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Good chocolate: this distinction may not be pertinent to anyone with serious cocoa cravings on their way to the supermarket for a quick fix, albeit of the mass-produced kind. For the casual consumer, chocolate is chocolate.
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…