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Tasting Book: The History of Cacao

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Melt Chocolate’s ‘Tasting Book: The History of Cacao’

TASTE AROUND THE WORLD AND THROUGHOUT HISTORY

Discover the origins of chocolate by traveling in time 500 years through our Tasting Book: The History of Cacao. 12 chocolates will unveil the changes chocolate has gone through going from 100% pure chocolate to the most unique Ruby chocolate. Each pocket will reveal a short text with the description of the chocolate and the moment in time. Embark yourself in this creative adventure and prepare yourself to learn everything about the history of chocolate.

Tasting 500 years of Chocolate

Join us step to step through time, trying different chocolate along the journey of time. Each chocolate has been included to tell you a story of how chocolate has developed over time. Some of the chocolates in this ‘Tasting Book: History of Cacao’ include:

    • 100% pure Madagascan dark chocolate
    • 85% Philippines dark chocolate
    • 70% Chilli dark chocolate
    • 70% Coffee dark chocolate
    • 68% Amazonian dark chocolate
    • 64% Madagascan dark chocolate
    • 50% Gianduja chocolate
    • 38% Sea salt milk chocolate
    • 35%  Papua New Guinea milk chocolate
    • Caramel chocolate
    • Blonde chocolate
    • Ruby chocolate

Read more in depth about the history of chocolate on our blog ‘A Brief History of Chocolate: From the Aztecs to Today.

The FULL Chocolate Tasting Experience

Melt offers full guided chocolate tasting experiences. We can tailor a session to your needs or event. Find out about the options available for inspiring your team. Read more about corporate gifts and experiences on our blog post – Why New Year Corporate Gifts Is a Good Idea or browse our other Chocolate Making Experiences.

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Because our chocolates are fresh, handcrafted and we use the best natural ingredients we can reduce the sugar content, artificial flavours, stabilisers and other chemical preservatives.

This means our chocolates taste sensational-unlike chocolates you have ever tasted before. Fresh natural ingredients are best for taste and for your health.

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Melt gift boxes are completely plastic-free as we care about our environment and our oceans. Gift a pristine ocean to our children by reducing single-use plastic packaging – Melt has been at the vanguard of this movement for over 15 years. We deliver our online chocolates with an electric zero-emissions van.

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