The "ruta" of the cocoa in Peru ...

by Umberto - Sunday, July 20, 2014

The "ruta" of the cocoa in Peru ...

Immediately after the Salone del Cacao y Chocolate, which was held in Lima (see previous posts) a group of lovers and chocolate makers has been invited to follow the Ruta del Cacao in Peru directly by the Ministry of Economy of Agriculture.

Among them, Jean Marie Auboine from the School of chocolate of Las Vegas that, since next September activate courses for "from bean" makers with our machines and Clay Gordon of  Chocolate Life, the largest comunity in the world of the Web, which often comes to visit us for courses devoted to new chocolate makers.

Here are some pictures of this special adventure!

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Made with Kleego and Compatta!

by Umberto - Saturday, July 19, 2014

Made with Kleego and Compatta!

Directly from the US: here is a  "from beans" chocolate maker which uses Kleego to balance the chocolate and Compatta to temper it.

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And again ... Guatemala City!

by Umberto - Wednesday, July 16, 2014

And again ... Guatemala City!

One, if not the most famous chocolate maker of Guatemala: Danta chocolate!

Not only the standard "from beans to bars" but also the chocolate pralines high level producer And so, also Compatta arrives in Guatemala.

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Antigua, in Guatemala, the chocolate "from bean".

by Umberto - Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Antigua, in Guatemala, the chocolate "from bean".

Antigua one of the ancient capitals of Guatemala, a beautiful and relaxing town, you will find the shop of Fernando where it is appreciated, in addition to coffee, chocolate created from "bean" in the traditional way.

Prima and Kleego are the help for the production.

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Guatemala: another special cocoa in Central America.

by Umberto - Monday, July 14, 2014

Guatemala: another special cocoa in Central America.

In the past we have spoken many times about the cocoa from Central America: Belize, Costa Rica and Mexico ... but also in the cradle of Mayan civilization, Guatemala, you can find the "nibs" that, once processed into chocolate, become something special.

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Kleego on a peruvian magazine!

by Umberto - Friday, July 11, 2014

Kleego on a peruvian magazine!

It is a good satisfaction for us, found a peruvian magazine that talks about the production of chocolate, where, behind the 3 chocolate makers, in the heart of the lab, you will notice our little counch, Kleego ...

This chocolate comes from cocoa beans harvested just in Peru to be processed and transformed into a chocolate that has been acclaimed as one of the best of South America.

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Even the International Chocolate Awards go across Lima

by Umberto - Thursday, July 10, 2014

Even the International Chocolate Awards go across Lima

Maricel Presilla, during the Salone del Cacao y Chocolate has tested some local chocolates to evaluate for the International Chocolate Awards which will be held also this autumn in London.

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Our School of Las Vegas at the Salon del Cacao.

by Umberto - Sunday, July 6, 2014

Our School of Las Vegas at the Salon del Cacao.

Even Jean-Marie Auboine is in Peru to see some specific references of cocoa!

In fact, by the end of August in the School of chocolate of Las vegas start new courses with some Fbm machineries designed and developed exclusively for the "from bean to bar" chocolate makers.

What best occasion of the Salon del Cacao in Lima to choose and get the best prices?

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Everybodies in Peru!

by Umberto - Saturday, July 5, 2014

Everybodies in Peru!

It started yesterday, and goes on for all this weekend, one of the most important show dedicated to the South American chocolate crafters.

All lovers of cocoa and chocolate should meet in Lima, Peru, to appreciate and taste the best products presented at the fair, almost a festival, fully dedicated to cocoa and chocolate.

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From beans to bars! Papua New Guinea ...

by Umberto - Friday, July 4, 2014

From beans to bars! Papua New Guinea ...

In the Kulili volcanic island, in Papua New Guinea, there is a small company that cultivates a cocoa plantation that, once maked chocolate, it  is tempered and molded thanks to Fbm.

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