Conching is a pivotal step in the chocolate making process where the flavor and texture is refined by continuous mixing at a warm temperature.
Important dates in Chocolate History
The first use of cocoa beans in Santa Ana (La Florida) in Ecuador, by the Mayo Chinchipe.
Previously enjoyed only as a beverage, the first solid chocolate is created by British chocolate brand J. S. Fry and Sons.
Rodolphe Lindt invents the conche machine, making his dream of silky smooth chocolate a reality.