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i made bean to bar kit!;) it was so hard(it takes 7-8 hours!!),but taste was amazingly good! but now,i have sore muscles!xD contents of this kit 100g roasted cacao ...

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Santa Barbara Independent [07/19/18, via Santa Barbara Independent]
Unwrapping the Bean-to-Bar Boom And yet, since many American bean-to-bar makers are focused on fostering fair trade, supporting sustainability, and even reviving heirloom varieties of cacao, the social impacts of this small movement feel quite big. That's a positive shift from [...]

ConfectioneryNews.com [08/03/18, via ConfectioneryNews.com]
Small chocolate companies can 'move the needle' in cocoa sustainability, says Seattle Chocolate CEO Jean Thompson recently noted the difficulties of getting regional chocolate makers directly involved with cocoa farmers, and her company is no exception. “When you are trying to buy beans you don't personally deal with, However, she said the [...]

WEMU [08/06/18, via WEMU]
Hidden In Plain Sight: Mindo Chocolate Makers In Dexter Before leaving the chocolate factory, Barbara Wilson offers me a taste. As any good journalist would do, I, of course, said yes. It's research, you understand? I had bites of raspberry, strawberry, and even Mindo's “Pure 67%” bar that contains more [...]

ConfectioneryNews.com [08/08/18, via ConfectioneryNews.com]
Hershey's organic chocolate brand Dagoba brings new flavor infusions to US Dagoba organic chocolate has launched a range of bars and morsels at natural and specialty food retailers across the US. The latest According to Hershey, all Dagoba's chocolates use cocoa beans sourced from Rainforest Alliance and are blended with [...]

RT @YorkCocoaWorks: We’re delighted to see so many chocolate making friends celebrated in the @ChocolateAwards European Chocolate Makers wi…

We’re delighted to see so many chocolate making friends celebrated in the @ChocolateAwards European Chocolate Makert.co/USh4L2NJgX 

@ocho_chocolate In the same light,the more bean-to- bar makers trade beans directly with farmers, the better their… t.co/ULXF8Kg6rS 

“It’s great to see new people starting because the more craft bean-to-bar makers there are the more the word spread… t.co/eUbEaJ8Wn2 

@KurtSchingoethe soy free chocolate is the only way to buy t.co/eIOT950hqm 

Bean-To-Bar Chocolate Bean-To-Bar Chocolate
Published by Storey Publishing 2017
ISBN 1612128211,9781612128214
240 pages
Chocolate Chocolate
Published by Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2016
ISBN 9780241288054,0241288053
224 pages
Savoring Gotham Savoring Gotham
Published by Oxford University Press 2015
ISBN 9780190263638,0190263636
760 pages
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home
Published by Artisan Books 2011
ISBN 9781579654986,1579654983
217 pages

An unassuming Tokyo enclave is having its moment - Channel NewsAsia

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TOKYO: On a recent weeknight at Ahiru Store, a gastro/wine bar in the Tomigaya neighbourhood of Tokyo, the seven guests lucky enough to grab a spot at the counter noshed on dishes like freshly made pâté, French-style onion pie, avocado and... Wakako Saito, half of the brother-and-sister team behind this boîte specialising in modestly priced organic wines, had to politely turn away a steady stream of walk-in guests, all the while delivering the dishes that her brother, Teruhiko, and... Tomigaya, which has retained its low-rise silhouette, is one of Tokyo’s latest “it” neighbourhoods. The unassuming neighbourhood takes up prime real.

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Sweet move for chocolate-maker

Lauren Blanco's plans for a chocolate shop began a few years ago when her company first opened operations in an old restaurant building.There was plenty the first-time business owner needed to do to simply get Hello Cocoa, a bean-to-bar chocolate-maker, up and running at its Fayetteville location. But Blanco was busy imagining the future in a new place at the same time."I was researching floor tile because I couldn't wait to design a space where we could create this cool, chocolate...

The TCHO factory tour is rich, chocolatey goodness for bean-to-bar nerds

Catherine Liu spills the beans about cacao at the TCHO Chocolate factory tour. Photo: Sarah HanBefore you even arrive at the TCHO Chocolate factory in southwest Berkeley, you should know there is a somewhat long list of rules and requirements to be able to attend. First, guests must be at least eight years old, and all minors must be accompanied by an adult. Fine and good. There will be no Augustus Gloops getting sucked into tubes here. But the rules go on. There’s a checklist of things you...

Chocolate War: When Geeks Make Better Chocolate

What is Ruby chocolate?Bean-to-Bar (BTB) means that all the process of making the chocolate happens in-house. From sorting, to roasting, to cracking, all the way to moulding, the entire BTB process happens inside one facility with one person or a small group of people. The efficiency of the system even includes the farms where the BTB companies get their beans from. It can be assumed that such a tight system makes it easy to produce chocolate that is said to rival with any other chocolate on...

For those who think white chocolate isn't 'real' chocolate, have we got bars for you

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