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The Justin Timberlake Guide to Chocolate

Megan Giller | Posted 09.06.2016 | Taste
Megan Giller

This story originally appeared on my site Chocolate Noise. Subscribe to my newsletter to get choco-riffic stories delivered straight to your inbox! ...

Is Chocolate A Health Food?

Layne Lieberman | Posted 08.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Layne Lieberman

Who doesn't love chocolate? Chocolate is rich, creamy, sweet and complex in flavor! Just like a good bottle of wine depends on grapes and winemaking, ...

These Adorable Illustrations Show How Your Beloved Chocolate Is Made

Megan Giller | Posted 08.04.2016 | Taste
Megan Giller

This story originally appeared on my site Chocolate Noise. Subscribe to my newsletter to get choco-riffic stories delivered straight to your inbox! D...

To Secretary General Ban Ki Moon

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Fernando Morales-de la Cruz

Sadly, hundreds of millions of farmworkers earn daily wages that are lower than the price of a cup of coffee, tea or chocolate in New York or Geneva, while the industries they supply in developed nations accumulate tens of billions of dollars in profits every year.

Ghana Taps Carbon Markets To Avert A Chocolate Shortage

Forest Trends | Posted 06.13.2016 | Green
Forest Trends

This story first appeared on Ecosystem Marketplace. Click here to view the original. By Tabitha Muriuki In Ghana, cocoa is king: it accounts for almo...

The Healthy Dark Chocolates You Should Be Eating

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living

Thanks to the federal government’s new guidelines on added sugar, a lot of people are trying to cut back on sweets. But one dessert we’re going to...

How the Mast Brothers' Lies Hurt Other Chocolate Makers

Simran Sethi | Posted 01.05.2016 | Taste
Simran Sethi

Through their assertions, Mast Brothers make it much harder for chocolate makers who do actual good works to flourish. And it makes it harder for us to do the work we want to do in supporting quality chocolate and makers with integrity.

To Doña Letizia: Coffee at the Royal Palace and poverty

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz | Posted 12.02.2015 | Impact
Fernando Morales-de la Cruz

I am writing to Letizia, the former journalist and granddaughter of a taxi driver who became a princess and is now Queen of Spain and FAO Ambassador f...

Here Is The Expert Opinion On The Differences Between Chocolate Types

Posted 11.02.2015 | Home

Our love for chocolate is not in doubt, but how much do we actually know about the sweet stuff? We had two experts from Voila Chocolat come by to give...

Why Is The Fair-Trade Logo All Over Chocolate Bars?

Posted 11.02.2015 | Home

Our love for chocolate is not in doubt, but how much do we actually know about the sweet stuff? We had two experts from Voila Chocolat come by to give...

Does Dark Chocolate Contain Fewer Nutrients Than Milk Chocolate?

Posted 11.06.2015 | Home

Our love for chocolate is not in doubt, but how much do we actually know about the sweet stuff? We had two experts from Voila Chocolat come by to give...

Here's A Decadent Chocolate Lesson With Marlo And Master Chocolatier

Posted 11.02.2015 | Home

Our love for chocolate is not in doubt, but how much do we actually know about the sweet stuff? We had two experts from Voila Chocolat come by to give...

An Education For Any Chocolate Lover Who Wants To Make It A Hobby

Posted 11.02.2015 | Home

Our love for chocolate is not in doubt, but how much do we actually know about the sweet stuff? We had two experts from Voila Chocolat come by to give...

Mondays With Marlo - The Chocolatiers

Posted 11.03.2015 | Home

Our diets have seen many things come and go over the years (especially when it comes to sweets), but there's that one magical snack that is impossible...

An All Hallows' Meditation on Chocolate

Simran Sethi | Posted 10.29.2015 | Taste
Simran Sethi

This time of year--or is it every time of year?--I like to reflect on chocolate, a miracle substance, my trusted companion in moments of sadness, extr...

Leaderful Communities: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.22.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In Kenya, Joan Otpi trains farmers to create fortified, nutrient-rich flour; in Pennsylvania, Janet Chambers launched a mentoring program for high school girls; and in El Salvador, Michelle Leach is giving youth a way to develop a local economy.

Does Pope Francis Regret Chocolate?

Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz | Posted 07.20.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

When the Pope apologized for the ... "Grave sins committed against the native peoples of America during the so-called conquest of America," he may not...

HULA MOON Vol. XIII: Once 5 Minutes, Now an Hour. Sweet Economic Drivers, Part 1: All Aloha, Almost All the Time

Gordy Grundy | Posted 05.25.2016 | Hawaii
Gordy Grundy

A few heads bobbed in agreement. This meeting was like all of the monthly breakfast meetings of the Greater Hawai'i Economic Think Tank And Drinking Society. Brilliant business ideas were flung into the air like clay pigeons, only to be shotgunned down in small pieces.

Guilt-Free Spring Macaroons

Mira Manek | Posted 06.24.2015 | Taste
Mira Manek

With the strawberry sauce, they simply spring to life in color, taste and everything!

Seven Enticing Destinations on Latin America's Cacao Route

Jacada Travel | Posted 05.30.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Travel to the origin of chocolate to soak up the culture of cacao and discover how to make it yourself.

Koo-Koo for Cacao: Two Very Different Cacao-Infused Spirits Hit the Market

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.22.2015 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Chocolate and booze are two of life's great pleasures. And they taste so delicious together -- a few slivers of dark, cacao-rich chocolate with a gla...

Choco-lypse And The Looming Chocolate Revolution

Emily Stone | Posted 12.10.2014 | Hawaii
Emily Stone

Enjoy that chocolate this Halloween because in the next five years, we could be facing a major shortage. Cocoa farmers, who grow all of the cocoa beans for the world's chocolate, aren't paid fairly and are ditching the crop. Global cocoa production has actually declined since 2011.

Chocolate As Resistance

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.03.2014 | Taste
Daniel Klein

It is a food steeped in history and spirituality that has lost its place in Mexican agriculture and production. This is a story about bringing it back.

8 Superfoods That Are Easy To Eat

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Brianna Steinhilber With the New Year in full swing, superfoods are back with a vengeance. Nutrient-packed and offering impressive health advant...

What The Ancient Maya Can Teach Us About Living Well

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

In the modern world -- when technological advances and information overload have left many of us with a desire to get back to basics -- the need for a...