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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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 [...]
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Two programs, one sweet project Culinary arts instructor Lindsay Higel said she had her students who had taken the Chocolates and Confections class in the fall in charge of the chocolate-making project. To date, they have made about 200 chocolate bars and 300-400 of the coins. “Any [...]
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Arkansas Made-Arkansas Proud market returns to War Memorial Kyya Chocolate: Using 24 different direct sources of cacao beans, Kyya Chocolate designs its own roasting, cracking and winnowing equipment and then uses melangers (chocolate machines) in a 72-hour process to manufacture award-winning chocolate. Kyya [...]
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Chocolate shop opens Saturday The chocolate factory and shop is at 7200 Sprague Road, next to Merritt's machine shop . There, Gabaldon and Merritt import cacao beans from all over the world and process them into chocolate bars and other products that they sell individually or [...]
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The shop itself is also hot pink, so expect tons of looks just from the color palette alone. And of course, Trejo brings his own crowds wherever his name pops up. In fact, the push behind the celebrity backer has been so fierce, Trejo and his team are now envisioning a companywide valuation at somewhere in the area of $100 million ,... And then there’s the food , with classics like cake doughnuts and sprinkles, apple fritters, and yeast doughnuts like chocolate crumb — to say nothing of the more inventive flavors like nacho, which comes topped with cheddar cheese, jalapeños, and... There’s supposedly even a machete-shaped donut, for fans of Trejo’s most iconic role.
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Ammonium Phosphatide is generally used as an emulsifier in chocolate industry. It enables chocolate manufacturers to replace lecithin, thus imparting better viscosity control, ensuring consistent quality and fulfilling the requirements of stable supply. Ammonium phosphatide is also used in the manufacturing of vegetable fat-based coatings and is considered as the best alternative to lecithin in chocolate manufacturing. Ammonium Phosphatides remains neutral on taste and odor with most chocolates, when added up-to dosages of less than 1%. Furthermore it helps save cocoa butter up to 2%, thus significantly saving costs. Ammonium Phosphatide inherent chemical properties makes it the best emulsifies for chocolate manufacturing.
Run by duo Jane and Fabien, Mason & Co. is completely staffed by women artisans who produce chocolates right from the bean to the bar in Auroville.Jane Mason and Fabien Bontems, a lawyer and a sound engineer respectively, came together in the Indo-French town of Pondicherry in Southern India, to set up a organic, single-origin chocolate business, Mason & Co.Being trained as a chocolate maker and a raw food chef, Jane has always harbored love for good-quality vegan dark chocolate. The...
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...
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...
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,...