Craft Sense Holiday Pairing: Chocolate and Cannabis Strain
Chocolate and the holidays are always a perfect pair, but have you tried adding cannabis to your annual treat? Chocolate and cannabis can be the perfect combination
Akesson: the Man Behind Madagascar Chocolate
Bertil Akesson is the man who put Madagascan chocolate on the map. He is also the one keeping Madagascar on the map by supplying about 95% of all cacao
Drinking Chocolate: From Aztecs to Swiss Miss to Craft
When the days turn cooler, many of us turn to one of our favorite warm beverages – hot chocolate. Yet many don’t know that drinking chocolate has a
Is White Chocolate Actually Chocolate?
White chocolate - it always makes an appearance over the holidays in coffee shops and on our desserts, but is white chocolate actually chocolate? The truth is that
How to Make Healthy Yogurt at Home
Making yogurt at home is often the healthiest and cheapest option - and much easier than you might think. Many store-bought yogurts are higher in sugar and lower
Why Grass-Fed Dairy is Best
How much do you know about the cows that feed you? Most people eat beef and drink milk, but the cows have to eat first. While most of
What is Millenary Olive Oil?
Millenary olive oil is something truly special. It is made from the golden olives of Spain, and grown on trees that have survived frosts, transplantation and witnessed Spain’s
What is Cacao Juice?
Most of us already know that cacao fruit are used to create one of the world’s favorite guilty pleasures – chocolate. But have you heard of cacao juice?
The New Pink Chocolate Called Ruby Chocolate
We've all heard of dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and white chocolate. But pink chocolate? Well now that's a thing, too. Barry Callebaut, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of
Cacao vs Cocoa
Everybody has heard of cocoa, but is it the same as cacao? Isn't it the same thing? Well, kind of. In the industry when referring to the raw
How To Decipher Cacao Percentages
Today's chocolate has certainly evolved. Clever packaging aside, many consumers choose their chocolate of choice mainly based on cacao percentages. The percentage is often easily discerned through the
Child Labor in Cacao Production
While cacao is grown worldwide (within twenty degrees of the equator) the majority of the world’s cacao comes from just two west African nations: Ghana and Ivory Coast