Usulután 65

Available in 2.5kg
An aromatic, addictive dark chocolate with complex nutty, fruity and floral notes.

Applications

Ganache • Cakes • Pastries • Desserts • Ice cream • Pralines

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Cocoa Solids

Average fat

Viscosity

Fluid
Thick
This unique origin ‘El Salvador’ chocolate has a real taste personality – acidic and fruity which I find perfect for light pastries, but also full-bodied and more complex. The wood and tobacco notes in particular influenced my ‘SMOK’ recipe for a smoked caramel. It also has a great fluidity which makes it perfect for moulding and coating.”
David Redon
INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT IN PASTRY AND CHOCOLATE

Flavour Details

Product details

A characterful, dynamic aromatic chocolate with a woody tobacco-like aroma. It starts strongly with a nutty roasted profile, giving way to the gentle acidity of cherries and plums. Ripe apricots and peach notes arrive with a touch of jasmine as company. Ending with an addictive clean sweet and sour finish. One piece is never enough.

Tempering curves

Type
Belgian dark chocolate dots
Packaging
Resealable and recyclable bag
Weight
2.5kg
Best before
24 months
Hacienda San Jose Real de la Carrera

Genetics:

Acriollado, Trinitario Hybrids, Native Ancient Criollo

Other Crops:

Grain, coffee, sugarcane, fruit and hardwood lumber

Terroir:

Southern foot of Usultán Volcano 90-400 m altitude

Fermentation & Drying Process

El Salvador

Box fermentation in micro-center

– Ideal for single haciendas
– Uniformity for big volumes

Pre-drying

– Gradual reduction of acidity
– Further color development

Drying

– Clean appearance
– Easier separation of husk
– Reduced acidity
– Slower speed for moisture reduction -> no risk for case hardening

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