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*Stone Hill Chocolate 72% Vietnam

Bar: Vietnam 72% Maker: Stone Hill Chocolate (Vietnam) Price: $13/90g (Decor Shop in Saigon, Vietnam) Munch Factor: 3.5/10 Ingredients: cacao beans, cane sugar, cocoa butter. Appearance: the packaging of this bar is stunning. Vibrant water colors on a paper-like background balance well with the dull gold lettering. It’s well-branded and clear what their intent is in creating their …

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Alluvia Chocolatier: Vietnam’s Newest Bean-To-Bar Chocolate Maker?

But Wait…Why is it a Question? To start, I want to address the elephant dominating the tail end of the sentence— a question mark. Concerns were raised by fellow chocolate people, as well as myself, in regard to the bean-to-bar nature of Alluvia Chocolatier‘s products. Their advertisement material in English conflicts with itself in a …

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*NomNom Chocolate Halen Mon 45%

Bar: Halen Mon (Vietnam) Maker: NomNom Chocolate (Llanboidy, Whales) Price: ~$6.50/85g (gift from a friend) Munch Factor: 7.5/10 Ingredients: Cocoa Beans (Vietnam), Sugar, Whole Milk Powder, Vanilla (98%). Halen Mon Pure Sea Salt (0.5%). Halen Mon Oak Smoked Sea Salt (0.5%). Beech Smoke Extract (0.2%). Appearance: a moderate to light brown color in a plain blocked mold with …

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*Palette De Bine Lam Dong Vietnam 72%

Bar: Lam Dong Vietnam (72%) Maker: Palette De Bine (Canada) Price: $9/70g (Direct From Maker) Overall Rating: 7.5/10 Munch Factor: 4/10 Ingredients: Cocoa beans, Sugar Appearance: Wonderful wood plank-style mold, with deep brown color. Very intricate. Aroma: Initial cocoa with light smoke, and maybe some earthiness and tannins a strong wood finish, like the beans had …

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