A Guide on How to Make Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Chocolate-covered strawberries are striking and romantic confections perfect for Valentine’s Day. While they’re a cl...
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Does Chocolate Expire? Everything You Need to Know

Everyone likes getting tasty chocolate confections and vegan chocolate bars as gifts, especially when they’re your fa...
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5 Best Chocolates for Valentine’s Day

What is Valentine’s Day without rich, delicious chocolate? It isn’t easy to imagine this holiday without fudgy truffl...
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Does Putting Chocolate in the Fridge Ruin It?

When you have delicious vegan chocolate bars at your disposal, you want to savor every fudgy bite. Despite your best ...
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3 Vegan Holiday Recipes

With so many tasty vegan substitutes and plant-based ingredients, it’s time to make it the best vegan holiday ever. E...
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Tips on How to Keep Chocolate from Melting

Chocolate is delicious in many forms! While you snack on fudgy vegan chocolate bars, you can use flavorful chocolate ...
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4 Best Hot Winter Drinks

When it’s chilly outside, there’s nothing more satisfying than hot winter drinks! While they taste delicious, they’ll...
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How to Make a Chocolate Pie

Fischer Food Design/Shutterstock.com Chocolate pie is a rich and fudgy dessert perfect for any occasion. Everyone wil...
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13 Best Chocolate Gifts: A Holiday Gift Guide

Chocolate gifts are always popular during the holidays. They’re undeniably delicious and look so festive wrapped up ...
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Cozy Creations: How to Make Hot Chocolate

Everyone loves a toasty beverage this time of year. Hot chocolate is at the top of our list, with a rich and smooth f...
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How to Make Peppermint Bark for the Holidays

When it comes to holiday treats, peppermint bark is a crowd-pleaser. It’s a top chocolate gift and makes a fun recipe...
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What Are Cacao Nibs?

The cacao tree is a mighty plant. Cacao beans from the Theobroma tree are a source of many important nutrients. They’...
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What Is White Chocolate?

There are plenty of reasons to love craft chocolate! You can use it for baking and cooking. It’s also a satisfying tr...
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How to Temper Chocolate

Whether you’re savoring the crisp snap of a chocolate truffle or the firm mouthfeel of a chocolate bar, you’re experi...
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Plant Based vs. Vegan Chocolates: Understanding the Differences

If you’re a craft chocolate fan and eat a plant-based or vegan diet, get ready to indulge! You don’t have to have to...
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12 Best Fall Desserts: The Ultimate Guide

Fall is a season of many flavors! Warm, autumnal spices and fudgy chocolate make the season cozier and comfier. It’s...
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Types of Chocolate: All You Need to Know

There are many types of chocolate. Dark chocolate and milk chocolate are some favorites, but that’s just the beginnin...
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TCHO Chocolates: Where Can I Buy Them?

Nowadays, there are so many types of chocolate that even vegans can enjoy the tastiest craft chocolate bar. At TCHO, ...
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When Was Chocolate Invented?

Many people would agree that chocolate is one of the best inventions ever. So, when was chocolate invented and who co...
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Is White Chocolate Vegan?

These days, there are more vegan food options than ever before. You’ll find many of your favorite snacks and treats m...
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What Are Chocolate Truffles?

These days, truffles are one of the more popular types of chocolate. What are chocolate truffles and what makes them ...
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5 Reasons to Improve Your Halloween Chocolate Selection

It’s almost time to trick-or-treat! Everyone is buying their Halloween chocolate and looking for fun, festive options...
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Are Chocolate Chips Vegan?

Chocolate chips are small, versatile chunks of chocolate. These morsels help to perfect delicious treats like cookies...
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5 Best Vegan Chocolate Desserts

Delicious vegan chocolate desserts start with quality craft chocolate bars and baking chocolate. If you’re searching ...
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What Is Cocoa Butter?

Our tasty dark chocolates and oat milk bars contain a few essential ingredients. Along with organic cacao beans and o...
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Dark Chocolate vs. Milk Chocolate: What’s the Difference?

Peruse the chocolate bars in your favorite shop and you’re likely to see two predominant options — dark chocolate an...
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6 Unique Chocolate and Cheese Pairings

Source: Anastasia Grankina/Shutterstock.com With junk food charcuterie boards and dip parties on the rise, we can all...
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Does Chocolate Have Caffeine?

Source: Evgeny Karandaev/Shutterstock.com If you get the jitters from a cup of coffee, you may have considered cuttin...
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How to Melt Chocolate Chips

Whether you’re making ooey-gooey brownies or want to drizzle an elegant layer of chocolate atop your Sunday morning w...
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Is Chocolate Gluten-Free?

TCHO Chocolate is gluten-free and produced in a gluten-free facility in Berkeley, California. However, you should alw...
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What Is Baking Chocolate?

Strolling through your local supermarket, you may notice that there are two distinct chocolate sections, one in the b...
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Is Chocolate Vegan? The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Chocolate

Hooray! In its purest form, chocolate is vegan as it’s derived from a plant. This is why most dark chocolate bars are...
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Is Chocolate Good for You? 7 Health Benefits of Eating Chocolate

If you’re trying to eat healthier, chances are chocolate is one of the first things you’ll slash from the meal plan. ...
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6 Best Chocolate and Wine Pairings

Ranked as the top food in some parts of the world, chocolate is an undeniable part of the global gastronomic culture....
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How Is Chocolate Made?

There’s no denying it: Chocolate is one of the world’s most beloved foods. In fact, nearly 5 million metric tons of ...
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TCHO Chocolate Traceability

A Page for the Curious: Welcome!  You made it.  Don’t you find the most interesting people are also the most interes...
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TCHO Pro Erin

Pastry chef + MacGyver, Erin has made a name for herself in kitchens across the country before staking out her spot i...
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TCHO Pro Sam

Sam Butarbutar is the Co-Founder and Culinary Director of Third Culture Bakery. He started Third Culture Bakery in 20...
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TCHO Chocolate is Officially a Certified B Corporation

Find out what B Corp means to us and how we were able to achieve it.
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TCHO Source Moments 2019

From sourcing, improving quality standards, to building cocoa partnerships...
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Sourcing Quality Cacao Beans

In 2008, we installed the first TCHO Flavor Lab, a bean-to-bar lab with the basic equipment needed to turn cacao bean...
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Making Ethical Chocolate

While we highly value both delicious flavor and high-quality beans, these attributes wouldn’t be possible without our...
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How to Make Chocolate Last Longer

If you’ve already spent your hard-earned dollars on a quality bar, you can ensure you get your money’s worth by stori...
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Homebrewing with Cacao Nibs

Enhance your brewing skills & most importantly enjoy a seriously tasty brew.
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Theobromine Benefits

Evidence suggests that a little chocolate really does do a body good. Here's what we know.
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Chocolate Bloom

Ever opened up a chocolate bar and noticed a whitish dusting or streaking across the surface? We can explain.
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TCHO Source

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