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Whiskey and Chocolate: a Match Made in Heaven

If you enjoy a good glass of whiskey, there’s only one thing better — pairing your whiskey with delicious chocolate, and perhaps some espresso. Scotch whisky is aged in oak barrels, which gives it complex flavors and subtle nuances that the chocolate helps accentuate. Other whiskies are also delightful when paired with various chocolate treats. […]

Feel Free to Indulge During American Chocolate Week

Attention all chocolate lovers! Did you know there is a whole week dedicated to celebrating your favorite treat? March 15 – 21 is American Chocolate Week. If you’ve ever needed an extra excuse to indulge in your favorite chocolate goodies from Hawaii’s Local Buzz, this is it. High-quality chocolate is smooth, flavorful and utterly satisfying. […]

Were Candy Hearts Disappointing This Year? Treat Yourself to Our Chocolate Treats

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Did you receive a box of candy filled with disappointing chocolates this Valentine’s Day? Even though your sweetheart meant well, it’s hard to avoid feeling let down when you think you’re going to bite into something delicious, but instead what you discover is dry, flavorless chocolate stuffed with a mystery filling of dubious quality. If you’re still craving […]

Go Ahead, Grab Another Piece of Dark Chocolate, Your Dentist Won’t Mind

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The next time you find yourself craving a rich piece of dark chocolate, you don’t have to leave the room and do deep breathing exercises until the craving passes. Indulging your chocolate craving periodically is not as bad for you as you might think. In fact, recent studies show that eating a little dark chocolate […]

Store Your Chocolate Properly to Prevent Blooming

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Have you ever pulled a nice chocolate bar or some chocolate covered macadamia nuts out of your cupboard and discovered that they were covered in white spots? These white spots are known as bloom, and while they make the chocolate look old and unappealing, they only have a small impact on its color and flavor. […]

Fermentation: How Chocolate Gets Its Flavor

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Like many gourmet foods, high-quality chocolate takes time to produce. Between the time when the beans are harvested from the tree, and the time when they are processed into chocolate, they undergo a vital fermentation process. It is this fermentation stage that gives artisan chocolate, such as our chocolate treats from Hawaii, its deep and […]

Sit Back With a Glass of Wine and the Right Chocolate to Go With It

At the end of a long week, nothing is more relaxing than a delicious glass of wine and a chocolate that pairs with it perfectly. Add a little extra appeal to the wine and chocolate combination by enjoying some chocolate covered macadamia nuts from Hawaii’s Local Buzz with your vino. Here’s a look at a […]