Tag Archives: Chocolate

The White Chocolate Con: Part 3, Hershey should have known better

Of all the companies out there you would think that a US based chocolate company would know what has to be in a product in order for it to be called “White Chocolate”, don’t bet on it, sometimes they get sloppy.

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How I did it: 3D Stuffed Chocolate Christmas Tree

Since my off work acquaintances get all the test product I make up (there is a limit to how much I can eat) sometimes I want to make up something totally different, this past Christmas was one of those occasions. These acquaintances are used to some really different things, stuffed berries, chocolate covered gummy worms, […]

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The mess you see is only part of the problem..

Below is a picture of what one of our major competitors sent to a customer, and it’s not pretty.

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Individually boxed chocolate strawberries

A better way to do individually boxed chocolate strawberries Occasionally people want to order individually boxed chocolate covered strawberries for weddings or parties. The problem is while they look pretty all sealed up: a lot of packaging has to be used to make sure the berry arrives in perfect condition, and all that packaging does […]

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What our helpdesk does (plus reading 101)

Did you know that most of the helpdesk cases we get have absolutely nothing to do with our products?

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Be careful what you believe…

So… you are on the internet…. reading up on some product, diet, trend (fad), celeb… How much of what you read on the internet is true? Does anyone even know? What percent of an article is true? If they write an article: it must be correct and fact checked right?

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Libya and Ivory Coast: Gas and Chocolate

The Ivory Coast produces over 37% of the worlds cocoa and Libya is the 9th largest oil exporter. Just as you’ve seen a huge jump in gas prices: the same thing has happened in the cocoa market. Local conditions are preventing/restricting exports.

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Beef that’s not Beef and more

One of today’s top headlines is the lawsuit brought against Taco Bell for not meeting the minimum requirements for their “Beef” to be called “Beef”. (news story ) Most of the public does not know that parts of the government make rules for what is allowed to be called certain names.  The lawsuit was filed […]

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How to Flavor and Color Chocolate

Last year we covered how to temper chocolate and when to temper chocolate and today someone asked us how to flavor and color chocolate.

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New Products From CCBerries

We’ve been busy adding new products

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