Launch of Komunto 80% dark cacao
French premium chocolate manufacturer Valrhona celebrated its 100th anniversary last night with the launch of a commemorative chocolate Komunto made with 80% dark cacao. Komunto is said to reflect the input from over 100 chefs and producers who work with the premium brand established in France’s Rhone valley in 1922. It also marks Valrhona’s century-long commitment to sustainable cacao production: through the Valrhona Foundation, the premium chocolate maker aids the livelihoods of thousands of cacao producers and workers around the world, and 100% of cacao beans in Valrhona chocolate bars can be traced back to their original plantation. The ultimate guilt-free chocolate!
First Class loves Valrhona because of its vegan options. Valrhona’s curiosity and passion have guided them on a never-ending journey to explore the infinite possibilities of pleasure that chocolate has to offer. And with the birth of Amatika 46%, they have marked a milestone in the history of decadence by creating the first Vegan Grand cru, with single Madagascar origin.
The result of passionate teamwork between sourcing teams, cacao producers, innovation and sensory experts, and L’École Valrhona’s pastry chefs, Amatika 46% represents the premium chocolate that contemporary vegan pastry-making has been longing for. A true showcase of chocolatier expertise.
A milk chocolate couverture à la vegan
Powerful yet melt-in-the-mouth… Amatika 46% combines the sweetness and creaminess of almond with the aromatic potency of pure Madagascan cacao. Unparalleled taste and texture to meet the needs and creativity of pastry chefs and artisans the world over.
Amatika 46% marries all the sweetness, delicacy, creaminess, and warm colours of milk chocolate… with none of the milk.
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Choosing Valrhona means committing to responsible chocolate
Choosing Valrhona means committing to responsible chocolate made only from cocoa that can be traced back to the producer. 100% of the cocoa that we use can be traced back to the producer, which provides the assurance of knowing where the cocoa came from, who harvested it, and that it was produced in good conditions. Choosing Valrhona means committing to chocolate that respects both people and the planet.