Monday, October 12, 2009

ChocolateBet: October 11, 2009

Chocolate of the Day:
1/3 bar
Askinosie Chocolate
Davao, Philippines Dark Milk + Fleur de Sel bar
Good +
Weight: ~1 oz. (28.3 g.)/3 oz. (85 g.) in total bar
Calories: ~ 150 calories (estimate)
Cost: $8.50
Purchased from: Chocolate Covered, in San Francisco, CA

Askinosie Bars come complete with information about the cacao beans (Variety: Trinitario; Origin: Davao, Philippines; and Cocoa content: 62% dark milk chocolate) -- as well as a picture of the lead farmer (Peter V. Cruz, in this case). And, additional information on the bean-to-bar journey of this, and other offerings, is available on the Askinosie website.

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