FCCI in the Press

2020-11-11 Institute of Culinary Education: Sourcing Cacao Beans in the Wake of COVID-19: The head of ICE’s bean-to-bar chocolate lab checks in with the industry community
2020-11-10 Cocoa Encounters: Chocolate Week in a Pandemic
2020-08-28 Texas Lifestyle Magazine: #FoodieFriday: The Dallas Chocolate Festival, a World of Chocolate in a Box
2020-08-24 Candy & Snack Today: FCCI Rolls Out Digital Cocoa Farmer Training Program
2020-08-24 Food Ingredients First: COVID-19 updates
2020-06-15 BYU Radio: Chocolate & Vanilla
2020-06-11 ConfectioneryNews: #StayHomeWithChocolate launches second global digital event
2020-05-20 So Good.. Magazine: Delivery and social networks, the great allies in times of coronavirus
2020-05-18 KCUR 89.3: These Historic Kansas Businesses Survived The Great Depression And World Wars, But COVID-19 Is Testing Their Resilience
2020-04-23 Food Dive: Coronavirus spread to West African countries could hurt cocoa output
2020-04-20 CBI (Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs): The bittersweet impact of COVID-19 on the cocoa and chocolate market
2020-04-13 Chocolate Connoisseur Magazine: Chocolate and COVID-19: We Fight On
2020-03-27 Chocolate Journal: “Stay home with chocolate” now being held in the United States due to the spread of new coronavirus infection
2020-03-26 Bar Talks: Stay At Home With Chocolate Festival – Get Involved!
2020-03-25 Forbes: A Virtual Global Chocolate Festival Highlighting Craft Makers Is Going On Right Now
2020-03-25 Virtual global chocolate festival #StayHomeWithChocolate launched to help small businesses
2020-03-24 Yahoo! Finance: #StayHomeWithChocolate Festival launched to inspire consumers, support businesses
2020-03-24 La Tercera Finde: Stay Home With Chocolate, el festival virtual con recorridos, catas y clases de chocolate
2020-02-10 The Colorado Sun: A Fort Collins chocolate maker has the world’s largest selection of single-origin bars, but that’s not its purpose
2019-12-21 The Wall Street Journal: Chocolate: A 26-Point Primer [pdf]
2019-11-11 Masaryk.tv: Molinillos Mexicanos Llegan a las Universidades de Harvard y el MIT de Massachusetts en EEUU
2019-10-08 Probosque: Arteollin Alonso
2019-09-27 Boston.com: These New England Fall Food Festivals are Serving Cider, Clam Chowder, and Plenty of Oysters
2019-09-11 Dandelion Chocolate: The 2017-2018 Sourcing Report is Ready
2019-07-31 Wine Spectator: Conscientious Consumption [pdf]
2019-06-28 ECO lo GIAs: A Nestlé e a Sistemática Exploração do Trabalho Infantil nos Campos de Cacau
2019-06-10 Axios: 1 Big Thing: The No-Name Chocolate Maestros
2019-04-25 Teleamazonas: Quito Albergará El Primer Encuentro Internacional Sobre el Cacao y Chocolate
2019-02-14 Crain’s Detroit Business: Mindo Chocolate Makers Grows, with Reach from Dexter to Ecuador
2019-02-12 Science Friday: The Origin Of The Word ‘Chocolate’
2019-02-09 RecordOnline.com (The Times Herald-Record): Sweet Tooth of Success: Consumers’ Tastes Expanding to Craft Chocolate
2019-02-02 Chocoa: FCCI Cacao Grader Intensive Course During Chocoa 2019
2018-10-31 Estadão: Para Professora de Harvard, Cacau só Melhora se Produtor for Educado
2018-10-28 Global Food, Health, and Society: From Bean to Bar: A History of Chocolate Production
2018-10-14 Boston College The Heights: New England Chocolate Festival Connects Cacao Producers with Consumers
2018-10-11 The Improper Bostonian: Sweet Talking: You Won’t Need a Golden Ticket to Attend the Inaugural New England Chocolate Festival
2018-10-11 NBC Boston 10: 25+ Fun Things to Do This Weekend in and Around Boston
2018-10-10 Wine Business.com (Wine Business Magazine): Master of Wine, Liz Thach, to Speak at Harvard on Wine & Chocolate Connection
