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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Your Golden Ticket to Wonka Mania

Interesting kid, Charlie Bucket, the young hero of Broadway’s latest family-friendly sensation, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. He lives in a single parent home. Sort of. While his mom (Emily Padgett) works numerous jobs, the two share their home with all four of Charlie’s grandparents—who have retired (literally) to one seriously gridlocked bed. Not that they mind. In fact, aside from their diet of deceased vegetables and a lack of heat, they seem to enjoy their tucked-in lives.John...

Edible Innovations: Founding a Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Factory

From Singapore to the USA and all around Europe, Edible Innovations profiles food makers that engage in improving the global food system at every stage, from production to distribution to eating and shopping. Join us as we explore the main trends in the industry from a maker perspective. Chiara Cecchini of Food Innovation Program — an ecosystem with a strong educational core that promotes food innovation as a key tool to tackle the great challenges of the future — introduces you to the faces,...

'We believed in what we were doing': How an unemployed couple with no experience created their own vegan chocolate business from scratch

An Australian couple have opened up about how they began their own businessMalindi Lovegrove, 37, and her husband Ed Lowur, 32, were unemployedThey were living on an island in NSW when they started making vegan chocolateThe water-access only island made it difficult for them to send off their goodsNow they make 200 bars every 15 minutes - which are sold nationwideBy Billie Schwab Dunn For Daily Mail AustraliaPublished: 04:00 EDT, 1 August 2017 | Updated: 04:02 EDT, 1 August 2017 A...

And, unlike in the book or movie, you don't need a golden ticket to enter Mirzam Chocolate Factory.

If you're a fan of the beloved book by Roald Dahl or its film adaptation starring Johnny Depp as the eccentric candy maker Willy Wonka, you will be delighted to know that Dubai has its own version of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' right at Alserkal Avenue in Al Quoz.And, unlike in the book or movie, you don't need a golden ticket to enter Mirzam Chocolate Factory. The owners of Mirzam are inviting everyone to see the different stages of chocolate making. Everything here is transparent -...