Compostela Valley is dubbed the ‘golden province’ due to its abundance of gold and silver mines. The immensely high altitude (6,500 feet above sea level) means that there is less tannin in the cacao grown in this area, making the chocolate less bitter. The Julius Estate proudly uses only natural compost as fertilizers on their cacao trees.
We lovingly roast the beans and then stonegrind, conch and temper the chocolate to attain the tasting notes of dried strawberry and pecan.
is proudly two-ingredient (only cocoa beans and unrefined sugar)
It does not contain any emulsifier (often added to make the chocolate more fluid and efficient to make, as well as heat-resistant to melting)
It does not contain any added flavoring of any kind (natural or otherwise)
It does not contain any soy
is crafted from chocolate that has had nothing taken out of it. Some manufacturers use "cacao mass" or "cacao powder" -- this means the valuable (and naturally-occurring) cacao butter was removed and replaced with cheap vegetable oils
We are currently able to ship this item within Metro Manila via Grab/Lalamove or pick ups at Quezon city more info upon check out