• Jun 02

    Remembering Mott Green

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Uncategorized

    Today we’re remembering Mott Green. A year ago this week, the chocolate industry lost a true pioneer. Mott Green was a university dropout, an idealist and a visionary. After becoming disillusioned with the American way of life, he dropped out of the University of Pennsylvania to help others, living in squats while working in soup […]

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  • May 23

    The Zotter Chocolate Factory

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Factory Tours

    We visit the Zotter Chocolate factory in Austria and discover Willy Wonka world with an emphasis on ethics and sustainability.

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  • Apr 14

    Craft Chocolate & Health

    By Spencer Hyman  ·  The Science of Chocolate

    If you’d asked anyone about the health benefits of chocolate twenty years ago, they would probably have laughed at you. Chocolate was seen as the cause of many health issues from acne to obesity.    But recently – and coinciding with the rise in popularity of artisan chocolate – there have been more and more […]

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  • Apr 14

    What Is “Small Batch” Chocolate?

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Uncategorized

    “Small Batch” chocolate, explained in three striking photos.

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