This Caracas chocolate shop brought together in a single line four dark chocolate bars each made with a different variety of cocoa produced in the states of Monagas, Miranda, Carabobo and Barinas.
The Cakawa chocolate house released a new collection of chocolate bars, 4 Origins, 4 Chocolates, in which it offers the flavor and aroma of four varieties of cocoa produced in the same number of cocoa farms in four states of our country.
This line of 40-gram dark chocolate bars is made with the variety of cocoa grown on plantations in Caripito, Monagas state; San José de Barlovento, Miranda; Trenches, Carabobo; and Chuponal, Barinas.
So this collection of chocolate bars is a trip to four cocoa-producing states in our country.
The cocoas in this collection
The cocoa produced in caripito, which has a geographical indication certificate, is of the Trinidadian type. It has a fine aroma and contains fruity notes with an accent on banana, walnut and wood. Its level of acidity is medium and bitterness medium low.
Regarding the cocoa that is produced in San José de Barlovento, famous in the world for its Carenero variety, it is of the Trinitarian type that is characterized by its tone of flowers and wood.
As for the cocoa grown in Trincheras, this is a Trinitarian that stands out for its tones of wood, walnuts and citrus.
While the cocoa that is produced in Chuponal is a Trinitarian with fruity and nutty acid tones.
In October 2020, the Cakawa Barinas tablet, whose cocoa is from the Chuponal sector, won an award from the Agency for the Valuation of Agricultural Products in Paris, France.
Cakawa, Food of the Gods, is a Venezuelan company that researches, produces and markets Venezuelan fine aromatic cocoa.
The purpose of this chocolate house, based in Caracas, is that its chocolate bars preserve the original aroma and flavor of the grain.
Its first collection of chocolate bars, currently sold out, was launched in 2019 and consisted of four types: one made with cocoa grown in Patanemo Bay, Carabobo state; another with grains from the Paria Peninsula, in Sucre; another with cocoa from Barlovento, Miranda; and another with grains from Sur del Lago.
At the beginning of 2022, this chocolate shop presented its second collection of chocolate bars that he called Barinas in Two Seasons and Chocolate in Two Coordinates.