Asia's Cacao History started in Austria
INTRO A boy of 16 was standing alone in front of a church altar in France during his marriage ceremony. His 14-year- old bride didn’t need to show up. Engaged...Read more
Eating Chocolate Makes You Smarter?
INTRO Does eating chocolate makes you smarter? According to psychologist Merrill Elias, this is indeed the case. Elias is a lead researcher on a recent study published in the journal Appetite....Read more
The Chocolate Of 2120
INTRO Remember the headlines a while ago about chocolate on track to go extinct in a couple of decennia? As being cocoa farmers ourselves, we did some research and concluded...Read more
Cambodian Cacao Began In Dak Lak, Vietnam
THE LUCKY HOGG IN VIETNAM It was 2013 and we had been driving uphill for half an hour along a difficult muddy path not far from Buon Ma Thuot in...Read more
Cambodian Cacao by Dame Cacao
A great eye-opener on the Cambodian cacao & chocolate scene, written by Max of Dame Cacao, chocolate traveller.Read more
What is the Future of Asia Cacao?
What is the future of Asia cacao? That is a very difficult question to answer. On one hand, there are difficult times in Indonesia and Vietnam, while on the other hand cacao is thriving in unexpected places like Cambodia and Taiwan. Let’s take it step-by-step, region by region, country by country.Read more
Chocolate Makers Bali Game Changer for Indonesian Cacao?
Are the growing number of chocolate makers on Bali going to be the game changer for Indonesian cacao and prevent a further decline of Indonesian cacao production?Read more