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Pastry Blog & News

Chocolate and design come together in the Xoco 3d printer

August 31, 2016 |

A glass dome, multicolor LED lights, and a mobile application to control the designs and order of each print. Thus is the delightful chocolate 3D printer.More info

Desserts inspire the master chefs’ new ice creams

July 1, 2014 |

With the arrival of spring and summer, some of the most oustanding pastry chefs in the French tradition are focusing on ice cream. Pierre Hermé, Christophe Michalak, Ladurée and Oberweis are among those who have launched new products in this sector. With the exception of Ladurée, this year the new ice cream products are more or less inspired by their own cake creations or by the classics of the pastry maestros.More info

Intestinal flora are responsible for the benefits of dark chocolate

March 28, 2014 |

Bacterias such as Bifodobacterium or lactic acid are responsible for the assimilation and fermentation of dark chocolate in our intenstines for subsequent conversion into anti-inflammatory elements. Their properties and health benefits for the heart have long been attributed to dark chocolate without knowing exactly why…until now.More info

How to choose the right packaging for chocolate?

January 10, 2012 |

The added value that packaging has in the chocolate industry is nowadays an evident fact to be taken into account, since packaging has turned out to be an excellent communication tool through which the image and value of a brand can be transmitted. For that reason, the research done by the managers of the Salon du Chocolat in Paris is highly interesting. In it, six successful trends are proposed which can assist a chocolatier to choose the perfect packaging for their products.More info