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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Echoing The Past, Heralding The Future: Mirzam Chocolate Makers Calling Mirzam's chocolate production process “intensive” may be putting it lightly though. Johnston explains that after she and her team source single origin cocoa beans from countries like India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Madagascar [...]
AfDB urges Africa to process cocoa, produce chocolate Though it accounts for a majority of the world's cocoa production, Africa gets just 5 per cent of the $100 billion annual chocolate market value. “Africa has been unable to extract a larger share of the global chocolate market value because it exports [...]
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North American Industrial Chocolate Market Research Report - Forecast to 2022 U.S. has unique position in the North-American industrial chocolate market followed by Canada. U.S. and Canada together forms the largest market not only in North-America but also compete with European countries leading in industrial chocolate market [...]
Chocolate: Big Cravings and an Even Bigger Carbon Footprint But have you ever considered the environmental impact of that chocolate stash you have hidden in your desk drawer? Some researchers at The University of Manchester wondered about it and calculated the carbon footprint of chocolate production in the U.K [...]
Chocolate Santa Clauses. Photo via Constantia Flexibles.VIENNA - December 22, 2017 - Every year, Constantia Flexibles manufactures packaging for more than 50% of the 150 million chocolate Santa Clauses produced in Germany. With the company’s patented Tepro2 method, they can be unwrapped in one piece without breaking the chocolate. The aluminum foil prevents the migration of printing ink components and other substances from the outside and offers complete protection from the light.Around 1820,...
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...
CHESTERFIELD, Va. — The former mayor of Hopewell, Steve Taylor, and his wife Kim recently opened a chocolate wholesale manufacturing and retail facility, Taylor Made Chocolate, in Chesterfield County.The bean-to-bar artisan chocolate making process that unfolds in the back of the Taylor Made Chocolate store begins with cocoa beans that are imported from Haiti. Taylor and his employees sort through the beans, taking out the ones that will take away from the flavor of the chocolate, and then...
We’re filled to brimming with articles about the ways in which 3D printing has impacted medical, automotive, and military sectors, and there have been a number of discussions around the impact that the technology will have in fashion, foods, and furnishings. In fact, you would be hard pressed to find an area in which 3D printing hasn’t made some impact. One of my favorite applications is 3D printed chocolate. Not so much the product as the idea, so far, but I have high hopes, as I always do...