Cocoa… a close encounter of the third kind!

Beeing fascinated by chocolate, one naturally gets interested in the source of this wonderful product aswell. To us Western people, chocolate is well-known. The cocoa beans, pods and the tree itself are as illusive as pixie dust. No one really knows them. Slowly I’m starting to get a view on the wonderful world of cocoa…

Review: The Grenada Chocolate Company – 82% Cacao (*** 1/2)

The Grendada Chocolate Company. If there is any chocolate maker out there that takes fair trade and environmental sustainability serious, it is The Grenada Chocolate Company. Few producers actual own cacao farms, yet alone create cooperatives to produce the beans and the chocolate, to produce a quality product and raise the standard of life of…

Review: Pacari – 100% Raw (****)

So we finally meet, i whispered softly. It responded by utter silence, either ignoring me or was it already looking forward to what was to come? Hard to tell. I’ve dreamt about this moment, lived through it a thousand times in my mind. It could all turn for the worst in a second, or for…