Subscribe: http://bit.ly/H2CThat Recipe: https://goo.gl/oA2TMX How To Cook That Channel: http://youtube.com/howtocookthat Hi I am Ann, How to Cook Join me ...
This RSS feed URL is deprecated [...]
via Santa Barbara Independent]
Unwrapping the Bean-to-Bar Boom When Twenty-Four Blackbirds began, only about 10 other American producers were making chocolate bars out of fermented cocoa beans that they sourced directly from cacao farmers in the tropics. This hands-on, single-origin, “bean-to-bar” process is [...]
Small chocolate companies can 'move the needle' in cocoa sustainability, says Seattle Chocolate CEO “We certainly can move the needle by coming together,” said Thompson, and one of the ways to do it is to make more bean-to-bar chocolate. She said Seattle Chocolate has just made its first line of bean-to-bar products earlier this year under its Jcoco [...]
Chocolate, bioterrorism and the birth of Brazilian funk The Aquinos have also started to make their own chocolate from their cocoa beans, which in this case isn't bean-to-bar but rather tree-to-bar. Unlike other Latin American countries, Brazil doesn't have a tradition of making chocolate; cocoa beans are a [...]
Synergy Flavours creates Ruby Chocolate to target 18-34 year olds “We wanted to develop a flavor and bring it to market as soon as possible after the UK launch of the first ruby chocolate bar by Fortnum and Mason in April of this year,” he said. “This is the first time since white chocolate was introduced in 1930 [...]
Ethical human claims have grown consistently for the past five years on launches of chocolate products. However, while the Fairtrade claim is now mature, newer claims are starting to appear that attempt to take ethics, sustainability and quality to a new level. Recent certifications from coffee and chocolate confectionery brands include ‘Bean-To-Bar’ and ‘Direct Trade’; although still niche, such claims have escalated rapidly in new launches in the last few years.What is ‘Bean–to-Bar’ and...
Tweet ThisStorey PublishingBean-to-Bar Chocolate © by Megan Giller, used with permission from Storey PublishingAs I discuss in my book, Bean-to-Bar Chocolate: America's Craft Chocolate Revolution, chocolate is having a moment. Like craft beer and specialty coffee, the number of small-batch chocolate makers is on the rise : Fifteen years ago there were only about five in the country, and now there are more than 200. In other words, craft chocolate is poised to be the next big...
A chocolate factory hums in a Chandler backyard. It's located just past a leaf-covered trampoline, in a guest house. The property and chocolate operation belong to Denae Hostetler. Denae crafts chocolate the hard way. She sells that chocolate under the DNA Chocolate label. Her stuff makes the competition taste like candle wax. Denae’s chocolate operation takes place in a kitchen, tiny living room, and large closet.She spends 12 hours a day making chocolate. Because she has to look after her...
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...