Our Chuncho cacao from Chungui is a true treasure of nature. Produced in the Valley of the Apurímac, Ene, and Mantaro Rivers in the Chungui area, this cacao is 100% Chuncho's delicate flavour. It's cultivated in plots where the plants reach up to 15 meters in height and are over 200 years old. Its pods are small and yellow, with fresh beans, an intoxicating aroma, and an incomparable texture.
Differential product benefits:
Cacao is known for its antioxidant and mineral properties. Additionally, it acts as a natural antidepressant and aphrodisiac, increases concentration and alertness, and enhances the absorption of other essential nutrients for health.
In 100 g of cacao, you'll find 469.6 Kcal of calories, 14 g of fat, 23 g of protein, 60 mg of sodium, 47.15 g of total carbohydrates, and 13.9 mg of iron.
Uses and applications:
Our cacao butter and paste are exceptional ingredients that will elevate the quality of your creations in chocolate making, pastry, and fine baking. Transform your recipes into authentic masterpieces of flavour and texture with the unparalleled richness of our cacao.
Sweetened cacao nibs are a delightful treat ready to enjoy at any time. These carefully selected little cacao treasures offer an irresistible crunch and deep flavour.
Our cacao beans are beautifully brown and offer notes of floral, fruity, nutty, and other positive flavours with low astringency and bitterness. They are Grade I cacao, with 80% fermentation, 7.5% humidity, no defects, 15% purple beans, and 5% slate beans. The caliber is 127/100.
Production and harvesting process:
We carry out selective harvesting and a centralized and controlled post-harvest process to ensure the exceptional quality of our cacao.
We have organic certifications from the European Union, NOP, RTPO, and Fair Trade.
Our cacao varieties have received prestigious awards from the Academy of Chocolate, including gold and silver medals for CHUNCHO 70% (Qantu and Shattell) and Don Máximo 80% (Qantu).