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Group Review - Fortunato #4

This is the first in what I hope will be a regular series (at least quarterly) of Group Reviews, a new feature for 2014 here on TheChocolat…

Started by Clay Gordon in Tasting NotesLatest Reply

Weird Flavors and Inclusions in Chocolate

What's the weirdest flavor/inclusion combination you've not only heard of in chocolate but have actually eaten? Inquiring chocolate minds…

Started by Clay Gordon in Tasting NotesLatest Reply

Marañon Chocolate - Cacao Thought to Be Extinct Found in Peru

Nacional. I don't know about you, but when I hear the term Nacional applied to cacao, two words spring immediately to mind: Ecuador Arriba…

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What Price, Cocoa?

Last Friday, the government of Ghana set the minimum price it would pay farmers for the 2011-2012 harvest at US$2000/MT. The price of the b…

Started by Clay Gordon in Opinion

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Moldy Beans?

I just bought a few kilos of beans from a local distributer and noticed that in the sack from Ecuador there were some pretty bizarre lookin…

Started by Isaac Ekblad in Micro-Batch "Homebrew" Chocolate

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What are the meterials of the chocolatier?

Hi, I am starting to learn the art of making chocolate.I have a basic question - do chocolatiers worldwide make their chocolates from cocoa…

Started by Or M in Chocolate Education

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savage bros Tempering & Molding Workstation vs the selmi top ex

Hi i am looking for anyone with experience with either or both machines and if some one could point me in the direction of which one might…

Started by Ash Maki in Opinion

1 yesterday
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Freezable chocolate packaging

Hi everyone, My Name is Francis Boechat. I am a proud manufacturer of Brigadeiros, a Brazilian sweet that takes chocolate as a main ingredi…

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Weird Flavors and Inclusions in Chocolate

What's the weirdest flavor/inclusion combination you've not only heard of in chocolate but have actually eaten? Inquiring chocolate minds…

Started by Clay Gordon in Tasting Notes

134 yesterday
Reply by Dirke

Chocolate Love: what first drew you to a life saturated with chocolate?

The Chocolate Tourist is all about the stories behind chocolate makers and what motivates an artisan's passion to work with beans. For me,…

Started by The Chocolate Tourist in Allow Me to Introduce Myself

2 yesterday
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Packaging Machine

Does anyone have a suggestion about a machine we can use for wrapping bars?  A cold seal machine? It is ok to have it manual, but I want so…

Started by Chocolate Woman in Where to Buy

1 yesterday
Reply by Dirke

Guitar cutter

I am thinking of biting the bullet and buying a guitar cutter, and looking for a supplier in Canada. Anyone know of anyone? or even a used…

Started by Dirke in Where to Buy

6 yesterday
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CocoaTown Belt Shredding

I just used my CocoaTown ECGC-65A for the first time last week and ended up with black powder all over the floor and under the bowl that ap…

Started by Nichole Warner in Tech Help

1 yesterday
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