Karuna Tanzania 70%

Updated: Feb 20, 2021

Kokoa Kamili beans from central Tanzania

International Chocolate Awards 2019: Chocolate Taster Gold Award

International Chocolate Awards 2019: European Bronze Award Academy of Chocolate Awards 2019: Bronze Award

The packaging is 100% ecologic, free from plastic and chemicals

Organic ingredients: Cocoa beans, raw cane sugar, Cocoa butter Cocoa origin: Tanzania, East Africa. This organic fine flavor cocoa grows in the Kilombero valley in the Morogoro region, close to the Udzungwa National parc. The company Kokoa Kamili ferments and dries the cocoa from about 2000 farmers in the area.

Tasting notes: This chocolate has notes of red fruits, green apples, nice acidity, and notes of caramel and coffee.

Shiny and homogeneous on the surface

Brown color *****

Aroma: fruity and chocolatey

Mouthfeel: warm with a glimpse of freshness

Texture: smooth and creamy

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Flavor profile: its taste is one of classic intensity, rich in the smell of fruity chocolate covering the palate with red fruit, green apples, tropical fruits acidity developed on a well-integrated woody-coffee background, light chocolate-brownie batter finish, a splash of milk mouthfeel, and powdered sugar notes too. Sour and bitter mouthwatering aftertaste.

Another great example of single-origin from Karuna Chocolate and to be honest, they really impressed me because mastering the ability to make bean-to-bar chocolate with such a definite flavor profile significantly representative of the cocoa origin is not a game.

Values expressed in stars from 1 to 8. If the bar is extraordinarily close to perfection, I can go up to 10.