INSIDE THIS ISSUE
NOTE: We publish multiple blog posts previews for each issue, to give you an idea of what you’ll find inside. Scroll down below to see which posts we’ve already published for the October 2017 Issue.
OCTOBER 2017 ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS
Corruption in the Chocolate Chain: Deadly Deforestation and Cacao – Part One
A Better Halloween: Chocolate and Halloween
Cocktail of the Month: Pumpkin Pie Martini
Ask a Chocolate Expert with David Menkes (and special guest Jeff Shepherd)
Marisa's Chocolate Adventure: Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival in San Francisco
Editor's Corner -- A Fantastic Finish to 2017 is Underway...
On the Cover / Credits
OCTOBER 2017 PREVIEW
Elements Truffles showcases their ayurveda-inspired artisan chocolates in this month’s outstanding chocolate offer. Make sure you read May’s In Focus article on Elements and its founder, Alak Vasa, to see exactly why you do not want to miss the Elements Truffles Chocolate Offer!
Deforestation and cacao, together for nearly twenty-five years, as the chocolate industry takes a toll on Africa’s ecosystem, creating an unsustainable structure that puts not only Africa, but the future of cacao in jeopardy. In Part One of this two-part series, we pull back the curtain on how greed & corruption wreak havoc on our beloved chocolate.
Halloween chocolate, two words that go together oh-so-well. Rene Zimbelman takes a look at Halloween candy and chocolate trends in the USA, taking you on a billion dollar journey from where we are as a trick-or-treating country to where we truly need to be…
This issue’s chocolate offer delivers the Chocolate Connoisseur Bundle from Projet Chocolat — eight Chocolate Tasting Papers and six Chocolate Envelopoes — yet another way to elevate your appreciation of chocolate to a whole new level…