Minimal - Bean to Bar Chocolate and restaurant "Toonoya Kaname" will collaborate to produce "KOMENUKA" and "KOMENUKA -FRUITY-" chocolates made with rice bran. The chocolates will be available at the official online store and other stores from May 24. Each is priced at 2,268 yen (tax included).
KOMENUKAKOMENUKA" is an upcycling initiative in which rice bran from "Tono No. 1" rice grown without pesticides and fertilizers by Kaname Toonoya is reused to create chocolates with a mild flavor. It is said to be aimed at increasing rice consumption and contributing to the continuation of rice cultivation, a traditional Japanese culture.
The ingredients, which include vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber, are aged for eight years. It is combined with white chocolate made from Haitian cacao for a gentle sweetness. It is said that the sweetness of the white chocolate and the soft sweetness of the rice bran can be felt.
KOMENUKA -FRUITY-KOMENUKA -FRUITY- is also made with rice bran from Tono No. 1. It is a dark chocolate with the youthful fruitiness of cacao and the soft sweetness of rice bran.
It is available at the official online store of "nondo" and "Toonoya Kaname". It will also be available at Isetan Shinjuku Store, B1F, on May 28 and 29, and at Morioka Shoten, Ginza Store, from May 24 to June 4.