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The Uniqueness of Handmade Chocolates

 The Uniqueness of Hand-made ChocolatesWhy Our Chocolates Are So UniqueAfter the chocolate is processed it can be used to make chocolate candies and this is where the magic happens. Like most chocolatiers, Drakes' doesn't make chocolate right from the bean. However,...

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Do You Know How Hard It Is To Make Chocolate?

Do You Know How Hard It Is To Make Chocolate? Processing Cacao Most cacao is grown on small family farms. Harvesting cocoa pods is very labor-intensive because the pods must be pick by hand to avoid disturbing pods that are not ready to pick. Usually, the family along...

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Do You Know How Chocolate Begins?

  Do You Know How Chocolate Begins?Chocolate Flowers...Chocolate begins life as a small flower on a tropical tree called Theobroma cacao. Researchers think the first cocoa trees originating in the Amazon basin of Brazil or in the Orinoco Valley of Venezuela. The...

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Where Do Chocolate Beans Come From?

Where Do Chocolate Beans Come From?   Chocolate...it all starts with Cacao Trees Cacao trees are grow all over the world, but only in the equatorial regions. The Cacao used in our multi-origin bars can come from the following areas depending on the year and the...

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