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Peter Cruz – Cocoa Farmers Making a Difference

Rounding out this week’s look at the farmers behind the chocolate we eat, I’ve gone with Askinosie’s Peter Cruz who is working tirelessly in the Philippines to help farmers export their beans for chocolate again. Peter works with MARS as ...

Fermin Arriaga & Finca Patricia in Honduras: Cocoa Farmers Making a Difference

Askinosie work DIRECTLY with farmers, flying to Mexico, Ecuador, Tanzania and Honduras among other places to try out the beans they are growing there and to make chocolate from it if it meets their high standards. It may surprise you ...

Ecuador’s Vitaliano Sarabia – Cocoa Farmers Making a Difference

One of the chocolate companies I'm absolutely in love with is Askinosie. They do so much more than make chocolate from the bean and have been for years. Whether it is employing women from the local shelter in the packaging ...

Askinosie San Jose Del Tambo Ecuador 70% Dark Chocolate bar

Askinosie San Jose Del Tambo Ecuador 70% Dark Chocolate bar

Askinosie, as many of you know, are one of my favourite chocolate makers. They not only make some of the world’s most amazing chocolate but they give back to the community as well, locally and in the chocolate-growing regions they ...

Askinosie Sipping Chocolate Coffee Hot Chocolate Review

Hot chocolate is an integral part of winter. Coffee is an important part of any day. High quality chocolate like Askinosie chocolate makes incredible hot chocolate. In fact, it makes a delicious snack, or a delicious ice cream topper or ...

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Askinosie Intelligentsia Coffee Chocolate CollaBARation Review

As you all know, I love Askinosie’s dedication to sharing the love. From working directly with farmers, guaranteeing them better than market rates (well above “fair trade” prices) to employing women from the local shelter to help package the bars, ...

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Askinosie Lakritsfabriken Liquorice Chocolate CollaBARation Review

I have to admit that despite my pure enjoyment of Askinosie chocolate and my  moderate enjoyment of Licorice (or Liquorice as the UK version of Word insists I spell it), I still left this bar for awhile before trying it. ...

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Askinosie Dark Chocolate and Malted Milk Chocolate Bar Review

Many of you know that I have a bit of a lust affair with Askinosie chocolate. Not only do they make some of the most amazing chocolate, they do brilliant single origin cocoa powder, mini chocolate bars, peppermint bark, and ...

Askinosie Dark Milk Chocolate with Fleur de Sel

Askinosie won silver at the Academy of Chocolate awards with this bar and I think that most would agree that it was well deserved.  This dark milk chocolate bar is made with cocoa beans from Davao, Philippines and contains 62% ...

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Askinosie San Jose Del Tambo Nibble Bar Review

Oh Askinosie, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways: San Jose del Tambo, Hazelnut Spread, Davao from the Phillipines, Cortes Honduras, Peppermint Bark, Fleur de Sel, Soconusco, Mexico and now you give all of us yet another ...

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