In Meso-America, the cacao bean was considered a gift from the gods and was held in such high esteem by the Mayans that it was used as a form of currency - save up ten beans and you could afford a rabbit.
A midnight snack. A form of currency. A gift for a loved one. Chocolate has served as many things throughout its history. Whilst we tend to indulge in chocolate now rather than using it as currency, The Royal Mint, for the first time in its history, has introduced a new option: a chocolate gold bar that’s every bit as luxurious as it is tasty.
In partnership with Bullion®, an award winning bean-to-bar chocolate maker, The Royal Mint is excited to launch its first ever luxury chocolate gold bar gift box. The set includes two fine milk chocolate bars and one dark chocolate bar, each with their own unique flavourings, but both containing real decadent gold leaf flecks.
The chocolate gold bars are made from cacao beans harvested in Santo Domingo, Ecuador. The beans are then brought to the United Kingdom where they are turned into a sumptuous treat through the bean-to-bar process. This sees the beans roasted, cracked, winnowed, refined, conched, aged, tempered, moulded, and then enclosed in stylish packaging, ready to be enjoyed.
The tasting notes of the fine dark chocolate bar are a gorgeous blend of hazelnut, caramel, and dried fig, for those with a taste for the finer things. If you have a sweeter tooth, then the fine milk chocolate bar with its roasted nuts, butterscotch and vanilla notes is just right for you.
Our bullion chocolate gold bar set makes for a unique and very special gift. Beautifully wrapped and presented in a Royal Mint presentation box, these three delicious bars, made with real gold leaf flecks, are ideal for any chocoholic, with an added touch of luxury.
Find out more about these unique chocolate gold bars and develop a taste for gold yourself.