One day, I hope the noshables I feature here will mostly be made in Singapore.
This is not really a pie in the sky dream, since savvy food entrepreneurs are turning out jams, granola, sambal and other products that carry a Made In Singapore stamp and are artisanal to boot.
Bruneus Raw Chocolate Sweet Cacao Nibs is one of them. It is made by a company, called Superlative Foods, which makes a mighty good snack.
Don't be put off by the "sweet" in its name. The organic cacao nibs from Bali are made into clusters with palm sugar. They are not particularly sweet, in fact. The flavour that comes through more prominently is deep, dark chocolate.
Bruneus Raw Chocolate Sweet Cacao Nibs, $10.90 for a 75g bag, from Four Seasons Organic Market, B2-06/07 Great World City, tel: 6836-1855, open: 10am to 9.30pm (weekdays), 10am to 10pm (weekends)
This article was published on April 27 in The Straits Times.
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