¥1,620 (in tax)
These beans are shinny gold color with an intense aroma of panela, sweet acidity predominant citrus fruits. Hint of passion fruit and flowers notes. Long lasting chocolate notes. It is a cocoa of low astringency and bitterness, with creamy texture.
San Juan de Bigote is located southeast of Chulucanas, province of Morropon, where the purest cacao plantations of Marañón Nacional can be found. A very old genetic group that comes from the basin of the River Chinchipe.
Gran Nativo Blanco, is a unique cocoa, with a high proportion of white beans. Hidden for more than a century, this jewel of nature was rediscovered in 2008 in the small cacao fields of Alto Piura, in northern Peru.
Gran Nativo Blanco is the most awarded cacao from Peru, among other awards and distinctions: Peruvian Gold Cacao Award 2012 and World Best Cocoa from the "International Chocolate Awards 2012" The Cocoa Gran Nativo Blanco possess high genetics of "Marañon Nacional", around 50% of white beans that provide its quality and aroma.
The predominant tonality in the beans is the colour caramel, and when cut transversally a great proportion of the beans are ivory white.
In relation to its weight generally, 80 beans weight around 100 grams, that is to say, each bean weighs around 1.25 gr.