01. About Kauma Chocolate
Kâuma is founded on the principles of sourcing sustainable and ethical cocoa and pairing with world-class ingredients.
To give you that unique, deliciously rich, and silky chocolate journey in each bite. The name Kâuma is derived from two words. KA & UMA, symbolizing spiritual & tranquillity.
Our chocolates are inspired by nature and crafted to perfection from bean to bar by our dedicated team in small batches. Our ethos is based on these pillars.
Pure Natural ingredients that are healthy. Our chocolates are expertly crafted in our lab in small batches . we don’t cut corners and never compromise on quality.
Our chocolates made with love and passion, we live for chocolate, all we think about are new ways to use it so that your senses are constantly stimulated. These are chocolates to be slowly enjoyed, you can almost feel the love that went into making them.
The provenance of ingredients is very important to us, that we use only the best and most ethically sourced cocoa beans because they define whether the chocolate will be just delicious or absolutely gorgeous.
02. Behind The Brand
Káuma is the brain child of Chef Kundeti
Kundeti has an M.B.A in Hospitality from a renowned Vatel Hotel management Institute, France. He is an accomplished executive head chef with over 20 years of culinary experience from France and United Kingdom. Kundeti holds numerous awards under the belt at International level cooking. Just to name a few:
- Gold medal and the Title of Channel Islands senior pastry chef of the year
- Gold medal for chocolates at salon culinaire Newcastle
- Gold medal for plated desserts at salon culinaire Newcastle
Kundeti has honed his chocolate skills from the industry big names like Ecole Valrhona in France, Andreas lara, Jean Pierre Wybauw, Callebaut chocolate academy, Banburry, Nicolas Lesvan.
Born in a south Indian family, he was always intrigued by the use of spices and flowers in food and he has started to experiment with sweet treats. Very soon his creations were featured in ITV news channel in UK.
Kundeti being a nutritionist, is very conscious about his creations and always focuses on clean and uncomplicated food.
During his travels to South India he fell in love with the world class cocoa produce India has on offer and thus has decided to set up an artisanal chocolate lab to showcase his distinct culinary skills by using the best possible quality ingredients to produce clean and innovative chocolate flavours.