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4TH OF JULY FUN — EVEN DURING COVID-19

4TH OF JULY FUN — EVEN DURING COVID-19

In this year when lots of traditional activities have been canceled, we looked around the US for alternative ideas, and found inspiration in communities that have always done things differently.  These takeoffs on lobsters, anvils and golf-carts will set you up with unique and unconventional ways to celebrate.

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DEFINING CHOCOLATE: A GLOSSARY OF CHOCOLATE TERMS

DEFINING CHOCOLATE: A GLOSSARY OF CHOCOLATE TERMS

This list of commonly-used words in the bean-to-bar or craft chocolate industry will help you express what you want, whether you are buying chocolate for yourself or presenting it as a gift to another premium chocolate lover!

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MOVING TOWARDS JUSTICE IN THE CHOCOLATE INDUSTRY

MOVING TOWARDS JUSTICE IN THE CHOCOLATE INDUSTRY

In the fall of 2019, cacao-producing countries of West Africa with long-suffering cacao growers, instituted a radical policy that addresses centuries-old injustice. This article places this development in a historical context, explains what the policy is, and touches on the impact that one of the major chocolate industry players anticipates it might have.

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FOUR WAYS THAT YOUR CHOCOLATE MAY BE COMPROMISING YOUR VALUES

You are someone who loves delighting everyone from your child’s violin teacher to your sweetheart with some special chocolate when they least expect it. And you want to choose chocolate that makes the world better as well as brightens the recipient’s day. How can you know that the chocolate you buy is in alignment with your values? Start with these four questions.

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WHY IS OUR CHOCOLATE SO EXPENSIVE?

I love when people ask me that question because it gives me the chance to get them excited about the value of - and values behind - Chocolate Riot. This world of craft chocolate (also known as bean-to-bar, artisan, or fine chocolate) could not be more different from the world of the $.99 cent chocolate you buy at the gas station, yet it’s all called chocolate. By the end of this article, you will have a completely new understanding of the differences in the products and the pricing.

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