Central and South America
• Costa Rica: fruity with a balanced cocoa flavor.
• Panama: classic cocoa flavour, with subtle fruit and roasted nut flavours
• Colombia: deep and rich with moderate fruitiness – slightly bitter.
• Ecuador: known best for the Arriba bean and cocoa with well-balanced floral and fruity notes.
• Brazil: well-balanced, often with subtle fruity notes.
• Venezuela: complex fruit – often of ripe red plums and dark cherries.
• The Caribbean: deep and earthy, with fragrant tobacco notes, complex and well-balanced.
• Madagascar: light citrus flavour, reminiscent of tangerines.
• Ghana and Côte d‘Ivoire: deep, classic flavours – lends balance to more complex beans.
• São Tomé: bold, upfront chocolate notes with underlying roasted coffee tones.
• Indonesia (also identified on bars as ‘Java’): well-balanced, with clean cocoa flavours.