"It's also a question we've been asking ourselves. Having been fairly disappointed in the durability of a 'proper' tempering machine, we've been tempted to go low cost. A business trip to China could be the occasion to get a…"
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"You do sometimes see cocoa pods sold as fruits by the side of the road, but usually it's not because the farmers don't know what to do with them, but rather because they know the tourist buses that ply the road to the Mekong Delta will…"
"Hi Cyrus, I'm sorry I missed this, I was at the Salon du Chocolat last week and would have been pleased to meet you. I see that Vietnam is on your itinerary, please feel free to contact us, we are running the first bean-to-bar chocolate maker…"
"In Vietnam the farmers we buy from get paid London market price at the farm from the big bulk buyers. They get daily text messages on their mobile phones indicating the day's market price from the local Armajaro buyer and from the local Cargill…"
"Good question. Being back in my hometown in Gascony, watching the October sun set on the yellow-leafed vines that were harvested last month, and that were already planted around here by the Romans 2000 years ago, I guess the obvious notion of…"