Earlier this month, Food Review 101 reviewed four of our different truffle flavors: Dark Cacao, Peppermint, Cacao Nibs, and Coconut.
Their Dark Cacao truffles were first in line, and UliMana describes them as “Smooth and creamy…rich with cacao powder, butter and nibs, and are delicately sweetened with vanilla beans and agave”. Our first bite was filled with nothing but pure chocolate, and a positive reaction from our judges. The inside of the truffle is somewhat dense, as you can see in the picture, while the outside is smooth and delicate. If you’re a chocoholic, then we think this review will be one of your favorites—for obvious reasons.
The pros of our truffles, they say, are the line of flavors to choose from; home delivery; the smooth and creamy texture of the truffles; and the ingredients. They are organic. They are vegan. They are raw. They are chocolate paradise. Just like they should be.
Don’t take our word for it. Read the review for yourself. Better yet, try our Truffle Sampler Pack for just $5. Your mouth will thank you, and so will we.
Ulimana chocolate. It does a body good.
“Asheville [North Carolina] is becoming as much Bean City as Beer City USA.” In an August 9th article, the Asheville Scene spotlighted an emerging trend in the chocolate world: small-batch, artisan methods of production. At the forefront of this revolution is Theresa Green, Ulimana’s very own founder and CEO.
While many of the newer chocolatiers in downtown Asheville roast their beans, Ulimana does not. Instead, their raw chocolate truffles are made from beans that are dried naturally by the sun in exotic locations like Peru, Ecuador and Bali.
Founded seven years ago, Ulimana was the first raw chocolate company in Asheville. Despite selling its products all over the country and earning the attention of celebrities, Ulimana still remains true to its roots. “We consider ourselves to be a local company,” said Theresa. “We have a big following here in Asheville.”
Why the big following? Ulimana’s raw truffles contain phenylethylamine (PEA), the “joy molecule.” It is found naturally and can give you an easy lift when your body is low on PEA. Chocolate, in other words, does a body and a brain good. In Theresa’s words, “It works on a psychoactive level.”
Here’s to your health.