A family owned bakery, based in Suffolk, is producing some
award winning chocolate bars. The Pump Street Bakery joins an elite group, of only
a handful of British bean to bar chocolatiers, in creating their own
bean-to-bar chocolate range.
The Pump Street Bakery, located in Suffolk, England, is renowned
for its superb breads and handmade pastries, all made using the finest of local
ingredients. It’s an all-consuming passion the Pump Street Bakery has bought
with it to the art of making fine quality, single origin, chocolate bars.
The Pump Street Bakery take carefully hand selected cocoa
beans and roast them in their own bread ovens. The cocoa is then subjected to grinding,
winnowing and conching etc.,all of which is carried
out in-house by the Pump Street Bakery themselves. It’s a labour intensive
process that can take several days and which, has resulted in a collection of
award winning, superior quality chocolate bars.
The obsessive care and attention lavished on the raw
ingredients by Pump Street Bakery is evident and has produced an exciting and
diverse, award winning, range of thirteen fine-flavour single estate chocolate
bars. Bean-to-bar chocolate bars, made from cocoa beans that were sourced
directly from family or owner-operated farms and cooperatives & fair traded
cocoa estates, based in Ecuador, Honduras, Madagascar, Venezuela and Grenada.
Each chocolate bar in the range carries its own distinctive
flavour profile, thanks to the small batches of cocoa beans the Pump Street
Bakery work with, and the meticulous maturing process the roasted cocoa beans go
Amongst the Pump Street Bakery’s mouth-watering range is a
high cocoa content milk chocolate bar. With a cocoa content of 58% and reduced
sugar, it’s a milk chocolate strictly for grown-ups with its cocoa rich notes
of caramel and treacle, balanced with a zesty edge from the Madagascan cocoa
For chocolate lovers of the world’s rarest cocoas, the Pump
Street Bakery’s Madagascar Criollo 74% dark chocolate bar is created from
genetically rare cocoa beans, direct from Madagascar, with notes of raspberries
and Membrillo (Quince jelly).
Chocoholics that crave only 100% pure cocoa dark chocolate
bars, with no added sugar, have not been forgotten either with an intensely bitter 100% cocoa dark chocolate bar,
made from Ecuadorian cocoa from the Hacienda Limon estate.
All of Pump Street Bakery’s delicious single estate
chocolate bars are soya free, alcohol free and suitable for vegetarians. Each
chocolate bar features a unique flavour profile, so very characteristic of the
region the cocoa was grown in, thanks to the Pump Street Bakery’s hands-on
approach to making fine chocolate.
Pump Street Bakery’s range of award winning, single estate,
dark and milk chocolate bars, chocolate that is entirely manufactured in
Suffolk, can now be purchased online from the Chocolate Trading Co. Click here
to see the entire Pump Street Bakery chocolate bar range.