Author Archives: Dennis van Essen

New brand alert 🍫🛎: Menakao!

New: Menakao Chocolate from Magascar Another amazing company is joining our assortment of craft bean-to-bar chocolate: Menakao Chocolate from Madagascar. MENA stands for “red”, KAO for “cocoa”. This company uses cocoa beans from the best planter cooperatives in the Sambirano Valley in the Ambanja region. Red is the color of the pods that grow there, […]

New brand alert 🍫🛎: Bean Geeks!

With an extreme attention to detail and an untiring passion for roasting profiles and cacao varieties, the guys behind Bean geeks chocolate make handcrafted, single estate chocolate bars fresh daily in Copenhagen, Denmark. With a solid background and experience in craft beer since 2006, we love their preservative-free chocolate that highlights the flavors of each single origin. […]

18 new Zotter Hand-scooped bars

Zotter opens this season with 18 new hand-scooped chocolates. Look out for classics like “Salted Caramel”, “Amarena Cherry”, “Tiramisu” and much more. Josef’s daughter Julia has developed two vegan classics – “Boozy Chocolate Mousse” and “White Brittle” – as well as some experimental flavours like the new “Seaweed Chocolate” (see below for JUlia’s personal report […]

Fruition’s “Noe” Limited Release Bar in Collaboration with Eclat Chocolate

Two chocolate makers, one rare cacao What happens when two of America’s leading artisan chocolate companies come together? Something so special and rare the whole craft chocolate world takes notice: the “Noe” 80% bar by Bryan Graham of Fruition Chocolate Works and Christopher Curtin of Eclat Chocolate. Named after Noe Vasquez, the only producer to grow the largest […]

Sale Chocolatemakers – 20% off everything!

We say goodbye to Chocolatemakers. To make space for new brands and new products we have decided to discontinue distribution of Chocolatemakers. We therefore now offer you 20% off all their bars and thins (‘zeiltjes’). Do not wait too long, as supply AS STOCK LASTS! Ps. we ship throughout the summer, regardless the temperature! Update June 24th 2019 Chocolatemakers is […]