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American Craft Chocolate

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Even though Hershey absorbed Scharffen Berger in 2005, the seed of a new movement had been planted.
Among the very first US craft chocolate makers we could find companies like @patricchocolate@amanochocolate and @askinosie. Capturing the potential of the cacao bean became a fascinating journey for many, and by 2016 there were at least 150 craft chocolate makers in the US…

via Sharon Terenzi op Instagram: “Reading about the history of American Craft Chocolate in @dandelionchocolate’s book “Making Chocolate” 🍫🤓📘 Summarizing from the book: It…”

 

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Achieving a consistent fermentation …

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…insights into his experience in cacao fermentation to obtain a consistent and distinct flavor profile for their finished chocolate products: ⠀

via Foodensity op Instagram: “In a 2017 Annual Cacao Sourcing Transparency Report, Jesse Last, Director of Cocoa Sourcing at @tazachocolate, provides a few compelling…” • Instagram

 

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Chocolate has been cherished for thousands of years,…

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via Growing Next Generation Cocoa for chocolate lovers – Cacao-Trace

 

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“People buy with their eyes, not with their mouths,” she says.

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via How to tell the difference between fine and bulk chocolate | Eat Sip Trip

 

Reasons Raw Cocoa Beans aren’t meant for Humans

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via Chocolate Alchemy op Instagram: “I know there is a lot of information out there about the health benefits of chocolate, and I know some people like to eat cocoa in it’s raw…” • Instagram

 

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…real challenges faced in the effort to make cocoa sustainable.

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via The Slow Melt op Instagram: “Sako Warren talks about seemingly simple but very real challenges faced in the effort to make cocoa sustainable. • • “Simran, I’m talking…” • Instagram

 

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The scent of freshly cut cacao is unique.

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The scent of freshly cut cacao is unique and I am missing it! At The C Note Ltd we love field trips and can’t wait to get to Trinidad to choose our next batches for our unique single state dark chocolate… The fermentation takes place in wooden boxes and drying in the typical cocoa houses under the sunshine… the roasting also takes place in Trinidad because we want the added value to stay in the producer’s country. Cacao is hard work!

via The C Note Ltd op Instagram: “The scent of freshly cut cacao is unique and I am missing it! At The C Note Ltd we love field trips and can’t wait to get to Trinidad to…” • Instagram

 

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