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Issue 13: Cailo and Australian Bean to Bar
This week I continue my ongoing exploration of Australian chocolate. I have been speaking with some incredible bean to bar makers and will be sharing the interviews on my blog over the next few months. First up is Cailo Chocolate from Western Australia!
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Meet the Maker: Cailo Chocolate in Western Australia
Making fantastic bean to bar chocolate in Perth since 2016 (and a pretty darn good hot chocolate too).
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List of Bean to Bar Hot Chocolates in Australia
A regularly updated list of all of the hot chocolate mixes offered by bean to bar makers in Australia.
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And if you want to know about Perth
Kings Park is a 990 acre park right in the centre of the city, the largest inner city park in the world.
Perth is one of the most isolated major cities in the world.
If it is chocolate truffles that you are looking for, Sue Lewis Chocolates is the place to go.
Thousands of humpback whales swim past Perth every year.
Stop for a hot chocolate at Boucla in Subiaco while you are here.
This Week's Hot Chocolate News
If you want to know more about chocolate consumers in the US.
Check out this in-depth article on deforestation in the cocoa industry.
Warm milk before bed helps you sleep better according to research.
The French have launched a Sustainable Cacao Initiative with a goal to end, by 2030, the importation of products that contribute to deforestation.
Lactose intolerant? Or interested in trying other options? Swedish company Dug sells potato milk
Chocolate Cortez, my original go-to chocolate for hot chocolate and a 92 year old family owned Puerto Rican and Dominican chocolate company, has a new comic inspired bar with proceeds going to support their Foundation.
Virgin Radio France released a list that links astrological signs with chocolates. I’m a Kinder surprise and kitkat.
Trade Joe’s in the US is bringing back their Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate.
This weekend is The Hot Chocolate 15k/5k race in Chicago where finishers get a giant mug filled with hot chocolate!
Apparently, Spain is banning chocolate ads for children in an effort to curb raising obesity levels. But not all chocolate is the same!
5 hot chocolates to try in Dublin this weekend.
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Thanks for reading and have a great week! As always, if you need more hot chocolate visit www.ultimatehotchocolate.com.