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The French pastry chefs’ talent has no limits. Pierre Hermé, Christophe Michalak, Arnaud Larher, Jean-Paul Hevin, Pierre Marcolini, Pascal Caffet, la Maison du Chocolat, Stéphane Glacier, Patrice Chapon, Patrick Roger, Emmanuel Ryon… They all have worked hard to design a new line of chocolate eggs and figures for Easter.
Enric Rovira has long created new products in collaboration with experts and artists from other areas outside the chocolate and patisserie industry. And the results couldn’t have been better, with the launch of assortments that have started trends.
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.
The Chocolate Academy of Chicago and Cacao Barry® are searching for the Chocolatier of the Year in 2012 in its annual L’Art du Chocolatier Challenge, a competition that encourages creativity and expertise in designing and executing original creations.
A new edition of the World Chocolate Masters, one of the most prestigious and spectacular competitions, will be held during the Professional Salon du Chocolate in Paris, from 19th to 21st October this year. On this occasion, a total number of 19 professionals will show their best by making an artistic piece, a cake, a dessert and assorted bonbons based on the theme ‘Cacao, a gift from Quetzalcoatl’.
An amazing trip to the cocoa plantations in Brazil. About 100 master pastry chefs and chocolatiers from all over the world as protagonists. The Spanish pastry chef Jordi Farrés share with us this funny video with Spanish ambassadors. Barry
Chocolatier Enric Rovira’s proposals keep reminding us that chocolate has no boundaries. His new Easter eggs collection is most appealing due to the minimalist –as well as effective– concept it conveys. This is a collection of assorted eggs whose cross-sections tend to hexagons and which show six vertical edges.
Half a dozen of eggs is a collection of six surprisingly original Easter eggs. Based on pure geometric lines, biggest respect for ingredients and an aesthetic position linked to minimalism, Rubén Álvarez’s creativity shows how many possibilities the figure of an oval has. The name of this collection clearly anticipates the type of game this chocolatier wants to begin with his interlocutors.
Patrick Roger surprises Paris once again with the creation of a giant chocolate Christmas tree ten meters
in height and weighing nearly four tons. Roger and his team took about a month to finish this grand
A tremendous success is the best definition for Ramon Morató’s ‘Chocolate’, a book published by Grupo Vilbo. Not only due to the thousands of copies sold so far, but also thanks to the countless praises and honors which both the author and the publishing house have received from professionals all over the world.