Visit us at the BIOFACH 2011 in Nuremberg in Germany (Feb 16-19, 2011).
You will find us in African Pavilion in Hall 4.
Best regards from the Mountains of the Moon™No Comments | posted January 20, 2011 under Fairs and exhibitions · Organic
Cocoa prices have been subject to immense fluctuations. Not only exogenous influences are to be accounted, but so are endogenous factors, in particular the conduct of market players.No Comments | posted September 23, 2010 under Cocoa · Fair Trade · Harvest outlook · Markets · Organic · Single Origin
The Chocolate Life, the on-line community for chocophiles just presented the results of a chocolate tasting where the Blanxart 82% Congo chocolate from the Mountains of the Moon rated among the best!No Comments | posted June 17, 2010 under Chocolate · Cocoa · Fair Trade · Organic · Single Origin
We will be present at the BIOFACH Fair in Nuremberg in Germany between February 17 to 20, 2010.
Visit us in Hall 4, at the African Pavilion, and taste our organic and fair trade certified single origin vanilla and cocoa.
Best regards from the Mountains of the Moon™No Comments | posted February 5, 2010 under Cocoa · Fair Trade · Fairs and exhibitions · Organic · Single Origin · Vanilla
During fermentation and drying of our cocoa we keep temperatures in range of 40 – 45 C. Temperatures below this range lead to incomplete fermentation; above they destroy vital proteins and enzymes that shape the flavour of cocoa and determine its nutritive value. Very critical is a gentle drying phase. It helps to reduce acidity and to allow ample time for oxidization and the development of an intensive chocolate aroma. Read moreNo Comments | posted December 6, 2009 under Cocoa · Fair Trade · Organic · Raw food
Soon the cocoa harvest will begin in earnest and the vanilla harvesting will begin late November. As it looks like, the cooperation with the farmers and the training provided begins to bear fruits and both certified organic and fair trade vanilla and cocoa production are on the rise and the quality is getting better by the year!No Comments | posted October 5, 2009 under Cocoa · Fair Trade · Harvest outlook · Organic · Vanilla