HCP Heirloom Cacao 2
Tranquilidad Estate (wild), Beni, Bolivia
Provided by Volker Lehmann,
Frontier Ventures Bolivia
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Volker left his native Germany for Bolivia in 2000 as trained agriculturist and international agroforestry expert. With farmer family background, he developed the jungle estate “Tranquilidad” and a wild harvest collection system with local and indigenous families throughout the Beni Department. He uses selected wet beans for box and bag fermentation and sells limited volumes around the world.
Bolivian chocolate made from Heirloom designated farms
A PRIORI (USA)
TF Tranquilidad Estate, Beniano cacao wild harvest (BO)
Bean to Bar producers:
Amano Artisan Chocolate (USA) for TF Tranquilidad chocolates
Brasstown Chocolate (USA)
Chokola bean to bar (USA)
LetterPress Chocolate (USA)
Solstice Chocolate (USA)
Patrice Chapon (FR)
Palette de Bine (CA)
Chocolate Alchemy (USA) HCP Tranquilidad beans
Daarnhouwer & Co (NL) Wild Beniano blend
Royal Arts (JP)
“This chocolate has the complexity of one of the illusion paintings” commented one HCP Tasting panelist. Additionally, this bean was celebrated for its extremely complex mix of chocolate, fresh citrus, and aged fruit flavors.
USDA Genetic Profile for cacao beans from Bolivia Cacao farm trees
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