Watch Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8AFZPDfDTSM Chef Erika Davis explains the bean-to-bar process using CocoaTown equipment.
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6 Philippine-made chocolate brands In the future, Treena hopes to create a local bean-to-bar chocolate. Hot-tip: Try True you're getting in your bar is fresh. They use equipment from the US and Italy “where they have long traditions of chocolate craftsmanship and culture of [...]
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Could a $15 Chocolate Bar Possibly Be Worth Its Exorbitant Price? Chef Thomas Keller, famed owner of The French Laundry restaurant, has taken on a new passion project: developing gourmet, bean-to-bar chocolate that are ultra-high in antioxidants… and yes, it's backed by science. Keller revolutionized American fine [...]
MIA crowdfunding campaign to expand and increase production in Madagascar Brett Beach, co-founder, MIA, said the entire bean-to-bar chocolate making process – including the roasting, shelling, grinding, tempering and packaging – takes place under one roof in Madagascar. “We have proven the finest quality chocolates can be [...]
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Bean bag toss popular in Portage ahead of Saturday's VFW tourney Over the years, Portage bean bag teams have sprouted in Riley's Bar and Grill, Hitching Post, Friendly's Tavern, J&J Fireball Lanes and several other local bars and businesses, said Smith, who has played in the Portage Bag League since it formed about [...]
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In the heart of historic downtown Woodstock sits the quaint Victorian storefront coffee shop turned chocolate factory Ethereal Confections. A glance at the hand-carved sign and a seductive whiff of the sweet aroma makes it clear that something special is going on inside.It's the home of a bean-to-bar chocolate shop launched four years ago by foodies and siblings Mary and Michael Ervin, in collaboration with Sara Miller."We took a few confection-making classes and read books but mostly learned...
Mast Brothers, the Brooklyn-based hipster chocolate company that faced an epic backlash in 2015, is at the center of another dispute. In a Medium post published yesterday, former employee Matt Robertson details numerous follies he claims he witnessed in his two years working for the Masts, including a claim that the Masts appeared to have no idea how to operate their own chocolate-making equipment.The company, one of the most famous “bean-to-bar” chocolate makers that have emerged in the last...
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...
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...