Cacao Sourcing Solutions: A Bean-to-Bar Tasting at Roni-Sue's Chocolate

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Rhonda Kave, owner of Roni-Sue's Chocolates in New York's Lower East Side, is serious about sourcing the best cacao while supporting small farmers.  In this segment by HRN engineer Pierre Bienaimé, we learn about the bean-to-bar chocolate process, the barriers small cacao producers face to providing a consistent product, and the creative solution by Roni-Sue's partner, Maya Mountain Cacao, that helps subsistence farmers in southern Belize earn a living while ensuring a steady supply of high-quality cacao to buyers like Rhonda.

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