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Menakao Chocolates | Best African Chocolates from Madagascar in India




Menakao is a bean-to-bar chocolate which sources all its ingredients from the island of Madagascar! Menakao was founded by Shahin Cassam Chenai as a tribute to the entrepreneurial spirit of his forefathers. The Cassam Chenai family, originally from the Gujarat province of western India have been living in Madagascar for five generations. Menakao uses only the best Madagascan cocoa beans, which have been granted the “Fine Cocoa” label by the ICCO (UK). The beans are of the finest quality, & offer beautifully aromatic and floral notes, fresh acidity and a tart finish. Moreover, Menakao follows the fair-trade approach and produces the chocolates locally, thus helping the local Madagascan population by generating more income and employment opportunities.

Key Features

* Gluten free * Soy free

High Quality Ingredients

Menakao has developed a series of adapted recipes using only the highest quality beans. The beans are produced by the best planting co-operatives in the upper and lower Sambirano Valley. To bring out the natural flavours of the cocoa, they do not add vanilla in dark chocolate recipes.

Health Benefits of Dark Chocolates

  • Lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease
  • Improves blood flow and lowers blood pressure
  • Powerful source of antioxidants
  • Flavanols in dark chocolate protect skin against the harmful effects of exposure to sun






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