Entries by Giraluna Schoppa-Rondón

Cacao origins

Hello choco lovers! Since we all love chocolate, let’s learn a little bit about its origin 😊. First of all, let’s clarify a common question: What is the right name: cacao and/or cocoa? Well, the answer is: both! They are both used to describe  the fermented seed or beans of the cacao tree, called Theobroma […]

Craft and Industrial chocolate

We all love chocolate, but do we know what happens behind each chocolate bar? There are many factor that separate craft vs industrial chocolate: from the process, the quality of ingredients, sustainability, the price and of course the taste. We strongly believe everyone has the right to know what they are buying and how it […]

History of hot chocolate

Hot chocolate is amazing, specially on cold days. There’s nothing better than taking a break to enjoy this tasty beverage. I mean, what’s not to like about it? The aroma, the taste, the warmth, all these things just make us happy. Actually, that´s a a scientific fact: chocolate releases endorphins that make you happy 😊 […]

How to read chocolate labels

If you want to buy a chocolate nowadays, there are so many options to choose from, that you can sometimes feel overwhelmed. You may find yourself staring at chocolate bars trying to figure out why a bar costs 1 euro and the other one 5 euros. Industrial chocolate makers do an excellent job impersonating mass […]