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Original Beans Cru Virunga – Review


Original Beans might have changed a few things like new packaging design and a new lower price, but not everything is brand new.  My favorite Original Beans chocolate bar is back and this time with a vibrant purple splash on the packaging. … Continue reading

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Original Beans Piura Porcelana – Review


Along with the recent new packaging design and a new lower price, Original Beans also brought out a new chocolate bar – Piura Porcelana.  The packaging splash is bright pink for Piura. In 2007, Original Beans discovered a “forgotten” white cacao, or “Porcelana,” in … Continue reading

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Original Beans Is Helping the Planet With Chocolate


Have you helped the planet today?  This year Earth Day is April 22, 2011, but why not think about every day as Earth Day.  One of the chocolate makers at Drexelius Chocolates is making a difference. Original Beans Impacts The … Continue reading

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Original Beans Beni Wild Harvest – Review


Original Beans Beni Wild Harvest is back with a new packaging design and a new lower price.  Has the flavor of the chocolate bar changed too?  Let’s find out. The Beni chocolate bar (#1) was my introduction to Original Beans. … Continue reading

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Go Green With Chocolate This St Patrick’s Day


    Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Drexelius Chocolates! This week the whole world is going green!  For St. Patrick’s Day 🙂  Food turns green, rivers run green, hair turns green and even the beer will be green.  Thankfully, the … Continue reading

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Cool Down With Chilly Chocolate Banana Buttons


It’s been a relatively cool start to summer, but we all know it’s going to get hot and we’ll need something to cool ourselves down.  Well, I have just the dessert for you to beat the heat.  These tasty and … Continue reading

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Scrumptious Chocolate Pudding with Sizzling Bacon Spoons


I love pudding.  Creamy, smooth, great flavor.  It ranks higher than cake and cupcakes on my yummy desserts list.  Chocolate really has a chance to stand out in pudding, unlike cake where the chocolate flavor can be dull and listless. … Continue reading

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To Conch or Not To Conch


The SF Chocolate Salon brought out a lot of questions.  Besides the question about white sugar, which we talked in this post, people also wanted to know what is conching?  Original Beans lists conching information right on their label so … Continue reading

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Everyone’s a Critic…


We were at the SF Chocolate Salon this past weekend.  Spring has definitely arrived.  The weather was gorgeous during our ride up the coast and our stay in the city.  The day of the Salon is a beautiful, cool, sunny … Continue reading

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SF Chocolate Salon – Booth #33


Where will you be Saturday March 20th?  Drexelius Chocolates will be at Booth #33 at the San Francisco Chocolate Salon.  We are hosting Original Beans at our booth so come on by to say hi, get a taste of this … Continue reading

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