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Monday, August 18, 2014
Getting NAKID with chocolate
Zazubean Organic Chocolate has been known for its fun and funky names. And their 73% "Nakid, Bare it ALL" chocolate bar is no different. It seems quite simple, this bar is flavoured with only cocoa nibs and vanilla, which highlights what chocolate is truly made of: roasted cocoa beans, some sugar, cocoa butter and vanilla. There is no soy lecithin in this bar and it is both organic and fair trade certified. The beans used to make this chocolate are from the Dominican Republic and Ecuador.
It has a lot of real vanilla flavour, which makes this 73% bar seem slightly sweeter than it would without the vanilla. However, it was not as sweet as Alter Eco's 63% with Nibs bar or Soma's 67% Cacao Nib Bar. So if you are looking for a crunchy nib bar that is a little dark than what is generally available, this may be just right for you.
The Nakid bar also has a really nice crunch to it. Overall, I liked it quite a lot.
I purchased this bar at an Ontario Bulk Barn for $3.99.
Here are the package details:
Nakid Cocoa Nibs & Vanilla, 100g
Zazubean Organic Chocolate (Vancouver, Canada)
Ingredients: Cocoa mass*+, cane sugar*+, cocoa nibs*+, cocoa butter+*, vanilla*+.
+FAIR TRADE CERTIFIED.
May contain shell of cacao nib, traces of milk, nuts and peanuts.