It’s 1:20AM – I fly for Venezuela in three days – just spent an hour doing last minute online shopping for our Amazon and Savannah adventures : So one thing I learnt, the painful way is that there are a lot of things that sting you in the humid jungles. Here are some things I […]
Q. Why did the chicken cross the road? A. To get the hell away from the hormones and antibiotics. Moral of the story chickens don’t like being sick and neither do we from eating them. According to TIME Magazine, Organic chickens may be naturally healthier. PERSONAL BACK STORY: Before I started my Cacao Trading Company […]
We came across this cool old video on Tea Parties and made us chuckle – a real blast from the past – your thoughts???
When I began sourcing cacao I knew nothing – absolutely nothing about the realities of farming in the developing world. After two and a half years working hand in hand with our local partners; the farmers, local NGO’s, our organic certifiers and the Ministry of Agriculture we learnt, hands on, how hard it is for […]
AMERICAN SUMMER TRADITION A little over 30 days until Labour Day marks the offical end of Summer! Don’t let this month pass you by with out experiencing a Classic American Summer Tradition. (Q.) What do the following summer traditions have in common ? Pool Parties – Outdoor Concerts – County Fairs – Picnics – Barbecue […]
Being a local Los Angeles Tea & Cocoa company we love to support our local artists. Upright Citizens Brigade is hilarious comedy improv theatre in Hollywood and we came across this video on TEA we wanted to share. RIP IT … DIP IT … SIP IT …
China is the future. I feel as a Grain merchant from ptolemys Egypt, thinking that alexandria is the height of civalization and the pharoh power is almighty divine and unquestionable only to land on cesars Rome to sell my wheat and discover unseen sights an spectacles. Running water. Paved roads sewage, transit and trade […]
This is how Google’rs get around their campus Today I am in a competition and fight to the finish against our chocolate colleagues and competitors – TCHO, Vosges Chocolates, Dagoba (owned by Hershey’s) and Ghirardelli (owned by Lindt). Hands down I can easily call myself the underdog, under manned, underfunded, understocked -up against industry giants. […]