Raaka Matcha Swirl

Super limited, experimental small batch dark chocolate.

It’s officially springtime in New York, which means we’re eagerly awaiting the sublime arrival of cherry blossoms across the city. Cherry blossom viewing is known as hanami (花見) in Japan, encompassing a leisurely walk in the park and or a gathering with the intention of visually bathing in blossoms. The season is brief (the entire blooming period lasts about 14 days) but even the fleeting appearance of pink cloud-like blossoms in place of barren trees is enough to lift one’s spirit out of winter and into spring. Later, when the blossoms fall, the sidewalks will be covered in pink snow.

In a normal year, we’d be celebrating peak hanami season at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for Sakura Matsuri. It’s been tradition for us to make bars that celebrate Japanese culture and ingredients for the festival, so we’re keeping that torch lit by bringing back two First Nibs classics: Matcha Swirl and Miso Maple!

Matcha Swirl
(62%, Kokoa Kamili, Tanzania)
Matcha green tea + coconut white chocolate swirl, cane sugar

SKU: RAA-FN-04-21-1 Category: Brand: ,

Suggested Retail:  7,95

92 in stock

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Experimental chocolate from Raaka, the innovative craft chocolate makers from Brooklyn, NY, USA.

Ingredients:
Cacao, Matcha green tea + coconut white chocolate swirl, cane sugar.

Nett weight

50 gram

Type of chocolate

Dark (inclusions/flavored)

Cacao contents

62%

Cacao origin

Characteristics

Dairy free, Direct Trade, Gluten free, Kosher, Non-GMO project verified, Organic, Soy free, Unroasted (RAW), Vegan

Leadtime/date

Case/Order quantity

12

In a former warehouse in Brooklyn, New York two young guys make progressive chocolate.

In the past few years the number of bean-to-bar makers has risen fast. In 2010 Ryan Cheney and Nate Hodge were daring enough to start their own chocolate brand and next to this they had the courage to put traditional recipes to the test. Today they make price winning chocolates.

Cheney took a year off to learn how to make chocolate. Together with Hodge he found a method to turn unroasted (virgin) cocoa into their own Raaka bars. Raaka never stops pioneering. They will mature cocoa in old Whiskey barrels or combine chocolate with the flavour of Chinese Chai: the boundaries of traditional flavours get tested. You can find the little factory on Tripadvisor or Yelp: They’re always open for public.

Raaka also translates boldness to packaging and makes a perfect fit for counter sales or as a special gift.

Raaka Chocolate

64 Seabring St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
USA
www.raakachocolate.com

Conditions & Terms

Ordering

  • We have no minimum order for EU customers.
  • Minimum order for non-EU customers is €500,-
  • Ordering goes by case quantity.
  • You can order via the normal product pages in the webshop or via the Quick Order Form.
  • In My Quick Order you will find items you have previously ordered - even more convenient for repeat purchases!
  • Both the Recommended Retail Price (incl. 9% VAT) as well the wholesale price (excl. VAT) is indicated for each product.

Product types and lead time

We work with a tiered lead-time structure and the lead-time depends on the type of product. We distinguish three types of products in our range;

 Stock productsSpecial Order ProductsSpecial Order products
Brands / productsAmano, Aruntam, Cacaosuyo, Chocolate Tree, Dick Taylor,
Fjåk, Fossa, Fruition, Hogarth, Menakao, MIA, Raaka, Taza,
To'ak and Zotter.
All Zotter hand-scooped bars
All To'ak Origin Bars
Cuna de Piedra, French Broad, Letterpress, Luisa Abram, Mañoa,
Markham & Fitz, Qantu, Ritual and Solstice.
Procedurethese we supply from stockthese we do not stock and supply on customer orderthese we do not stock either, we collect all orders from our customers during the month
and we order it in from the US on the first day of the new month, lead-time is then
before the 10th of that month.
For example:
- if you order on Sept 2nd, you will get the product before Oct 10.
- if you order on Sept. 30th, you will also get it before Oct. 10th.
- this applies to every month.
Lead-time1-3 working days1-2 weeks10 days to 40 days

On the Product page ('product data' tab) as well as on the Quick Order Form the type of product and the respective lead-time is indicated.

