Dark Chocolate: Comprehensive Analysis

Dark Chocolate: Comprehensive Analysis

What is dark chocolate?  Pure dark chocolate has only two ingredients: cocoa and sugar.  Some respectable chocolates may contain additional ingredients such as:  Soy lecithin: it is an emulsifier that helps with texture Flavorings: Whether it is vanilla, spices, or oils, it can be difficult to differentiate natural and artificial flavors. If you want flavored dark chocolate, choose one that is...

CBD Lip Balm: Everything You Need To Know

CBD Lip Balm: Everything You Need To Know

What is lip balm?  The purpose of lip balm is to provide a protective layer on the lips surface to seal moisture and preserve 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.    Why use CBD lip balm?  Topical CBD products are increasingly popular. Their...

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...

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