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The Croqueurs de Chocolat 2017 Guide. The Awards!

November 9, 2016 |

The Club des Croqueurs de Chocolat presented its recognized awards for excellence to ten French and two international chocolatiers within the framework of the Salon du Chocolat in Paris. More info

Chocolate coatings inspire science

April 18, 2016

A new theory, developed by the team of engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has been inspired by the work of artisan chocolatiers when creating uniformly smooth shells and precisely tailor their thickness.More info

Olivier Fernandez’s ‘Bean to Bar’. Trend or just a craze?

April 7, 2016 |

Olivier Fernandez takes advantage of the EPGB’s Master in Chocolate to update his forays into homemade chocolate with a collection of three selected origins. More info

The University of Maine finds that chocolate makes us smarter

March 11, 2016 |

The flavonoids in cocoa improve our memory, reasoning, and reaction capacity. More info

Chocolate Framb by Shigeo Hirai

February 3, 2016

The champion of World Chocolate Masters 2009 quit Grand Hyatt Tokyo and open his own pastry shop back in Kobe, where he was born and raised. Against all odds, his annual sales reached to one hundred million yen. More info

Melissa Coppel, the newest member of the Cacao Barry Ambassador Club

December 28, 2015 |

The chef has just joined this prestigious club, formed by more than 100 pastry chefs and chocolatiers from more than 20 countries.

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Salon du Chocolat 2015, a success on and off line

November 10, 2015 |

Days after its closure, the first assessments of a Salon in its 21st edition arrive, demonstrating that it is very much alive.More info

The most emblematic French chocolatiers in 2015 according to Le Club des Croqueurs

November 9, 2015 |

At the Salon du Chocolat the names of the Awards du Chocolat 2015 winners were unveiled, a competition where the search for creativity, excellence, flavor, or a master chocolatiers’ know-how are awarded. More info

Amanda Rockman, new ambassador for Cacao Barry USA

October 29, 2015 |

The Executive Pastry Chef at South Congress Hotel, renowned for her culinary excellence and contributions to the world of pastry, joins the club of ambassadors for this French brand.More info

New look for the Mast brothers’ chocolate shop in Brooklyn

September 29, 2015 |

The shop, located in the neighborhood of Williamsburg, now has a cleaner, minimalist aesthetic, consistent with Rick and Michael’s chocolate philosophy.More info