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*Cao Artisan Chocolate, Acopagro 60%

Bar: Acopagro (Peru, 60%) Maker: Cao Artisan Chocolate (Virginia, USA) Price: $5.99/50g (For The Love of Chocolate, USA) Overall Rating: 7/10 Munch Factor: 8/10 Ingredients: Organic Cacao Beans, Organic Raw Cane Sugar, Organic Cocoa Butter Appearance: I like the map with a star marking the origin, and I’m a fan of the mauve packaging. It’s …

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*Vintage Plantations Finca Tronca 90%

Bar: Finca Tronca (90%) Maker: Vintage Plantations (New Jersey, USA) Price:  $4.99/100g (For The Love of Chocolate, USA) Overall Rating: 6.5/10 Munch Factor: 7.5/10 Ingredients: Finely Ground Organic Cocoa Beans, Organic Cocoa Butter, Organic Cocoa Butter, Organic Evaporated Cane Sugar, Non GMO Soy Lecithin Appearance: What hits you first with a chocolate bar? Well the Appearance, of …

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The Burch Fellowship 2015: Hello World!

The deadline to apply for the Fellowship I’m gunning for is quickly approaching. I’ve been working on the application for months, shaping it as my plans make themselves clearer; Guatemala, Ecuador, and Peru are the final stops. From May to December 2015, I’ll be working with cacao farmers and chocolate makers in these areas, learning …

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