J.D. Gross Single Origin Tablets

Tina, my HR Director, also gave me these single-origin chocolate tablets, also from J.D. Gross.

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I tried this 60% cacao one from Brazil first, and it was very good. Dark but sweet.

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I was surprised that this Venezuela chocolate, at only 56% cacao, tasted more chocolatey than the 60% Brazilian one. This is just more evidence that chocolate origin matters.

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This tablet from Ecuador was really good, dark and bitter.

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And this tablet from Trinidad was the best, being dark and rich and at that perfect cacao percentage of 75%.

These chocolates reminded me of the ones that my friend Lucy found at the Museum of Chocolate in France, but those listed a different company on their labels, and many of the countries are different too. Still, they tasted very similar, so I suspect they may be made by the same manufacturer and then labeled differently by different stores.

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