Sorting things out in Texas

Sorting things out in Texas

Cam and I took off for Texas last week to visit AMVT, a company that sells optical sorter machines. People’s eyes start to glaze over when I start talking about optical sorters until I mention that it could greatly improve the quality of our chocolate and...
Our Incredible Intern

Our Incredible Intern

Our amazing, intern, Demitri, did some “homework” over the past couple weeks and we think you might like to take a peek.   A Series of Haiku about Dandelion Chocolate By Demitri Hernandez and Pearl Wong   740 of Valencia Street.  Here...
Won’t you take me to…COCOATOWN?!?

Won’t you take me to…COCOATOWN?!?

Or rather Cocoatown came to us! Our two new melangers are up and running and we have retired our first melanger–fondly known as Granny–to only be used in case one breaks. This brings us up to a total of five working melangers! Here’s our buff team...
Venezuela 3 of 4: Cumboto, A Charmed Cacao Farm

Venezuela 3 of 4: Cumboto, A Charmed Cacao Farm

This is part 3 of 4 documenting Greg and Caitlin’s trip to Venezuela. Here’s part one and here’s part two. Cumboto, Venezuela We got out of the car, dusty and car sick from the road that never did seem to straighten out and a bad encounter with some...