Kekao Craft Chocolate Bar Subscription Box - August

Happy August to all chocolate lovers, we hope summer is treating you with warm and beautiful weather. Let's dig into your box and find out what you can expect to see this month.


Let's take a look of what you can expect in your August Kekao Craft Chocolate Bar Subscription box

Craft Chocolate Subscription Box

OmNom Chocolate Reykjavík:

Omnom is a small-batch, craft chocolate maker based in Reykjavík, Iceland. The chocolate maker was founded in 2013 by childhood friends Kjartan Gíslason and Óskar Þórðarson. Kjartan worked as a chef across Europe for two decades before discovering the amazing world of chocolate. Óskar worked in the fishing and start-up sector before launching Omnom. The company started as an experiment to see if the two friends can master how to make chocolate. From the start, they received positive tasting feedback. After receiving positive feedback, they set up a small chocolate-making lab inside a converted gas station and launched. Omnom's mission is to make the best chocolate possible using the highest quality of ingredients. 

OmNom Peru Gran Nativo Blanco 100% (Limited Edition)

This limited edition chocolate bar by OmNom uses rare, recently discovered Gran Nativo Blanco beans from Peru. This bar is perfect for cacao enthusiasts. 

Tasting notes: Papaya, Burnt Walnut, Velvety

OmNom Peru Gran Nativo Blanco 100% (Limited Edition)

Fruition Chocolate Works and Confectionery:

Fruition Chocolate Works and Confectionery is a craft chocolate maker which carefully selects ethically and flavorful cacao beans, using traditional and modern techniques. Fruition was founded by Bryan Graham. From a young age, Bryan had a passion for chocolate and food. The passion came from his grandmother, an outstanding baker. He would visit her farm in upstate New York, learning to pick the perfect ingredients and how to transform them into baked goodies. At 16, Bryan began a mentor program, where he became an apprentice at the renowned Bear Cafe in Woodstock, New York, eventually becoming an Assistant Pastry Chef and at age 18 being promoted to a Pastry Chef. Bryan decided to continue his education at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. Bryan's interest for chocolate came when he made a bean to bar chocolate with Chef Peter Greweling. Since, Bryan has continued to educate himself on the science, technique, and craft of handmade chocolate. Bryan was named top 10 North American chocolatiers and has won a multitude of awards.

Fruition Wild Bolivia 74% (Limited Edition)

This award-winning limited edition chocolate bar by Fruition features extremely rare Beniano, a genetic strain of cacao originally wild-harvested along the Beni River in the Bolivian Amazon by indigenous tribes.

Tasting notes: Nuts, Honey, Dark Fruits

Fruition Wild Bolivia 74% (Limited Edition)

The Smooth Chocolator

The Smooth Chocolator is a small batch, bean to bar chocolate maker based in Geelong, Australia. Their mission is to bring out the natural characters of each cacao bean in the chocolate they make. When you taste their single-origin bars, you are tasting the cacao bean, they merely help enhance the flavors. All of the cacao used is ethically sourced and transparently traded. The cacao is carefully roasted, cracked, winnowed, conched and tempered. A time-consuming but rewarding process which results in a well crafted delicious chocolate. 

Smooth Chocolator Peru Chuncho 70%

The Peruvian Chuncho cacao beans come from small cacao pods grown in the Southern Sierra (highlands). Chocolate made from Chuncho beans has beautiful notes of dried flowers, herbs and cherries. 

Tasting notes: Dried Flowers, Herbs, Cherries

Smooth Chocolator Peru Chuncho 70%

Hope you enjoy your August chocolates as much as we did. If you haven't subscribed yet, make sure you do to discover premium specialty crafted chocolate bars from around the world. Still undecided? Try our sample box, you can also buy bars now individually!

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