HOW DO WE DEFINE QUALITY IN MODERN ARTISAN CHOCOLATE?
Soil Management, Pest Management, Harvest Optimization, Fermentation & Drying Protocols.
Storage / Transport
Environmental Impacts of Temperature and Humidity. Storage Pests, Shipping Delays, Defects from Air Pollutants.
Refinement technique, roast profile, ingredient selection, aeration duration, resting phase, tempering, and flavor evaluation.