The Art of Chocolate Making - Anarchy Chocolate

The Art of Chocolate Making

The art of chocolate making is a fun process that makes millions of people happy each and every day. But how exactly is it done? Follow along for a trip through the process that produces…
Women in Chocolate

Women in Chocolate

The Female Cocoa Pioneers in a World Dominated by Men Although women have been at the heart of chocolate for centuries, it is often forgotten that they were instrumental in shaping…
Cacao Trees | Anarchy Chocolate

12 Fun Facts About Cocoa Trees That Will Make You Love Chocolate Even More 

Do you love chocolate? If the answer is yes, then this article is for you. Cocoa trees are high maintenance and sensitive to climate change, but their fruit yields a delicious treat…

What are Cacao Nibs?

Nutrition, Benefits and Culinary Uses of Cacao Nibs The dark and bitter cacao nibs are perfect for adding an intense flavour to baked goods, ice cream, breakfast cereals, hot drinks…
Anarchy Chocolate - Thai Cocoa

The Taste of Freedom

We are pleased to announce Anarchy Chocolate is now available to purchase. After a soft launch throughout January 2021, our bean to bar chocolate is now widely available exclusively…
Chocolate Box Design

Designing a Chocolate Wrapper

Designing a chocolate wrapper for Anarchy Chocolate is yet another step in getting closer to the final creation of our bean to bar chocolate brand.
Behmor 1600 Plus Coffee Roaster

Roasting Cocoa Beans with the Behmor 1600 Plus [Review]

The Behmor 1600 Plus is a drum roaster for coffee beans, and it is one of the few coffee roasters that can be easily adapted for cocoa beans. This is mainly due to its relatively large…

10 Essential Reasons Why We Roast Cocoa Beans

An essential part of the artisanal bean-to-bar chocolate-making endeavour is roasting the cocoa beans. For the cocoa farmer, the journey begins with the cultivation of cocoa plants,…

What is Winnowing Chocolate?

Most everyone loves chocolate but know little about winnowing chocolate. Whether you prefer dark, light, bittersweet or unsweetened, this confectionary is a favourite fare for many. In…
Grinding Cocoa Beans

What is Grinding and Conching Cocoa Beans

Grinding and conching cocoa beans are two portions of the bean-to-bar artisanal chocolate-making process, a popular trend that has captured the imaginations of entrepreneurs and the…
Cocoa Beans and Fresh Harvested Pod

What Does Bean to Bar Mean?

A growing number of consumers today buy artisanal chocolate, known as "bean to bar chocolate" whenever possible. Experienced chocolatiers consider this label to be an indication…

How Do You Know When Cocoa is Ripe to Harvest?

Let's talk a little bit about harvesting cocoa. A lot of people are interested in the idea of sustainable home food production. Not only is it a lot healthier, but it also tends to…

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