Slow Melt Productions

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Producers of The Slow Melt, a program all about chocolate.


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17 Pieces

The Slow Melt is a biweekly program that uses chocolate as the thick, delicious lens through which to explore the world—from flavor and physiology to chemistry and conservation, from global markets and gender to climate change, social justice and beyond—highlighting the people, places and processes behind this $100 billion industry. It is hosted and written by journalist and author Simran Sethi.


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Fruition Chocolate was founded in 2011 by Bryan Graham and is based in Woodstock, USA. The company is known for stone-grinding cocoa beans as a mea...

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  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 26:24
  • Purchases: 1
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Theo Chocolate was founded in 2006 by Joe Whinney and Debra Music and is based in Seattle, USA. The company is known as being the first organic, fa...

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 33:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Cailo Chocolate was founded in 2016 by the Castillo and Carniello families and is based in Perth, Australia. The bean-to-bar producer sources its c...

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 26:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Cacao Hunters was founded in 2013 by Carlos Ignacio Velasco and Mayumi Ogata and is based in Popayán, Colombia. The company is dedicated to finding...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2017
  • Length: 39:06
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Marou, Faiseurs de Chocolat, was founded in 2011 by Vincent Mourou and Samuel Maruta and is based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The company is the ...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2017
  • Length: 39:58
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Ritual Chocolate was founded in 2010 by Robbie Stout and Anna Davies and is based in Park City, USA. The company makes small-batch, bean-to-bar cho...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 33:48
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Valrhona was founded in 1922 by Albéric Guironnet in the small village of Tain L’Hermitage, France, and is now also based in Brooklyn, USA. The com...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 20:40
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Askinosie Chocolate was founded in 2007 in Springfield, USA, by Shawn Askinosie, who left his job as a criminal defense lawyer to pursue his love o...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2017
  • Length: 44:35
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SOMA Chocolatemaker was founded in 2003 by David Castellan and Cynthia Leung and is based in Toronto, Canada. The company has since grown to two st...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 37:48
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There is no chocolate industry without Africa. African cocoa is bountiful and painful, cyclical and dynamic. In this episode, we get two snapshots ...

  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 42:08