Lubeca Chocolate from Banquet Chocolates
Couverture — a chocolate that contains at least 31% cocoa butter
Lubeca produce a wide range of chocolate couvertures suitable for a large variety of applications.
Lubeca’s standard dark chocolates start with a cocoa solids content of 55%, and are made from cocoa beans from the Ivory Coast. At 60% cocoa solids and higher, Lubeca use high quality cocoa from Ghana.
The highest cocoa content chocolate Lubeca produce is an 85% Ghana, which whilst having a good rounded chocolate flavour is very mellow.
The finest grade of dark chocolate couverture are made from a blend of high quality cocoa beans from varieties Arriba, Trinidad and Venezuela which give a distinct chocolate flavour.
For really special applications, Lubeca produce a range of Single Origin Chocolate Couvertures:
- Arriba 63%, made from Arriba cocoa beans selected from the highlands of Ecuador
- Rio Caribe 67%, made from the fruity Rio Caribe variety of Venezuelan cocoa beans
- Trinidad 72%, made from cocoa beans from Trinidad
Lubeca also make Milk Chocolate in a wide variety. Standard products using a blend of either or Arriba, Trinidad, Venezuela, Peru and Madagascan cocoa beans. They also have standard products made from only Ghana cocoa beans and Cocoa beans from the Ivory Coast.
- Cocoa solids range from 35.5% to 43%
- The range of milk chocolates is topped with a single origin - Rio Caribe 47%, made from the fruity Rio Caribe variety of Venezuelan cocoa beans
One grade of white chocolate is available (33% cocoa solids, 39.5% total fat)
Organic chocolate couvertures
Two grades of organic dark chocolate (60% and 70% cocoa solids) are available, made with cocoa grown by a certified small sized co-operative in the highlands of Peru and made with unrefined organic sugar.
Organic milk chocolate is made with the same Peruvian cocoa as the dark chocolate and has 41% cocoa solids for a great milk chocolate flavour.
Organic white chocolate with cocoa solids of 38% and total fat of 43.5% is also available.
Where vanilla is used, Lubeca use natural vanilla.
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Details about the Lubeca range of chocolate, couvertures and single origin chocolates.