Our visit to the Cocoa Bean Chocolate Factory went a little like this... :)
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4 things you didn't know about chocolate - Marketplace If you've ever bitten into a chocolate bar and wondered where it came from, Dandelion Chocolate has a wrapper for you. Its single-origin chocolate bars usually have the name of the farmer who grew the beans on the label, in addition to the location it [...]
Valentine's Day Chocolate Rush Comes Just as Cocoa Supplies Tighten “Prices are too low for farmers,” said Torres, who's dubbed himself Mr. Chocolate, also runs a cocoa-processing facility and buys about 150 tons of the commodity a year. “If they continue at these levels, they will keep planting high-yielding trees [...]
Bakery Nouveau's New Burien Shop is Making Beautiful Bean-to-Bakery Chocolates Indeed, the Burien shop sits above the Leamans' new chocolate factory, which you can peep at through a glass panel in the café's floor, an area that visitors gingerly step around (although it's totally safe to step on). There, William can pursue his [...]
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Chocolate cookbook arrives just in time for Valentine's Day Founders of a bean-to-bar chocolate factory are sharing decadent recipes just in time for Valentine's Day."Making Chocolate: From Bean to Bar to S'more" is more than just chocolate recipes. It's a 367-page hardcover guide to making chocolate from [...]
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...
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...
Provides world-class chocolate gift boxes with California flair to travel industry pros, wedding and event plannersPress Release–updated: Dec 18, 2017 09:00 ESTSANTA BARBARA, Calif., December 18, 2017 – Chocolate Event Services & Gift Boxes chocolatiers at Santa Barbara Chocolate, the home of premium professional chocolate, are taking reservations for 2018 parties, weddings, travel events and large or small celebrations of all kinds.A trusted source for quality bulk chocolates for...
CARACAS — In a modest apartment near a Caracas slum, nutrition professor Nancy Silva and four aids spread rich, dark Venezuelan cocoa on a stone counter to make chocolate bars to be sold in local shops that cater to the crisis-hit country's dwindling elite.Like some 20 recently launched Venezuelan businesses, Silva uses the country's aromatic cocoa to make gourmet bars of the kind that can fetch more than $10 each in upscale shops in Paris or Tokyo.The oil-rich but recession-devastated...