Product Description

Very chocolatey with notes of cherry and other red fruits. . Minimal astringency and acidity. Carefully prepared, the beans are well-fermented (over 85%) and have a moisture content of 7% - 7.5%.

BASIC STATS

CERTIFICATIONS: Organic US, Organic other

% FERMENTATION: 90%

VARIETAL COMPOSITION: Para, Parazinho

AWARDS: -

Farm Origin

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Fazenda Camboa

Brazil

Fazenda Camboa is one of the large organic single-estate farms in Brazil. They produce high-quality organic Forastero and Trinitario cacao. Like many farms in Brazil, they were decimated by the Witches Broom disease in the late 1980’s which wiped out m...

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Cacao Bahia

San Diego, California, United States

Formed by Arthur and Eduardo Carvalho (the owners of the farm) together with Jack Bell (Arthur's son-in-law), Cacao Bahia is the international sales and marketing arm of Fazenda Camboa. Cacao Bahia enables Fazenda Camboa to work and interact directly with the world’s top craft chocolate makers who value the farm’s commitment to producing the highest quality and most consistent cacao in the world while also enabling the farm to command premium pricing for its cacao.

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Processing Details

GENERAL FERMENTATION METHOD

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE: 45°C

FERMENTATION TIME: 6 days

TYPE OF FERMENTATION: Box

ADDITIONS TO BOXES: -

GENERAL DRYING METHOD

DRYING METHOD: drying racks

DRYING TIME: 7 days

STORAGE: Central Storage Facility

OTHER

SORTED AT ORIGIN: yes, hand

PROCESSED BY: -

SECONDARY PROCESSING AVAILABLE: -

HARVEST SEASON: August-February

Quality

GENERAL CUT TEST DETAILS

% OF MOLD: 0%

% OF FERMENTATION: 90%

% OF WHITE BEAN: 0%

BEAN COUNT: 90 beans/100g

MOISTURE CONTENT: 7.5

PERFORMED BY: N/A

PERFORMED ON: N/A

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Pablo Verita

~ at Hot Tea

PRODUCT SAMPLED: beans

Friday, Jun 10

FLAVOR AND PRODUCT EXPERIENCE:

There was a distinct olive oil note, with an almost red wine feel as well.
very subtle and delicious. I've just been eating the beans whole since they are so tasty!

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