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Chocolate & Cocoa

  • A Simple and Delicious Hot Chocolate Treat for Earth Day


    Save the Earth Hot Chocolate

    Here is a recipe for a delicious, vegan drink made with earth-friendly ingredients. This chocolate treat will give you energy for whatever planet-saving project you are doing this Earth Day! Read more
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  • Finding the Right Type of Cocoa Powder

    Organic Cocoa Powder Natural, Dutch, Dark Dutch Cocoa powder is used in dairy, baked goods and beverages but also adds flavor and/or color to sauces, marinades and even supplements. Due to variations in color, flavor, fat content, and pH, it's important to find the right type of cocoa powder for your application. This post is designed to give you the information you need to find the right cocoa powder for your product...

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  • Winter White Chocolate Delight

    White Hot ChocolateWinter conjures up visions of steaming hot chocolate with a dollop of whipped cream, but like a snow globe how about shaking it up this year and making it with white chocolate? Are memories of past experiences with white chocolate making you hesitate? It’s likely that what you recall as “white chocolate” was actually a compound coating...

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  • Fair Sourcing & Impact on Cocoa Growers

    Fair Trade Chocolate This Fair Trade Month (October) we’re celebrating social and economic sustainability, especially in companies that embrace ethical practices beyond certification. One of these companies is Agostoni, our sourcing partner for premium organic and non-GMO chocolate and cocoa ingredients...

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  • Ethical Chocolate & Direct Trade Sourcing

    Organic Chocolate With media attention and lawsuits over child and slave labor in West Africa, consumers are looking for ethical chocolate options. Don’t lose your most conscious consumers by using chocolate ingredients with uncertain sourcing! When transparency and authenticity are key in reaching and keeping new customers, a strong sourcing story could mean the difference between your brand and a competitor’s...

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  • 3 Common Chocolate Questions - Answered!

    Valentine's Day Chocolate!

    Valentine’s Day is a time when thoughts turn to love… and chocolate. So we’re going to sweeten your day by answering some of your most frequently asked chocolate questions. Read on to find out about soy lecithin, chocolate storage and chocolate bloom...

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  • Video: Valued Partners in Cocoa Sourcing

    In 2014 our chocolate supply partner, Agostoni, invited us to the Dominican Republic. Footage and photos from that trip were used to create this video showing what "equal partners" means for us...

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