CBD LIP BALM: Rosie’s on Broadway

CBD LIP BALM: Rosie’s on Broadway

What is lip balm? The purpose of lip balm is to provide a protective layer on the lips surface to seal moisture and protect them from external exposure.   Climatic conditions such as cold temperatures, dry air, and wind draw moisture away from the body. The early signs of dehydrations are dry lips and skin.  CBD lip balm Topical CBD products are increasingly popular. Their various therapeutic...

Cocoa Farming: Overview of the Industry’s Dreadful Obstacles

Cocoa Farming: Overview of the Industry’s Dreadful Obstacles

Chocolate may be sweet, but its story is very bitter. Educate yourself on the dark side of the chocolate industry! Knowledge is power. Update yourself regularly. The world is changing and growing every day.  Rosie’s Confections seeks to inform chocolate consumers of the harsh reality the industry is facing. This article’s aim is to skim through the various issues to give an overview of the...

How do You Like Your Chocolate?

How do You Like Your Chocolate?

Tell me what chocolate you eat, and I'll tell you what kind of consumer you are! In Mesoamerican cultures, cacao was central to both religion and daily life. The pods were used as currency. The beans were consumed as a drink, spiced with chili peppers, and mixed with cornmeal for texture. The tree was worshipped as a sacred plant. In the 1500s, cacao arrived in Europe. With the addition of...

What Is White Chocolate ?

What Is White Chocolate ?

Is it really chocolate? White chocolate is made of cocoa butter, sugar, and milk products. You may find more ingredients such as a small amount of emulsifier -soy lecithin- and/or vanilla. Those are fine, but any extra ingredient - especially with unpronounceable names - might not be so good for you. White chocolate is often demonized as the unhealthiest form of chocolate. Besides, its flavor...

The Perfect Drink to Kick off the New Season!

The Perfect Drink to Kick off the New Season!

Happy Fall my friends! It’s hard to believe summer is over and the equinox is now upon us. The seasons are changing once again in the small state of Vermont, bringing all the glorious views and crisp mornings with it. It’s time to get excited for cozy days, hot chocolate, hiking and enjoying the beautiful explosion of colors...and of course, celebrating spooky season!  With days getting shorter...

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