Tired of seeing mass-market chocolate falsely marketed as fine and sustainable, we decided to write this post to explain exactly WHY to support bean to bar, craft chocolate instead. We break it down into three simple points: it’s better for the farmer, better for the environment, and better for you.
Could Cacao Provide Electricity for Off-Grid Communities?
Access to reliable and affordable electricity is still a pressing issue in many rural cacao growing farms and villages around the world. Researchers at the University of Nottingham may have found a way to address this challenge by converting used cacao pods into biofuel.
Different Types of Chocolate: Dark, Milk and White
There are lots of different types of chocolate bars available and it can be confusing working out which is which. There’s often a misconception that all dark chocolate bars are ‘fine,’ whilst all milk chocolate bars are packed full of sugar. You might be surprised to hear that it’s actually not always so straightforward.
European Premium Chocolate Market 2019-2024 Forecast
A report by ResearchAndMarkets.com has forecasted the premium chocolate market in Europe to reach USD 13 billion by 2024, with an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.66% over the next five years.