Cocoa origin: Kota Marudu, Sabah
Net weight: 50g
Kota Marudu, Sabah, is Malaysia's other claim at the world 50 best at the Cocoa of Excellence awards, from Sabah. Poimon, a gentleman of the Dusun community tends to the trees in this low land growth that is 2-3km from the sea, intercropping with bananas. Both Kelantan and this origin are coastal.
Beans exhibit floral sea hawthorn berry and robust red fruits.
Dietary concerns: Vegan. Gluten-free. Liquor-free.
Packing and storage requirements: Keep in a cool shaded location or best refrigerated.
Ingredients: Cocoa (Malaysia), Cane Sugar, Cocoa Butter
These are artisanal products and are not commercial mass-produced bars. Each purchase goes back through the supply chain to the cocoa farmers.