Category Archive: Chocolatiers

Jul 10

How Chocolate Is Made – The Guittard Way

Below are excerpts from Guittard on how they go about their chocolate making process: Growing High Quality Cacao High quality chocolate starts in shaded, jungle-like forests of cacao trees, so Guittard works closely with cacao growers to develop desired chocolate flavors in the beans. Growers carefully manage the health and development of the delicate trees, …

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May 13

Lindt Chocolatiers Share Their Advice

Lindt chocolatiers are some of the most dedicated in the world.  Below are some of the sage words some of their most experienced Master Chocolatiers to anyone interested in pursuing the art: Treat the chocolate with respect, because it can be extremely temperamental.  - Ann For anyone aspiring to enter the profession they should pursue good …

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Apr 12

Plantations Chocolate – History and Details

Q: Is Vintage Plantations Chocolates a “Bean to Bar” chocolate? A: Vintage Plantations Chocolates’ philosophy is to work with farmers who have decided to be certified from the Rainforest Alliance and take them by the hand and add value to their crops so they can make a better living. Hence, they can manage to live …

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Jan 29

“Lindt Unsung Heroes of Autism”

This was an excerpt from an announcement recently from Lindt Chocolate: January 19, 2010 Today, Lindt Chocolate, the world’s leading producer of premium chocolate, announces it is accepting nominations for the Lindt Unsung Heroes of Autism program. For the second year, Lindt will honor ordinary individuals who are extraordinary champions for those affected by autism …

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