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 […]

10 reasons to eat dark chocolate

Chocolate tastes amazing, I think we’re all clear about that. The aroma, the texture, the flavour, everything about it is just great 😊. But, did you know that our favorite treat has also great benefits for your health? Yes, you are reading correctly, there are many reasons to eat dark chocolate, but what is most […]

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 😊 […]

Chocolate & Valentine’s day

We all relate chocolates with Valentine’s day, but how did we get to that association? How was this tradition created? Why do we give chocolates on St. Valentine’s Day?

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 […]

Enjoy white chocolate

First of all, let‘s clarify the most important thing about white chocolate: White chocolate is chocolate! There are many detractors out there, who say otherwise. However, we just have to learn a little bit about its production process in order to know the truth. So, let‘s talk about this fascinating creation 😊

Your guide to vegan chocolate

Is chocolate vegan? The simplest answer is… it depends! 😉 Chocolate comes from cocoa beans and cocoa butter, so it should be vegan friendly, but….

Ingredients in Chocolate

We all love chocolate, but do you know what ingredients are in your favorite chocolate bar? Or have you ever wondered what that other 30% is in your 70% bar? One thing is for sure: when it comes to chocolate ingredients, we can always say: less is more! 😉

Tips to store your chocolate this summer

Although we all enjoy summer and we like the warm temperatures, the heat is a nightmare for chocolate!