My company is the marketing arm for some cocoa farming cooperatives in Nigeria which want to bring their semi-processed cocoa (cake and butter) to the US. The cooperatives are getting certified. In…Continue
"Brad: the roaster's appreciation for fine chocolate is not absolute. The farmers and the roaster are eager to learn what the market wants and how they can respond to that demand.
Your points are important but laced with disdain…"
Two of the three most important components of making chocolate are 1) fermentation and post harvest care, and 2) roasting and removal of shell.
A properly trained monkey can make a chocolate bar. Case in point: machines do it all…"
"I like your apple analogy, and as someone who is just getting into making chocolate, it is a clear picture of how good a bar of chocolate can be.
I went to your website, and checked it out. I was actually buying molds yesterday and saw the…"
You do understand that making good or even passable chocolate bars from cocoa powder cake and cocoa butter is very difficult in that by pressing out the cocoa butter you've deconstructed the bean and the chocolate…"
My company is the marketing arm for some cocoa farming cooperatives in Nigeria which want to bring their semi-processed cocoa (cake and butter) to the US. The cooperatives are getting certified. In the meanwhile, they are traceable. Our focus is on bringing out the best flavor of the forastero bean.Our end game is to build a BRAND and get oodles of customers in the US. Our immediate goal is to establish a liaison with a chocolate maker in the Washington, DC area (or wider) to produce…See More
Congratulations on your "Certificate of Excellence" and very nice job on your website. I like the use of donkeys. I never see donkeys in Nigeria, just motorcycles.
May I suggest you annotate your slide show? …"
This is the group where ChocolateLife members can A) Advertise USED equipment for sale to other ChocolateLife members.B) Let other ChocolateLife members know that they are looking for equipment (new or used).See More