From the "Meiji The Chocolate" brand, "Meiji The Chocolate Venezuela Cacao 55" and "Meiji The Chocolate Brazil Cacao 55" with 55% cacao content will be released on January 19th. The content is 50g (1.76oz), and the estimated price is 220 yen each (excluding tax).
"Meiji The Chocolate" is a BEAN to BAR chocolate that has been carefully selected from the cacao producing areas and is particular about various processes from cacao beans to chocolate. This time, in addition to the four products with a cacao content of 70% that are currently being developed, two products with a 55% content are now available. Fermentation and roasting are performed to enhance the aroma and taste of the beans by using the special cacao that was realized through the efforts with the cacao producing area for the cacao mass.
"Meiji The Chocolate Venezuelan Cacao 55" uses specialty cacao beans from Venezuela. A little milk is added to enhance the nutty aroma and taste.
"Meiji The Chocolate Brazil Cacao 55" uses specialty cacao beans from Tomé-Açu, Brazil. A little milk is added to enhance the gorgeous citrus aroma and acidity.