2018-10-09 Exhale Lifestyle: Chocolate and Book Festivals, a Racy Plant Lecture, Cocktails in a Luxe Jungle Setting, Kids’ Flamenco Dancing, and More
2018-10-04 BU Today: The Weekender
2018-10-01 I Don’t Do Clubs: 20 Events Every Black Bostonian Should Attend this October
2018-09-27 The Boston Globe: Bar Lyon Opens in the South End and Flour Blooms in the Seaport
2018-07-30 Daily Coffee News (Roast Magazine): SCA’s Sensory Forum is Coming to Seoul
2018-07-19 Global Coffee Report: Registration Open for SCA Sensory Forum
2018-06-29 CulEpi: Clearing Up the Confusion in Labeling Chocolate
2018-06-13 Specialty Coffee Association 25 Magazine: An Obsession with Scale
2018-06-13 The Detroit News: Breaking news: Chocolate is Good
2018-04-11 Coffee & Cocoa International: Fine Cocoa Production Figures Hard to Come by and Not Reliable
2018-03-21 Candy Industry: Seeking ‘Better’ Chocolate: Harvard Professor Carla Martin Pushes for Consumers to Buy Socially-Conscious Chocolate
2018-03-20 Boston.com: This Harvard Chocolate Scholar Wants you to Eat Better Chocolate
2018-01-19 Sprudge: Royal Coffee Is Hosting A Cacao + Coffee Roasting Summit But You Can’t Go
2017-12-14 Perfect Daily Grind: The Differences Between Q-Grading & Cacao Evaluation
2017-12-13 Perfect Daily Grind: Bean-to-Bar Chocolate: What Does This Label Really Mean?
2017-09-14 The Harvard Crimson: 15 Professors of the Year 2017
2017-07-17 Campus Uruçuca: Campus Uruçuca Recebe Amostras de Cacau Para Pesquisa
2017-07-14 Dandelion Chocolate: Getting Good Grades for Cacao
2017-06-24 Fine Chocolate Industry Association: Carla Martin is the 2017 Recipient of FCIA’s Outstanding Service to the Industry Award
2017-06-23 Gourmet Retailer: Fine Chocolate Industry Recognizes Excellence
2017-06-21 Perfect Daily Grind: How to Evaluate Cacao & Chocolate
2017-04-21 The Slow Melt Podcast Episode 7: The Craft of Chocolate
2017-04-19 The Cocoa Rising: Cacao Grader Course Coming to NYC
2017-03-01 Gastropod: We Heart Chocolate
2017-02-14 Harvard Extension School: Five Things You Didn’t Know About Chocolate
2017-02-08 The Washington Post: What Separates ‘Craft’ from Industrial Chocolate? It’s About Diversity
2016-12-06 Los Angeles Magazine: The Rise of Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Making in L.A.
2016-09-06 Boston Magazine: Snack Attack: Gâté Comme Des Filles Bonbons
2016-06-22 The Chocolate Clinic: Chocolate Educator Carla Martin
2016-06-20 Alô Alô Bahia: Professora de Harvard Vai Ministrar Curso em Ilhéus. Aos Detalhes, Vem!
2016-05-27 Opposites Extract Podcast by Café Imports: Episode 9: Craft vs. Commercial in Coffee and Chocolate with Dr. Carla Martin
2016-03-22 Portafilter Podcast: Craft Chocolate and the New Podcast Team!
2016-02-25 WCVB Chronicle: Chocolate
Segment One: Making Chocolate from Scratch in the Bean to Bar Movement
Segment Two: Bringing Fair Trade to the Chocolate Business
Segment Three: Making Chocolate the Colonial Way
Segment Four: Can a Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Make You Healthier?
2016-02-05 The Tufts Daily: Dr. Carla Martin Discusses Politics of Chocolate
2016-01-25 Vice News: Slave Labor, the Mast Brothers, and the Looming Crisis of Cheap Chocolate
2016-01-22 ChocoBlog: A Bay Area Long Chocolate Weekend
2016-01-15 ChocoBlog: Dr. Chocolate’s Own News Roundup
2015-12-18 Muchomas Chocolate: What an Amazing Trip!
2015-12-17 Quartz: How the Mast Brothers Fooled the World into Paying $10 a Bar for Crappy Hipster Chocolate
2015-10-10 Red, White & Chocolate: Chocolate Epicenter – Seattle, WA (Part 1)
2015-09-14 Mental Floss: 8 Genius Ideas That Are Changing the Way We Eat (2015 Platypus Awards: Innovations in Taste)