This series follows the technology used to make products we regularly come in contact with. In this episode we introduce chocolate. Chocolate is made from the ...
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Drink This: Videri's Cocoa Tea is the Perfect Antidote to Holiday Indulgence But Videri Chocolate Factory in Raleigh has a better alternative if you're seeking something familiar, yet somewhat new: cocoa tea. Enter the modern chocolate factory and you'll find bags of the tea on the shelves by the door. The drink, sometimes [...]
Geeks are using science to make the best chocolate ever 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 [...]
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Hot Chocolate Festival offers tasty respite amid chilling temperatures Sugarhouse, but bold guests can brave the cold and take a spot by the fire outdoors. About 80 people purchased tickets for the event as of Friday afternoon, Folck said. Crown Maple will host tours at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. during the festival [...]
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Learning is sweet (Photo by Eliza Grinnell/SEAS Communications). Audience members also received “experiment packs” containing four packets of chocolate samples to be examined and, of course, eaten throughout the presentation. The lecture opened by covering the history [...]
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...
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...
Askinosie ChocolateAskinosie Chocolate's new book provides a methodology to make work meaningful.In my new book, Bean-to-Bar Chocolate: America’s Craft Chocolate Revolution, I profile one of the most dynamic, inspiring chocolate companies in the world: Askinosie Chocolate.But I don’t do it by talking about how founder Shawn Askinosie worked as a criminal defense attorney for 20 years; by visiting their factory in Springfield, Missouri; or by delving into the flavors of their chocolate bars....
What is Ruby chocolate? There is a type of chocolate out there called Bean-to-Bar (BTB) chocolate which is named after the process of making it. This new version of the well-known snack could constitute a threat to the existing chocolate-making companies. ( Wilkies Chocolate | Wilkies 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...