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After reading this article, you will no longer doubt the benefits of dark chocolate!  It is important to keep in mind that moderation is key to maintain these benefits in the long term. It is recommended to consume one to two squares of dark chocolate per day (from 70% high in cocoa). This way, you will enjoy the nutritional benefits of dark chocolate while maintaining a reasonable caloric intake. • Antioxidants  Its strong contribution in antioxidant is one of its principal assets. Chocolate contains catechins, flavanols and polyphenols which contribute to the proper functioning of the brain functions, skin, and...

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Discover how cacao products can easily be part of your parties, BBQ and gathering with family and friends. Chocolate will bring original flavors to your traditional recipes. Tasty way to impress demanding palates! Breakfast: bacon covered in chocolate Revisit the classic fried bacon! Fry some bacon in a pan. Dip it into tempered chocolate mini-grammes (mini-chips). Let it set in the fridge and enjoy ;) Snacks: pretzels covered in chocolates For those who love sweet and sour as an appetizer! This easy recipe only needs three ingredients: dark chocolate mini-grammes, pretzels twists and cocoa nibs for a crunchy touch.  Please,...

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Let’s discover Cluizel's 100% bean process Since 1948, the Manufacture Cluizel has been sharing its passion for chocolate."We take to heart to share our knowledge and way of working the noblest ingredient: cocoa". The Manufacture CLUIZEL developed a direct, sustainable relationship with cocoa planters. Please refer to the following article: we-are-proud-of-our-differences A genuine and natural chocolate taste, this is what our self-demanding Chocolaterie strives for. This fair commitment is a pledge of quality. Let's sum up the process: Cocoa beans are fermented and dried according to a skillfully controlled technique, at the planter’s premises and then shipped to our Manufacture...

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Yes, you read that right. Chocolate is going to become your new ally. We'll tell you why. Let's start by recalling that cocoa beans are the fruit of the Theobroma tree. The beans contain fat called cocoa butter ‘or’ Theobroma oil. The latter is part of the list of ingredients of the delicious chocolate we can enjoy. The high cocoa content of dark chocolate (above 70% cacaos) makes it a powerful ally. In fact, according to the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, dark chocolate leaves less room for sugar and contains no milk, unlike milk chocolate. The association...

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“There is nothing in the world like a mother’s love.” - Gena Hill - For Mother's Day, treat your mom to our delicious Mom's Sweet Basket! Cluizel, USA has put together an assortment of delicious handmade treats in an authentic wicker basket, which includes chocolate truffles, candied orange slices, homemade cookies, rose hard candies in a cute little pale, and a unique branded chef's towel! Place your order by April 30th and we'll include a mini “Pause Insolente” bar (or similar) for FREE!  Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 9th.

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