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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Former Hopewell Mayor Opens Chocolate Manufacturing Facility Shortly after discovering the artisan chocolate trend, the Taylors decided to enroll in online courses and became certified in bean-to-bar manufacturing, truffle making, and quality assurance. The couple then reached a point where they needed to make a [...]
Marble Mountain cleaning up after flooding, 'like making snow out of ... Marble Mountain is in cleanup mode after a wet weekend on the west coast left deep crevices and clogged culverts throughout the resort. [...]
Gourmet chocolate becomes economic lifeline in Venezuela crisis Bars made in Venezuela, in contrast, are made with 100 percent local cocoa. This gives the new Venezuelan chocolatiers a leg up as they tap into the global 'bean-to-bar' movement, in which chocolate makers oversee the entire process of turning cocoa [...]
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Former Hopewell mayor opens chocolate manufacturing facility in ... CHESTERFIELD — 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 [...]
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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...
Hana Gold cacao farmer Aldon Frost leads a press trip through his family’s jungly estate. -- The Maui News / CARLA TRACY photoSay the word, “chocolate,” and I get giddy. Combine it with the word, “Hana,” and I become so elated, I grab my camera and note pad and just about fly out the door at the chance to travel to Maui’s illustrious east end to write about the first “branch-to-bar” cacao farm on the island.Chocolate, after all, is a sensual, sweet and well-known mood enhancer. (Then again,...
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...
10-minute Rocky Road FudgeIt's a sentimental tradition. One that's centered around the holidays, and always involved stirring up a decadent batch each for my and my sister's teachers, neighbors, relatives, and of course, the jolly community mailman.Some of my fondest childhood memories include gathering in the kitchen with my mom and older sister, each sneakily stealing chocolate chips during the process and play-fighting over who would lick the bowl and spoons when all was done.Another fun...