Flavours of raspberry, dried prunes and pecan divulge the secrets of this ultra rare white cacao—nature’s delicious mistake— we found along Peru’s coastal desert, the habitat of a diverse and bright butterfly collection.
- Sweet Fruity 90% 90%
- Sour Fruity 100% 100%
- Caramel 0% 0%
- Nutty 60% 60%
- Cacao 60% 60%
- Dairy 30% 30%
- Floral 0% 0%
- Vegetal 30% 30%
- Spicy 0% 0%
- Earthy 0% 0%
ORIGINAL BEANS CHOCOLATE WITH CACAO FROM PIURA VALLEY PERU
PIURA VALLEY CACAO
Due to its lively fruit flavours, Piura Valley Cacaco has become one of the best-awarded beans worldwide. Piura Blanco is believed to be an albino of a native cacao, with pronounced flavours. of raspberry, dried prunes and pecan divulge the secrets of this ultra rare white cacao—nature’s delicious mistake, found only along Peru’s coastal desert.
THE PIURA VALLEY
Born from the dry, desert valleys in Piura, Northern Peru, the ultra-rare Piura Porcelana white cacao was nearly extinct before it was rediscovered in 2007. The region had suffered from years of deforestation which in turn worsened drought. With the support from Original Beans and due to its lively fruit flavours, Piura cacao has become one of the highest awarded beans worldwide
SUPPORTING LOCAL FARMERS & ECOLOGY
In partnership with Norandino, a regional farming cooperative, in 2016 alone, more than 100.000 trees were planted, whilst protecting 2,800 hectares of dry forest, home to the endangered puma and a huge diversity of birds and butterflies. Original Beans also support the amazing conservation work of a youth organization in Puerta Pulache that has raised more than 10,000 native forest trees.
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Taste the rare and preserve it
Since 2008 Original Beans have followed their mission, inviting consumers ‘to taste the rare and preserve it’ – not only producing delicious tasting, additive free chocolate, but also delivering powerful social and environmental impact programs at the origin of the cacao; protecting endangered wildlife, tripling farmer incomes and planting or preserving one tree for every single bar sold.
ORIGINAL BEANS PIURA VALLEY CACAO PROVENANCE
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We talk with Phillip, founder of award-winning chocolate company Original Beans, about their goal of being ‘a 100% regenerative company that returns more to nature than it takes’, we explore his motivations, explore the principles that underpin Original Beans work and discover the many benefits they have created.
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