Amedei are a small Tuscan producer. Cecilia Tessieri is the owner, she is renowned for her chocolate tasting palate and for the cacao blends that she creates. Amedei has won numerous awards for their chocolate including the ‘Bean to Bar Award by The Academy Of Chocolate’ on many occasions. They are regarded by many as the best in the world.
All the cacao used by Amedei is ethically sourced Criollo and Trinitario beans from Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Columbia, the Caribbean and Madagascar. All beans are fairly traded. They work closely with the cacao farmers and grow the beans using only natural pesticides and fertilizers.