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Its all about chocolate and cocoa with a conscience.

The color of cocoa pods are very interesting.

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The color of cocoa pods are very interesting. The color can be an indication of variety, which can be an indication of flavor potential. You see in the background a red pod hanging on a tree. This is an indication of high flavor potential. You see in the foreground a pod of mixed color (red and yellow). This is an indication of a mixed flavor potential.

via Madécasse op Instagram:

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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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Chocolade is gezond, maar dan wel de pure chocolade én in combinatie met sport

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via Chocolade is gezond, maar dan wel de pure chocolade én in combinatie met sport | VRT NWS

 

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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

 

Bean-to-Bar Chocolate: What Does This Label Really Mean?

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Countless artisanal chocolate bars bear the label “bean to bar”. Chocolatiers will proudly point to it as a sign of quality. But what does it actually mean? Does it represent quality? And how does it relate to specialty, fine, and craft chocolate?

Read on to discover the answers to all these questions, as we take a tour of the cacao supply chain from farm to consumer.

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via Bean-to-Bar Chocolate: What Does This Label Really Mean? – Perfect Daily Grind

 

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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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