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From Bean to Bar: Ghanaian Chocolate Companies Chasing a ... A labor of love: Ghanaian chocolate companies are molding Ghana's cocoa industry. [...]

SPOT.ph [07/28/18, via SPOT.ph]
How Auro Makes World-Class Chocolate Locally and Sustainably "Bean-to-bar" means that the company takes charge of the entire process of producing their chocolate bars. When they saw the potential of cacao in Davao, Ocampo and Go went the extra mile to prepare themselves before putting up their own chocolate  [...]

Natural Products INSIDER [08/15/18, via Natural Products INSIDER]
Esca Bona supplier hero: Madécasse The status-quo cacao supply chain, from production to chocolate making , is a web of middlemen making it difficult for brands to reach and interact with the cocoa farmer. To cut through the layers of Madécasse has also been adamant about providing [...]

Midland Reporter-Telegram [08/06/18, via Midland Reporter-Telegram]
Spilling the cacao beans: Odessa has a craft chocolate shop “Their process, from a raw bean to a finished bar, is probably two to three hours, and they look for their chocolate to taste the same every day, every batch, year after year. We look to bring out There is so much involved in making chocolate, he [...]

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Bean-To-Bar Chocolate Bean-To-Bar Chocolate
Published by Storey Publishing 2017
ISBN 1612128211,9781612128214
240 pages
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For those who think white chocolate isn’t ‘real’ chocolate, have we got bars for you

Deb Lindsey For The Washington Post <caption> A block of Callebaut white chocolate. </caption>For years, connoisseurs dismissed white chocolate — a confection made with cocoa butter, milk solids and sugar, but with none of the cocoa solids that give darker chocolate its recognizable flavor and color. “White chocolate or white lie?” one online video asks. The host opens with: “If you love white chocolate, I hate to break it to you: You’re not eating chocolate.”Besides the...

From bean to bar – welcoming Cocoa Life farmers to the UK

We were honoured to host two cocoa farmers from our sustainable cocoa sourcing programme, Cocoa Life, as well as Ghana’s Cocoa Life Director, on a four day visit to the UK in November. They got to see how their cocoa harvest is transformed into Cadbury chocolate and we got an insight into how Cocoa Life is helping whole communities to thrive. Without cocoa there is no chocolate. Without cocoa-farmers, there is no cocoa. Cocoa Life is addressing this very real threat by becoming a partner...

Geeks are using science to make the best chocolate ever

Rob Anderson is a geek. So he makes chocolate for other geeks, or, more accurately, "people who really like chocolate and geek out about it."What does he mean by that? If you change one step of the chocolate-making process, you change the taste of the resulting chocolate entirely. And Anderson wants to show you exactly what that means. Fresco Chocolate, his company, roasts beans four different ways and conches (aka aerates and stirs) chocolate four different ways to create totally unique bars...

Chocolate War: When Geeks Make Better Chocolate

Are smartphones making teenagers depressed?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...