An Overview Of Bean To Bar Chocolate

  1. CWG Mission

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2. A 10 billion Dollar Industry

And Growing

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3. Origins of Cacao

Varieties of Theobroma

Image from  Izabal Agro Forest . Three kinds of Theobroma. T. grandiflorum (Cupuacu), T. bicolor, and T. cacao (Chocolate).

Image from Izabal Agro Forest. Three kinds of Theobroma. T. grandiflorum (Cupuacu), T. bicolor, and T. cacao (Chocolate).

Varieties of Cacao

Image from  Chocolate Fiji . 1) Trinitario Amelonado 2) Forastero Amelonado 3) Trinitario Angoleta 4) Trinitario Cundeamor.

Image from Chocolate Fiji. 1) Trinitario Amelonado 2) Forastero Amelonado 3) Trinitario Angoleta 4) Trinitario Cundeamor.

Image from Chocolate with Geoseph. Opened cacao pod from Philippines displaying fruit. Each segment of fruit surrounds a cacao seed. The seed is used to make chocolate.

Image from Chocolate with Geoseph. Opened cacao pod from Philippines displaying fruit. Each segment of fruit surrounds a cacao seed. The seed is used to make chocolate.


4. Origins of Chocolate

Santa Ana-La Florida, in Ecuador.

Santa Ana-La Florida, in Ecuador.

Teotihuacan. Circa 450 CE.

Teotihuacan. Circa 450 CE.

Metate (Meh-Tah-Tay)

Metate (Meh-Tah-Tay)

Maya Woman pouring chocolate. The Princeton Vase. Circa 7 - 8th Century AD

Maya Woman pouring chocolate. The Princeton Vase. Circa 7 - 8th Century AD


5. Creolized & European Chocolate

Paoay Church in Ilocos Norte in Northern Philippines. Completed in 1710, but parishes existed in the area since late 16th Century.

Paoay Church in Ilocos Norte in Northern Philippines. Completed in 1710, but parishes existed in the area since late 16th Century.

Chocolate making in New Spain.

Chocolate making in New Spain.

A Lady Pouring Chocolate by Swiss Painter Jean-Etienne Liotard, C. 1745.

A Lady Pouring Chocolate by Swiss Painter Jean-Etienne Liotard, C. 1745.



6. Cocoa Powder

Netherlands, 1928.

Dutch chemist Coenraad Johannes van Houten

Dutch chemist Coenraad Johannes van Houten

Coenraad Johannes van Houten's Cocoa Press. 1828.

Coenraad Johannes van Houten's Cocoa Press. 1828.

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7. World’s First Eating Chocolate

Bristol, England. 1847

c. 1935. Prince George, Duke of Kent, being offered chocolate in Bristol, as Cecil Fry (great-great grandson of Joseph Fry) looks on.

c. 1935. Prince George, Duke of Kent, being offered chocolate in Bristol, as Cecil Fry (great-great grandson of Joseph Fry) looks on.

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8. Switzerland

Milk Chocolate, Smooth Chocolate. 1879.

Rudolf Lindt

Rudolf Lindt

Longitudinal Conche Developed by Rudolf Lindt.

Longitudinal Conche Developed by Rudolf Lindt.

Henri Nestle

Henri Nestle

Daniel Peter

Daniel Peter

First Milk Chocolate Bar

First Milk Chocolate Bar


9. Industrialized Chocolate: Chocolate For All

19th-20th Century

Melangeur

Melangeur

Hershey Town in Pennsylvania, USA. Founded 1894.  http://www.hersheypa.com/about-hershey/history/index.php

Hershey Town in Pennsylvania, USA. Founded 1894.

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Mars, Present Day. Franklin Clarence Mars, Mars Candy Factory Est. 1911   Franklin Clarence Mars

Mars, Present Day. Franklin Clarence Mars, Mars Candy Factory Est. 1911

Franklin Clarence Mars

Est. 1780 By James Baker after sold to him by John Hannon's wife.

Est. 1780 By James Baker after sold to him by John Hannon's wife.


10. Fine Chocolate: A Return To Quality

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Established 1884

Established 1884


11. Bean To Bar Craft Chocolate: A Time To Experiment

Kasama Chocolate

Kasama Chocolate

Sirine Chocolate

Sirine Chocolate

Avanaa chocolate

Avanaa chocolate

McGuire Chocolate

McGuire Chocolate