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Did you know that there are three varieties of cacao beans used to make chocolate? There are much to learn about these exotic yet amazingly tasty produce of the earth.


Follow us here to learn more about this exciting bean, its rich and always fascinating characters.

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Baked Goods - What's Baking

June 18th, 2019


What's baking in the Baked Goods industry this 2019? Upcoming consumer preferences and trends? Click below to read more and find out how Aalst Chocolate caters to these trends! 

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Ice Cream - It's so Cool

May 14th, 2019


Want to learn about the current market trends in the ice cream industry? Read more and find out how Aalst Chocolate caters to these trends! 

Keeping Chocolate Fresh

January 22nd, 2015


Are you storing your chocolates right? Regardless of whether you are a manufacturer, chocolate connoisseur or home-baker, the rules stay the same. Read this guide to learn how to ensure your chocolate stay fresh.

What are Fat Bloom and Sugar Bloom?

January 2nd, 2015


You must have come across chocolate covered in white or light brown patches. Are these chocolate still edible? What causes these discolouration? Find out the science behind fat bloom and sugar bloom, and how it affects the sensory profile of chocolate.

Working With Chocolate

January 2nd, 2015


Chocolate is notoriously challenging to handle for first-time home bakers. Let our experts break down the intricate steps and explain the science behind handling chocolate. You will soon be making beautiful creations with chocolate.

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