Monthly Archives: May 2019

Functional Comfort Food

Ruby chocolate food trend

Back in 2017 (Functional Comfort Food) we reported about ruby red chocolate made from ruby cocoa beans sourced from the Ivory Coast, Ecuador, and Brazil that Swiss mega-chocolatier The Barry Callebaut Group had recently launched into the Shanghai, China market. Subsequent to the article, ruby chocolate was introduced into the Japan and Europe markets.  On […]

Is Kombucha a Boozy Booch or a Beneficial Beverage?

kombucha fermentation and shots

Between dire predictions of climate change and political stability on the global stage, some of us will be forgiven for turning – albeit only very occasionally – to the world of Hollywood and/or celebrity gossip for relief from the seemingly unstoppable torrent of Bad News. Whether it’s binge watching Game of Thrones or tabloid surfing […]