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Making chocolate sustainably

Making chocolate sustainably

8th Oct 2020

Long before Charley’s, Lynn and Chris had a deep understanding and acceptance of the need for business to be sustainable and environmentally and socially responsible.Starting Charley’s as a clean sh … read more
New Equipment 2020

New Equipment 2020

22nd Sep 2020

Charleys has been making chocolate since 2014. We started with small scale equipment. Chocolate making equipment is a global business with many reputable suppliers. Some suppliers specialise in c … read more
​What’s so special about Australian grown chocolate?

​What’s so special about Australian grown chocolate?

22nd Sep 2020

Australian chocolate is a high quality product produced with carefully controlled safe practises. This results in chocolate with optimal flavour that is among the best in the world.It takes about 5 m … read more
Hawaii cocoa tour March 2020

Hawaii cocoa tour March 2020

Posted by Ruth Medd on 4th Aug 2020

Board Chair Ruth Medd and Advisory Board Chair David Herlihy visited Hawaii in March 2020 to learn about Hawaii’s cooca growing practices and meet with industry experts and cocoa growers and chocolate … read more
Why is chocolate fermented?

Why is chocolate fermented?

4th Aug 2020

Why is my chocolate fermented?Cocoa is fermented; along with rice, wine, beer, coffee, some tea and other foods.Does this mean chocolate is alcoholic? - Well NO What is fermentation of cocoa?It’s the … read more