Our guest for this weeks Chocolate Chats /insta live was Conservationist and founder of multi award-winning Original Beans, Philipp Kauffmann.
Philipp is the 7th generation of conservationists and before his chocolate adventure was working for the UN. His driver as you will discover in the chat is preservation and regeneration and creating chocolate bars and chocolate buttons from the rarest of rare cacaos.
Hop on this link to hear more about:
why Philipp moved from working for the UN to creating Original Beans
what to him is the rarest of cacaos
the amount of sugar in bars
the role of women in cacao
the challenges the growers face
the challenges the industry faces
the craft chocolate movement
and much much more!
To join our chocolate chats hop onto @amelia_rope on instagram every Wednesday at either 12.30pm/1pm. We have a Q&A at the end of each chat for your questions so do always let me have any you may want me to ask.
You will need to have an instagram account to listen to the chat as sadly at the moment they don't allow other platforms to listen.