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Pastry Blog & News

Barry Callebaut opens a Chocolate Academy in Tokyo

July 8, 2015 |

This is the 19th in the world and the fourth in the Asia-Pacific region. Kohei Ogata will be the head of the center and Andres Lara will be based there.More info

Milk chocolate also has health benefits according to the University of Aberdeen

June 23, 2015 |

Dark chocolate is not the only one that is “medicinal”. According to a British study, the calcium and fatty acids present in milk chocolate are also beneficial to health. More info

Une Glace à Paris, Ryon and Ménard’s new ice cream shop

June 19, 2015 |

Both chefs unite to offer, right in the center of Paris, nougatines, vacherins, Norwegian omelettes alongside ice cream and traditional French sorbet. More info

34th Relais Desserts International Meetings

May 29, 2015 |

75 members of this prestigious association gathered in April in the town of Montreux to share their experiences and ideas.More info

Viennoiserie with Greg Mindel at L’École Valrhona Brooklyn

May 26, 2015 |

In June, Mindel, Chef Consultant for the Center for Culinary Development, will share his classic viennoiserie vision with modern touches, using Valrhona chocolate. More info

ARCHICHOCO: chocolate furniture and buildings

April 14, 2015 |

A fun sensory exhibition created by Jérémie Runel and Guillermo Ladavière for the Cité du Chocolat … where chocolate takes a thousand shapes and is visually enjoyed. More info

Barry Callebaut opens the first Chocolate Academy in Germany

April 13, 2015 |

The chocolate firm chooses Germany, one of the most important markets for artisan chocolate, to install a new training center with high-level courses and internationally recognized professors, in line with other Chocolate Academies.More info

A new method to achieve a healthier and sweeter chocolate has been investigated

April 1, 2015 |

The America Chemical Society has released a study that proposes retaining as many polyphenols in cocoa’s toasting stage for a healthier and more intensely flavored chocolate.More info

Melissa Coppel and Jean-Marie Auboine’s new classroom in Las Vegas

March 23, 2015 |

Jean-Marie Auboine Chocolatier presents a new classroom, detached from the workshop and production space where classes will be taught by renowned chefs with an area dedicated to “Bean to Bar”.More info

Virgin fiber: vegetable packaging for chocolate

March 11, 2015 |

With the release of The Origin Box, the Belgian company Du Caju Printing & Packaging makes a clear commitment to virgin fiber so as to minimize the risk of chocolate acquiring a strange taste or odor derived from the material it is presented in. More info