FAMES: THE SURVIVAL OF THE SWEETEST
From a cobblestoned German street to a pulsating Mediterranean port to a colorful Brooklyn neighborhood, Fames incorporates the best of each culture’s techniques in every luscious chocolate morsel.
A good chocolate is not made - it is crafted.
Chocolate magic originates in wetland areas near the equator
Cacao pods, each containing about fifty beans, are harvested by hand and cracked open to carefully release a white, fibrous mixture of beans and pulp, which is covered and left to ferment. The beans are then sun-dried and sorted based on size and quality. Savvy chocolatiers are careful to source their cacao beans from healthy plantations, where the trees, pods and workers are well-cared for.