Orders combining Stock and Special Order Products

If your order consists of product from more than one lead-time category we will normally ship when the order is complete 9when the Special Order products have been received). In case the despatch date as a result of that comes to more than two weeks we will contact you to confirm to wait or make a partial delivery.

Delivery

We ship by DPD. DPD usually deliver within 24 hours (within Holland and Belgium). For other countries the lead-time is about 2-3 days. After your order is processed and ready to ship you will receive a notification by email, detailing the scheduled delivery date and a Track & Trace code.

Shipping costs

We charge a fixed fee for shipping (figures exclude VAT):

 

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Rest of the world
Shipping costs€7,50€12,50€20,-€25,-€30,-Actual cost
Free order (free shipping)€300,-€450,-€750,-€1.000,-€1.250,-none
Minimum ordernonenonenonenonenone€500,-

We do not arrange transportation for orders to customers outside the EU, these need to arrange shipping themselves.

In case you wish to book your own transport, you can indicate this at checkout. We then do not charge shipping- or order costs.

Payment

Domestic (Netherlands):

  • Invoice - settlement terms 21 days d.o.i.

International:

  • In advance, before despatch of the goods.

Late Payment Policy:
We send two reminders, within 1 and 2 weeks after the due date. We apply a 10% late fee for late payments more than 14 days overdue plus any charge involved of collecting service.

Special Order Products

Orders for special-order products cannot be cancelled after the set cut-off date. Upon placing the order a payment obligation exists.

Invoice

The invoice for your order is send by email when the order is processed and shipped.

Prices

  • All suggested retail prices are incl. 9% VAT, all wholesale prices are exclusive of VAT.
  • It is possible to apply 0% VAT for EU customers based outside Holland. Please store your VAT number in the designated area of your account pages, or the checkout page.

Best By Date (BBD)

Attention: the date format on all American packaging is as follows: MM-DD-YY (the month first, opposite to what is custom in Europe).

American artisanal chocolate makers normality give 12 months from date of production. Chocolate which we supply you with has a Best By Date of minimum 4 months.

We discount and clear all product with a shorter Best By Date.

Product types and lead time

We work with a tiered lead-time structure and the lead-time depends on the type of product. We distinguish three types of products in our range;

 Stock productsSpecial Order ProductsSpecial Order products
Brands / productsAmano, Aruntam, Cacaosuyo, Chocolate Tree, Dick Taylor,
Fjåk, Fossa, Fruition, Hogarth, Menakao, MIA, Raaka, Taza,
To'ak and Zotter.
All Zotter hand-scooped bars
All To'ak Origin Bars
Cuna de Piedra, French Broad, Letterpress, Luisa Abram, Mañoa,
Markham & Fitz, Qantu, Ritual and Solstice.
Procedurethese we supply from stockthese we do not stock and supply on customer orderthese we do not stock either, we collect all orders from our customers during the month
and we order it in from the US on the first day of the new month, lead-time is then
before the 10th of that month.
For example:
- if you order on Sept 2nd, you will get the product before Oct 10.
- if you order on Sept. 30th, you will also get it before Oct. 10th.
- this applies to every month.
Lead-time1-3 working days1-2 weeks10 days to 40 days

On the Product page ('product data' tab) as well as on the Quick Order Form the type of product and the respective lead-time is indicated.

Orders combining Stock and Special Order Products

If your order consists of product from more than one lead-time category we will normally ship when the order is complete 9when the Special Order products have been received). In case the despatch date as a result of that comes to more than two weeks we will contact you to confirm to wait or make a partial delivery.

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