Explore the tastes, myths and history of cocoa with Arlene Adam, Independent Founding Curator with The Cocoa Exchange™. This free discussion and chocolate tasting takes place at the Chester County Library & Distribution Center, 450 Exton Square Pkwy, Exton, PA 19341 on September 27 from 7–8 PM.
Chocolate! Be an Educated Consumer uncovers the centuries old history of the cocoa bean, from the Aztecs in the ancient rainforests of South America to modern day discoveries. Arlene reveals the true meaning of those 70% cacao labels on dark chocolates and shows the best way to savor the beloved confection. With Arlene’s expert help, participants experience the art of tasting chocolate through sampling several different brands.
“This is sure to be a fun, delicious, and informative session. I’ll share some cocoa-inspired anecdotes. Learn my Chocolate Purchasing 101 tips and the importance of sustainability. See how you fare with chocolate trivia questions. And let your taste buds be your guide.” — Arlene Adam, Independent Curator, The Cocoa Exchange™