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Maranon cacao resupply, expected April 2024, has been delayed. With no ability to craft new bars, stock here is ultra-limited.  We need be able to afford new cacao when it does arrive, and are compelled to increase prices of Maranon bars or stop making chocolate.  Our first increase since before Covid.  We hope you understand that higher income for fine cacao farmers is good for us all.  We'll let you know more - via the newsletter - so if you're not signed up, please consider it.   We've been considering this move since Feb, wanted to keep prices the same until Easter orders had been placed. 

= Iris & Bob, Good Friday '24



Silver winnner of the International Chocolate Awards 2017, British National Competition (Category milk chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring)

Silver winner of the International Chocolate Awards 2016, British National Competition (Category milk chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring)

Silver - International Chocolate Salon,Best Vegan Chocolate 2017

Great Taste 2 Gold Star Winner 2017 

Silver winner of the International Chocolate Salon 2017 (best vegan chocolate)


As seen on the beeb!


One of our earliest bars, an enduring foundation of Solkiki's work.  Versatile profile that showcases a wide variety of inclusions and techniques:  this is the base chocolate to many of our most successful flavoured bars.


This very rare, culturally and historically significant Fortunato No.4 cacao is combined with a touch of coconut milk and a pinch of pink salt in a long conch that really brings out the natural caramel and licorice notes inherent in the bean, creating a naturally salted caramel dark milk chocolate.  There is a light fruity note reminiscent of bananas and banoffee in the chocolate. We hope you'll enjoy this soft and gentle treatment of this Fortunato No.4 bean from the Marañón valley in Peru.


Allergen information: contains no nuts, dairy, wheat, gluten, or soy (nut-free, dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free). Made in a facility that uses nuts and soy. Vegan friendly.

Each bar is 56gr/ 2oz.

60% Peru, Marañón 'Salted Caramel' - Coconut Dark Milk

  • Harvest day on Don Fortunato’s farm is special, since this is the site of the Mother Tree. This tree possesses DNA identical to the genetic marker for Pure Nacional found in the 5,300 entry, world genetic database. Don Fortunato and his wife participate in the harvest and, utilizing machetes, open pods and assist in removing the beans. Sealed buckets with wet cacao beans are transported on Fortunato’s burro from the farm, to the family home, weighed on a digital scale and Don Fortunato is paid immediately before the fermentation process begins that same day.

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