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Its all about chocolate and cocoa with a conscience.

Welke chocolade gaan we morgen eten?

Welke chocolade gaan we morgen eten?

Creating awareness for a more direct trade and enhanced cocoa quality for the Democratic Republic of Congo. You want to know more? You want to be the first @patisserievercruysse to try a sample? Find out this weekend #sharewathisgreatandgoodinthisworld #geertvercruysse #kortrijk #doorniksewijk @zotocacao #rikolto #rdc #zoipapalexandratou #smallholders #kilimamwenza #manya — bij Share what is great and good in the world!

 

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Vegan, gluten free and soy free…

BUT WHY UNROASTED?
We simply love the bold, bright, and fruitier flavor of unroasted cacao beans. We couldn’t find these flavors in other chocolate since most of what is available is made with roasted cacao beans, so we decided to make our own.

We go for the yin and the yang, brighten up and cocoa for coconut @raakachocolate.com #nongmo #usda #transparantie #limitedstock #canesugarfree http://www.patisserievercruysse.com #sharewathisgreatandgoodinthisworld #geertvercruysse #kortrijk #doorniksewijk115 #quality #sale #doorniksewijk

 

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Perfect Daily Grind

The Cacao and Coffee series: In coffee we refer to many of the varieties coming from Ethiopia and East Africa, the birthplace of coffee, as “heirloom” and not as each specific variety. There are so many varieties, and local names differ to internationally accepted names in any case.⁣

⁣We can say the same about wild cacao from the Amazon region. There are so many cacao varieties that people decide to call them wild cacao instead of Amelonado, Catongo, Trinitario, etc. These wild cacao varieties usually come with an exotic taste due to its nature, similar to heirloom coffee varieties. You could call it birthplace diversity explosion!⁣

source: PDG Cacao Instagram

 

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“We are proud of our range and we hope you love it too.”

“Chocolate is not something we need as part of our diet.
But it is something our soul needs.”

Not so long ago, I had a nice contact with Chi from Atypic Artiste Chocolatier in Melbourne Australia and so it be started. After looking at there website and seeing there amazing Origin Chocolate bars I was convinced of there quality and vision on making the best chocolate for Melbourne and Australia. Reading the story of Charles Lemai and the next line: “…you become part of a community and our love of chocolate connects us all.” I was solded, I needed to have these bars and I was hungry to taste there unconventional and differently made bars of the Pacific Islands such as Vanuatu, Solomon Islands,…

Atypic_1080p from charles.lemai on Vimeo.

Unrefined 45% milk chocolate is made with beans from the heart of the solomon islands. This textural sensation will take you on a ride to remember.
The packaging is just amazingly stunning.
KALAMANSI CARAMEL
HAZELNUT CHOCOLATE
SALTED CARAMEL

At Atypic, they are truly passionate about there chocolate and only work with cacao growers who provide respect, care and love to their produce and the land it comes from. The beans are sourced from farmers practicing organic growing processes and support independent businesses who follow ethical, sustainable and fair-trading practices. Nature has done its part to create distinct flavour profiles for each cacao bean source and Atypic Artiste Chocolatier invest a lot of time bringing out these authentic cacao flavours.

Charles Lemai

They pay a premium fee for our beans which are sourced from there neighbours in the Pacific Islands, working directly with the farmers who grow, ferment, and dry the cacao we buy. They frequently visit there suppliers to learn about their process, visit the plantations and ensure the highest standards of quality and sustainability are met.

Find more about Atypic Artisan Chocolatier

Available now at Chocolatier Share what is great and good in the World

 

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True Stories Magazine Vol. 2 by Jamaica Cold Bush Organics…page 60,61,62,63.

 

Among the pioneers of the US craft chocolate…

Amano is veruit de meest gelauwerde chocolademaker van Amerika. Punt. Waarom is geen geheim, met Amano’s uitgesproken benadering gebruik makend van zowel de Amerikaanse als Europese stijl van chocolade maken. Je vind de kenmerken van de licht geroosterde cacao die je zou verwachten van een ‘avant-gardistische’ Amerikaanse maker, maar in balans gebracht met zachte cacao boter en aromatische vanille van de meer vooruitstrevende Europese chocolade makers. Geen serieuze chocolade selectie is compleet zonder Amano Chocolate.

En daarom hebben wij in ons assortiment deze uitzonderlijke chocolademaker opgenomen en met mondjesmaat gaan verkopen aan de aandachtige chocoladekenners die Art Pollart naar waarde weten schatten.

You can’t possibly go wrong with Amano chocolate. Among the pioneers of the US craft chocolate movement, chocolate maker Art Pollard started making chocolate from the beans in 2006 in Orem, Utah. Since then, the company has grown to be recognized as an excellence in the industry, winning countless prizes and awards for its single-origin and inclusion bars.
If you want to buy Amano’s bars for yourself or your loved ones, check out in our store and feel free to ask more about them.

Amano Guayas, Ecuador 70%
Rich chocolate flavor, green banana, blackberry, smoke, cedar, molasses
Amano Ocumare, Venezuela 70%
Gentle chocolate flavor, plum, smoke, espresso
(Note, these are natural flavors of the cocoa beans Amano uses in the chocolate — not added flavors.)
Amano Cuyagua, Venezuela 70%
Rich chocolate flavor, apricot, melon, and exotic spices

Amano Morobe, Papua New Guinea 70%
Rich chocolate flavor, lime, red grapefruit, leather, earthiness, and spice.
Amano Macoris, Dominican Republic 70%
Molasses, brown sugar, cream, caramel, nuts and dried apricots.

Amano Cardamom Black Pepper
Rich dark Dos Rios chocolate with bergamot orange, blueberry and lavender notes made out of Dominican Republic cacao beans. The magical flavor of cardamom with the slight warmth of black pepper. Crunch bits make it extra electrifying.
Amano Mango Chili
Rich dark Guayas chocolate with green banana and blackberry notes made out of cacao beans of Ecuador. Rich creamy mango with the warmth of chili peppers.

available http://www.patisserievercruysse.be

 

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Duurzame chocolade

Nieuw partnerschap duurzame chocolade. 100% duurzame chocolade tegen 2030.

Een leefbaar inkomen voor lokale cacaoproducenten en 100% duurzaam geproduceerde chocolade tegen 2025. Die belofte maakten tientallen bedrijven, ngo’s, middenveldorganisaties, overheidsvertegenwoordigers en onderzoeksinstellingen. Onder het toeziend oog van minister van Ontwikkelingssamenwerking Alexander De Croo, ondertekenden zij op 5 december allen een charter ‘Beyond Chocolate’. Het partnerschap omvat onder meer engagementen om kinderarbeid aan te pakken, ontbossing tegen te gaan en een volwaardig inkomen te voorzien voor cacaoproducenten.

Ook investeert de sector tot 2025 jaarlijks 35 miljoen euro om alle in België geproduceerde chocolade te laten voldoen aan standaarden rond duurzaamheid, of ze te laten maken met cacaoproducten uit de bedrijfseigen duurzaamheidsprogramma’s.

 

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