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Chocolate tasting 28/03/2019

Chocolate tasting 28/03/2019
Labooko Low Carb White
Labooko Raspberry
Chocolatemakers Dominicaanse Republiek 40%
Jordi’s Chocolate Sheep’s milk 51%
Pump Street Chocolate Rye crumb, milk & sea salt
Krakakoa 75% Kalamantan Indonesia
Original Beans Congo Republic 70%
Kacau Chocolate Ecuador 74%
Marou Vietnam Ba Ria 76%
French Broad Chocolate Costa Rica 80%
 

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100% slaafvrije chocolade.

Het artikel uit een Nederlandse krant

Het is weeral “kort door de bocht” gaan, niet correct geïnformeerd, is slecht geïnformeerd!!

Het antwoord van ClearChox:

KRO-NCRV en BinnensteBuiten Mogen we even corrigeren: Er is wel degelijk chocola dat slaafvrij is. Alleen dat is iets duurder en ook veel beter van smaak. Bij ClearChox staan wij voor een transparante handelsketen en eerlijke vergoedingen. We importeren en distribueren en te koop bij een groeiend aantal (web-)winkels. Momenteel leveren wij aan zo’n 600 winkels in Benelux en Duitsland, Oostenrijk en Zwitserland.
Dit jaar zijn wij 10 jaar “jong” en alleen maar bezig met ver boven fairtrade chocolades.

Deze slaafvrije chocolades zijn ook bij ons te koop en daar zijn wij heel trots op, laten we ook op deze manier ons steentje bijdragen om de wereld beter en eerlijker te maken.

 

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Chocolate makes no exception

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“Of all the different transformations we call cooking, I think fermentation is the most miraculous, and the most mysterious. That is because it doesn’t involve any applied heat at all.

This is food and drink made strictly through the action of bacteria and fungi. They perform all the transformations that normally we need heat to make happen.

People don’t realize, as they walk through the supermarket, how many fermented foods are there”. – Michael Pollan

Chocolate makes no exception!

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Fermenting the cocoa beans anywhere from 3 to 7 days is a crucial step in the making of any chocolate product because it has a HUGE influence on how the chocolate will taste, and how its intrinsic flavors and aromas develop.

source: the chocolate journalist

 

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70% chocolate

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Both tubes are 70% chocolate. 50 nibs plus 20 butter is the same total as 70 nibs plus no butter. Adding butter speeds up the melt, reveals flavours faster, changes flavour profile of some beans -even if just a few %

Might be same total but different butter content. Nibs have about 50% butter plus or minus a few points depending on variety. So the 70% all nibs has 35% butter and the 50% nibs with additional 20% butter has a total of 45% butter. Nice imagery and visual

Yup plus or minus a few %. All these numbers and %s… we really needed a visual! People at festivals used to stare blankly now they get it instantly. Thanks to Adil @chocolatlnl for the inspiration!

via Iris and Bob Solkiki op Instagram: “Both tubes are 70% chocolate. 50 nibs plus 20 butter is the same total as 70 nibs plus no butter. Adding butter speeds up the melt…”

 

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Cheje…

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via Madeline Weeks op Instagram: ““Ceje” is the local name for the birds that attack cacao pods like this one. Some farmers reported that birds eat 30-70% of the cacao pods,…”

 

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There was never gluten in chocolate!

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…These indications don’t need to be written in capital letters at the front of the packaging, but at least be found somewhere on the back so that consumers don’t have to take guesses 🍫❓

via Sharon Terenzi op Instagram: “I have once heard an experienced fine chocolate retailer say: “If your chocolate is anything FREE-from or VEGAN, write it on the…”

 

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It takes a lot of work to make your favorite food.

 

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via How is Chocolate Made? – Bar & Cocoa

 

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