Vietnamese Chocolate & Cacao Culture

In spite of the fact that Vietnam is not yet famous around the globe for its cacao production, the country’s locally produced chocolate has been seeing significant growth in popularity over the course of the...

Chocolate On The Road: Vietnam

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Email | RSS “Basically we’re finding the limits of what there is today [in terms of quality Vietnamese cacao].” -Samuel Maruta, Marou Chocolate A significant number of...

Chocolate On The Road: Taiwan

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Email | RSS “Most Asian people care about their health. And the dark or black [chocolate] means health.” -Joyce Lee, Founder & Chocolate Maker of JL Chocolate...

Taiwanese Cacao & Chocolate Culture

There is a common misunderstanding that Taiwan and China are the same country. Mandarin is the predominant language spoken by residents of both of these cities, and many of the locals have Chinese origin. However,...