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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Providing chocolate cookies earns a better result! End-of-course evaluation of teaching (SETs) surveys are widely used and taken seriously by faculties, forming part of the decision making process for the recruitment of academics, distribution of funds, and changes to educational curricula. There is [...]
Giving students chocolate cookies makes them evaluate teachers more favourably They form part of the decision-making process for the recruitment of academics, distribution of funds, and changes to educational curricula. The authors found that those groups who had received chocolate cookies evaluated their teachers as being [...]
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Made in Berks: How RM Palmer makes Little Friends chocolate bunnies R.M. Palmer Co. has been making candy in the Reading area for 75 years. Richard M. Palmer Sr. founded the company in 1948 in Sinking Spring. It was moved to Reading in 1950, then in 1959 to West Reading, where it still has its offices and some [...]
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Teachers who give cookie rewards score better in evaluations New research presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia congress in Copenhagen, Denmark and due for publication in the journal Medical Education shows that teachers who reward their students with chocolate cookies can score significantly better in [...]
Virginia-based Starr Hill has been around just short of forever, and has managed to reinvigorate their lineup in the last couple of years, remaking recipes for their flagships and introducing new limited-edition beers at a serious clip. And we like the cut of their jib. Their new double IPA impressed the hell out of us not that long ago, and their coffee stout, Little Red RooStarr, earned the number six spot in our most recent blind tasting of non-imperial stouts, beating 60 other stouts in...
Are smartphones making teenagers depressed?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 inside one facility with one person or a small group of people. The efficiency of the system even includes the farms where the BTB companies get their beans from. It can be assumed that such a tight system makes it easy to produce chocolate that is said to rival with any...
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...
CARACAS (Reuters) - 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...