The “Hispaniola” chocolate bar, made with organic cocoa beans from the Dominican Republic, recently won the coveted “Golden Bean Award” presented in London.
The contest brings together the best cocoa producers in the world.
The hand-made “Hispaniola” chocolate bar is produced by the Almonte’s Tiny Hummingbird Chocolate Company, and using only Dominican organic cocoa.
The Dominican chocolate topped the products presented by other world-class chocolate manufacturers, such as Akesson from England, Amedei from Italy and Michel Cluizel from Francia.
The winning chocolate bar is produced by the Almonte’s Tiny Hummingbird Chocolate, which uses only Dominican organic cocoa. The company is based in Ottawa, Canada.
More than 580 chocolates from all over the world participated in the event, evaluated by more than 40 world-class experts.
The award is sponsored by the Chocolate Academy in London, where the Hispaniola chocolate bar – which won its first award in 2016 – beat some 14 other participants.