I hope you’re well? Brrrrr, it’s that time of year and we all know how well a decent hot chocolate can go down early mornings and just before bed, am I right?! I love hot chocolate, it’s always been a childhood favourite, especially as I’ve never been an overly huge coffee person, (only got into it mid last year), so hot chocolate, out of all hot beverages would definitely come first! Moreover, I’m into my health and fitness and quite health conscious, so equally when having a treat, (a treat as I don’t stop at one hot chocolate, it’s normally a few, yes portion control is out the window too.. aha), I prefer if it’s natural, organic, along those lines.. So when I had the chance to collaborate and try out Hasslachers’ collection I was very excited to try- as I hadn’t of tried it or come across it before. It’s diary and gluten free, which is perfect for me as I’ve experience extreme bloating after gluten, or heavily gluten products and with this I don’t feel/see any bloating! Perfect for vegans, vegetarians.. woo!
First, the packaging is gorgeous, it reminds me of Charlie and the chocolate factory, fancy packaging and very beautiful!
Hasslacher’s ‘Solid Bar’ Colombian drinking chocolate is a unique tasting 100% cacao gourmet hot chocolate made in Colombia where the finest native South American Criollo and Trinitario beans are grown.These rare beans are superior in flavour and constitute only 7% of the total world cocoa produced each year.
We are probably the only brand of chocolate sold in the UK that is made entirely in the country where the beans actually grow. This provides local employment, improves traceability, creating a more sustainable and robust fair trade mechanism. Therefore, no cacao beans are traded on the open market but rather bought directly from the farmers and growers, through their own co-operative supply chain, providing better prices than traded beans, where middle men are involved