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2013-02-19 12:33:02

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and chocolate maker TCHO are collaborating to introduce innovations and quality improvements to cocoa grown in Ghana. This will take the form of a "Flavor Lab" located at the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) and on-farm extension work. The project's goal is to demonstrate to farmers the direct link between quality at the farm level and increased value for their products. The Flavor Lab will include a sensory...

2010-03-02 11:17:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The March 20th International Chocolate Salon taking place in San Francisco announces the 2010 Awards for the best chocolatiers and confectioners in America. These are the Grand Awards, Master Awards, and Excellence Awards. The Awards are based on the cumulative number of Gold and Silver Awards received by each entrant in the 2009 TasteTV Chocolate Salons in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Seattle. The TasteTV Chocolate Salons are the premier...

2008-09-01 00:06:38

By Stevenson Jacobs The Associated Press NEW YORK - As a software developer who worked with NASA, Timothy Childs built vision-tracking systems for the space shuttle. Now the former techie has a new venture that he says is out of this world: chocolate. As demand for premium chocolate soars, a new crop of high-tech confectioners is changing the industry with Silicon Valley-style innovation, antique German equipment and an obsession with the simple cocoa bean. "The bean totally seduced...

2008-08-28 12:01:06

By wire As a software developer who worked with NASA, Timothy Childs built vision-tracking systems for the space shuttle. Now the former techie has a new venture that he says is out of this world: chocolate. As demand for premium chocolate soars, a new crop of high-tech confectioners are changing the industry with Silicon Valley-style innovation, antique German equipment and an obsession with the simple cocoa bean. "The bean totally seduced me," said Childs, co-founder and "chief...

2008-08-28 00:00:29

By Stevenson Jacobs NEW YORK - As a software developer who worked with NASA, Timothy Childs built vision-tracking systems for the space shuttle. Now the former techie has a new venture that he says is out of this world: chocolate. As demand for premium chocolate soars, a new crop of high-tech confectioners are changing the industry with Silicon Valley-style innovation, antique German equipment and an obsession with the simple cocoa bean. "The bean totally seduced me," said Childs,...