Find Jasper and Myrtle Chocolates on Instagram, or meet the maker at the Makers & Shakers on Saturday 4 November at Albert Hall.
Jasper and Myrtle Chocolates is a small bean to bar chocolate maker based in Canberra. All of Jasper and Myrtle’s chocolates are handmade from cacao beans imported from Peru and Papua New Guinea. New beans are also being sourced from cacao growing regions such as Vietnam and Bougainville, PNG. The range includes single origin dark chocolate bars, with a focus on allowing the flavour of the cacao beans to come through. In the flavoured bars, Jasper and Myrtle takes the challenge of enhancing the flavours of the beans with other natural ingredients to create truly delicious chocolates. Created by Li Peng Monroe, the brand name is based on Jasper, the semi-precious stone found in Western Australia where Li spent many years, while Myrtle is commonly found around Northern New South Wales where her partner, Peter comes from.