the chocolate world lost a generous, singularly inspirational and highly principled champion recently in a tragic accident. Mott Green, primary founder of the Grenada Chocolate Company, died while working on the solar equipment that powers the small batch factory in Grenada's pristine rainforest. he worked hard to ensure that all cooperative participants - cocoa farmers and chocolate makers - received the highest wage possible.
sustainable all the way: grown & processed locally, then delivered by clipper ship to east coast US & Europe, (then by bicycle through the streets of the Netherlands!). last fall, after much sampling, their 71% became the dark organic chocolate- the most crucial component - in the flying noir bars and bonbons: a complex chocolate, marvelously rewarding, not always easy to work with... puzzling through best use has been a great adventure, one that will continue...
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and his own words in his log of aging newly made chocolate bars during deliveries:
and here he tells the story .... thank you, Mott.