Almendra Blanca means “white almond.” The white color of this bean gives the finished bar a lighter look despite its high cacao content.
Farmer Vicente Cacep grows these beans on his family farm in Tabasco, Mexico. For more information about his farm, the unique white cacao beans from which this bar are made, and pictures from our visit check out our Almendra Blanca page.
As with all our bars this is crafted with our house-made cocoa butter, freshly pressed from the same fine flavor beans we use to make the chocolate. Flavor notes are creamy citrus and hazelnut. Great for pairing with a sweet dessert wine.
Mexico, 77% Cacao, 55g Bar
Ingredients: Cacao Beans, Organic Sugar, Fresh Pressed Cocoa Butter
May contain trace amounts of peanuts and tree nuts.
The lighter color of this bar always surprises me even though it's right there in the name. The flavor is as deep and complex as all Goodnow Farms' bars, but the creamy, nutty, ethereal lightness is unique to Almendra Blanca.
Lovely taste. Smooth.
The Goodnow Farms single origin chocolates have so much personality that it is tough to choose a favorite, but at the moment the Mexican Almendra Bianca is mine. The flavors are so rich and complex that one small bite is totally satisfying.
When the almond flavor is already part of the flavor profile because of the soil the cocoa beans are grown in.....UNBELIEVABLE and so much better than adding nuts to the chocolate. Of course the same beans being used to press cocoa butter (which is done for all GoodNow chocolates) accentuates the unique notes/flavor even more and gives a silky smoothness.