dark chocolate benefits Chloe Doutre Roussel

How to receive another Dark Chocolate Benefit - Making it! (Part 2)

September 15, 2019

     The second day started with a chocolate tasting lead by Chole Dutre Rousel (read Part 1 here). She initially spoke about the bean-to-bar chocolate principles, including a "return to the basics," the use of mainly two ingredients, and sustainability practices. But she also mentioned...

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dark chocolate benefits

How to receive another Dark Chocolate Benefit - Making it! (Part 1)

August 25, 2019

When we think about dark chocolate benefits we have a tendency to think about our health; however, making dark chocolate benefits the person who makes it, we explore those benefits here.

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dark chocolate benefits Angela

How Dark Chocolate Benefits the Life of Others - Angela's Story

June 08, 2019

When we founded Club ChoKolate in 2017, we began on a mission to be customer-focused, and share anything related to well-made chocolate sustainably. This post is about the latter, how dark chocolate benefits the lives of others by giving back to people that will keep this "cacao-chocolate" field moving forward.

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hacienda azul cacao bittersweet chocolate

How I got to visit "Hacienda Azul," one cacao origin for bittersweet chocolate

July 28, 2018

Club ChoKolate is always interested in knowing, as deep as possible, the details of bittersweet chocolate making...

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gourmet chocolate experience

Gourmet Chocolate "mafia," I’m inside, and I have no intentions of leaving

April 02, 2018

In 2015, I started to take more serious the gourmet chocolate experience. I decided to attend all the possible events where I could learn a little more about this fascinating world.

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Castronovo gourmet chocolate

Castronovo: Gourmet Chocolate Made in Florida

March 19, 2018

It is almost impossible to give an opinion about the quality of a gourmet chocolate bar, as well as it is a good wine, without having tasted it. That is why we, the Club ChoKolate’s team, decided to go to the Castronovo Chocolate’s factory, located in the State of Florida, United States. We knew that the only way of proving the quality and excellence of its bean-to-bar product was in a tasting.

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Franceschi Gourmet Chocolate

The stories behind the producers of gourmet chocolate

March 16, 2018

What do the Venezuelans Claudia and Mariela Franceschi, and the North Americans Denise Castronovo and her husband Jim have in common? They produce gourmet chocolate of excellent quality with cacao from recognized origins among the world’s best chocolate. To tell their stories and show you what they share, I will start with the Franceschi sisters.

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