70% Dark Chocolate with Raspberry and Maca – An amazing combination of 70% dark chocolate, raspberry and Maca. Because of the health benefits it contains. Maca root powder is considered one of the world’s natural “superfoods.” Maca root benefits hormone balance, energy, mood, the immune system, sexual health. 70& Single origin dark chocolate. Very Nutritious. Powerful Source of Antioxidants. May Improve Blood Flow and Lower Blood Pressure. Raises HDL and Protects LDL From Oxidation. May Reduce Heart Disease Risk. May Protect Your Skin From the Sun. Could Improve Brain Function. In our eyes a win / win, especially with a little raspberry finish. Try it. You’ll feel good about it.
Inspiration behind the flavour combination: The is my personal creation based on health. As the chocolatier, I have to take into consideration my own health, I’m not getting any younger. So why not an option for you? A guilty pleasure that is not only good for you, tastes amazing. The raspberry notes enhances the fruity flavours of a fantastic red, the dark chocolate. Well, who doesn’t love dark chocolate and red wine? The Maca is subtle but it’s there, more so for the health benefits then flavour.
What is Maca Root? Maca is a root vegetable that is high in antioxidants and nutrients, such as vitamin C, copper and iron. It has been used medicinally for thousands of years and has been shown to enhance sexual health and libido; improve energy, mood and memory; and balance hormone levels.
Since dark chocolate is higher in flavonoids, it offers the greatest health benefits. Most experts agree that the recommended “dose” of dark chocolate is approximately 30g to 60g/day (roughly 1 to 2 ounces) or one of our many pocket bars.
A 70% single origin dark chocolate from Ecuador, simple and divine. Very smooth mouth feel for a 70% dark chocolate, very slight bitterness and luxurious with a red wine, port or dark belgian beer. For the die hard dark chocolate fan, this one is for you.
The "Oranji" bar is best described as a dark chocolate bar packed with a fresh juicy citrusy flavour of a fresh squeezed orange, with the slight bitterness and chewiness of goji berries blended in for balance. Beautiful on it's own or simply paired with a crisp white wine, the combination will take your pairing experience to a whole new level. Very refreshing.