Akesson's Madagascar Criollo 75%


Harvested in limited batches, these criollo beans are grown in a region famous for its cacao production. A 75% bar with classic Madagascan tart-fruitiness. The Criollo cacao is grown on the Ambolikapiky Plantation. It is one of many plantations on Akesson's Bejofo Estate, covering nearly 5,000 acres of land in Madagascar's Sambirano Valley.

Tasting Notes

Rich and Tart Red Fruits


2017 International Chocolate Awards Silver
2017 Great Taste Gold 2 star
2017 Academy of Chocolate Gold
2016 Great Taste Gold 3 stars
2016 Academy of Chocolate Gold
2015 Great Taste Gold 3 stars
2015 Academy of Chocolate Golden Bean
2015 Academy of Chocolate Best Dark Bar Gold
2014 Great Taste Gold 1 Star

Maker Information

Akesson's Organic Chocolate is the first "Tree to Bar" chocolate maker. The Akesson family started with a single plantation in Madagascar. Today, Bertil Akesson has expanded the company's cacao network with plantations in Madagascar, Brazil, and Indonesia. If you tried craft chocolate or world-famous chocolatier chocolate, it is likely that it came from one of Akesson's cacao plantations. Akesson's Organic Chocolate bars have won a multitude of awards and is regarded as one of the best craft chocolate bars on the market.

Cacao Information

Country: Madagascar
Bean: Criollo




75% cocoa, organic cane sugar, pure organic cocoa butter, emulsifier (GM)-free soya lecithin)

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