This small bean-to-bar chocolate company produce their bars with the highest quality ingredients for a rich flavorful payoff. Owners David and Corey Menkes handle the entire process themselves, starting with sourcing the best cacao beans they can find.
They are the first bean-to-bar company to emerge in Los Angeles, California and have been introducing customers to their small-batch chocolate bars since 2014. Crafting their chocolate on a very small scale means they can take the time to produce the type of quality you won’t find in industrial brands.
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In our latest installment of For The Love of Making Chocolate we’re thrilled to share our talk with Jean Thompson, Owner + CEO of Seattle Chocolate Company, about her brand’s indulgent creations. Their delicious chocolate bars and truffles are a delight for the senses not only for their rich flavor combos but for their gorgeously illustrated packaging as well.
In our interview we discovered how Seattle Chocolate Company sources inspiration for their chocolate flavors from their own personal travels and experiences. This brand truly believes in the power of chocolate as not only an indulgent treat but also a means of making a difference in our world.
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NUG is a cutting-edge cannabis company based in California, producing organic seed to sale cannabis as well as award-winning edibles. Our talk with Edibles Director, Tyler Cooke, dives into the passion behind this master craftsman’s creations. Using his culinary training, Tyler combines the health benefits of cannabis with enticing gourmet flavors for an exceedingly enjoyable experience. Unique flavor combinations such as Salted Almond and Mocha Crunch can be enjoyed without the taste of THC using NUG labs odorless and flavorless distillate, making these chocolates a hit with their customers.
This innovative cannabis company run by CEO John Oram is rapidly expanding, opening several new facilities and retail locations throughout California in 2019. While their chocolates are a long-standing fan favorite, they’ve recently added new NUG Pops as a refreshing option in an increasingly popular industry.
Keep reading to discover more about NUG's exceptionally flavored chocolate edibles.
Kiva Confections, based in Oakland, California, creates cannabis infused artisan chocolates that serve patients looking for alternative ways of consuming their medicinal cannabis. Their dedication to efficiency, safety, and quality make them the leader in a progressive, burgeoning market.
In 2010, Founders Scott Palmer and Kristi Knoblich set out to become pioneers in the medicinal cannabis market by meticulously crafting some of California’s most highly regarded edibles. Their market requires a high degree of accuracy, consistency, and definition - a perfect challenge for the precision and craft of Micelli's polycarbonate injection molds. The fine ingredients and skillful craft to making their chocolates mirrors the integrity of Kiva Confections– to produce quality products that promote quality treatment.
Recently, we reached out to our friends at Kiva Confections to understand how they have found their sweet-spot in a budding industry.
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While we are well equipped to bring even the wildest imaginations to life, we are continuously impressed and inspired by the ideas our clients bring to us to execute.
When founders Adam Dick and Dustin Taylor of Dick Taylor Chocolate came to us, we knew it was not innovation, but tradition, that drove this duo to create.
When they got their start, they were fueled by the desire to disrupt the mass produced chocolate bar industry with a focus on high quality ingredients that enhance the rich flavor of the chocolate.
Read the full interview here and learn why Dick Taylor Chocolate changing the “bean to bar” game.