocolate makers in the United States. Castronovo Chocolate also won at the 2017 Good Food Awards in San Francisco and is a finalist again for 2018.
Shipping: Please note that Castronovo typically ships Monday through Wednesday and delays may occur with your order, depending on when it is placed. Since the products will ship from Florida, they will likely include a cold pack and additional insulation. Please ensure that the delivery address will not result in the package sitting outdoors for any length of time. We highly suggest shipping where you can receive the package immediately and are not responsible for incorrect shipping addresses or addresses where delivery results in a package remaining in a hot, rainy, or otherwise unsuitable environment.