Cacao Barry launches WholeFruit chocolate in Singapore

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The global gourmet chocolate brand by Barry Callebaut introduces the innovative WholeFruit chocolate that is made from 100 percent pure cacaofruit

July 7 was World Chocolate Day, a significant date that also marked the launch of a new innovative product in Singapore by Cacao Barry – WholeFruit chocolate

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The Singapore launch of WholeFruit chocolate at Design Orchard

At the launch event held at Design Orchard, Cacao Barry – the global gourmet brand under Barry Callebaut – officially introduced WholeFruit chocolate, a unique product that is made from 100 percent pure cacaofruit and contains around 40 percent less sugar than its consumed counterparts. 

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WholeFruit Evocao by Cacao Barry

Over 100 industry professionals, including top chefs, restaurateurs and chocolate enthusiasts, gathered excitedly to learn more about the product and its first signature expression, Evocao, a dark couverture chocolate. The event kicked off with guests enjoying a refreshing Cacaofruit Mocktail made from the pulp of the cacaofruit. It was a delicious hint of what was to come.

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Chef Jeremy Grovalet highlighting the creative potential of WholeFruit Evocao
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Sampling a cake made from WholeFruit Evocao

Chef Jeremy Grovalet, director at Chocolate Academy Casablanca, then presented the creative potential of WholeFruit Evocao™ through an indulgent spread of products, from a simple chocolate mousse cake to bonbons made with lemongrass ganache and honey and pandan paste filling. 

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Evocao Passion Fruit with Mint
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Guests trying the different products made with WholeFruit Evocao

With its fresh and fruity flavour profile, it was a treat for the senses – and a hit with the crowd. They were also pleased to learn that the cacaofruits are sustainably sourced; the pulp and peel are upcycled into a range of other ingredients; and its production improves the lives of farmers in local communities through the Cocoa Horizons sustainability programme.

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The Cacao Barry team with Plinio Freitas, Vice President Asia Pacific, Gourmet, Barry Callebaut Group (fifth from left)

Cacao Barry Chocolates are distributed by Gourmet Partner Singapore.

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