Does size really matter?

David and Goliath? Me and Mini-Me? Bigger is better? The tiny powerhouse? Frankenstein vs….damn can’t think of a small monster. Well, I really wanted a good one-liner there, but inspiration eludes me.  So I’m just jump into what I want to talk about.  Cocoa bean sizes.  As is the definition of ‘average’, most cocoa beans […]

Colombian Santander – Lot 3666 & 3668 – 2011

Sadly, the Venezuelan Porcelano is gone, and although not a replacement for it (hah, I make myself laugh there), two new lots of a brand new origin are in. Colombian Santander.  This is a perfect example why one should not judge a book (or bean) by it’s cover (or appearance).  It’s not pretty, but neither […]

Brewing Cocoa

There has recently been a lot of buzz about various brewing chocolates.  Choffy and  Crio Bru are the two big ones that come to mind.  I’ve received more inquires than I can count about what makes them so special, if my roasted cocoa beans will work and how one can make their own hot chocolate […]

Back in Stock

A few more bags of Venezuelan Chuao have made it in.  Right now I have a single ‘spare’ bag available for wholesale.  Multiple bags (50 kg) are available.  Please contact me directly if you would like pricing and more information. Also, Soy Milk Powder is back and makes a GREAT dairy free “milk” chocolate.  Combine […]

Roasted beans and customer accounts

A little while ago I acquired an antique roaster.  It’s in the process of being refinished, but in the meantime is completely functional.  As a result, all cocoa beans are now available as Roasted.  The odd 35 lb option is because that is the capacity of the roaster.  Right now I don’t have an option […]

Ocumare pre-orders

I am putting together part of a container of Ocumare.  If you have a need of wholesale quantities, anywhere from one bag to…as much as you want, email me.  I will be offering a 10% discount for pre-orders for anything over a bag.In addition, there is the option of adding in some other Venezuelan beans […]

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