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Gourmet chocolate museum opens in Paris

Paris now has its very own chocolate museum. Choco-Story, “the gourmet chocolate museum,” officially opened on February 5. The museum retraces the 4,000-year-old history of cocoa through displays and artefacts and explains chocolate-making techniques with demonstrations and tastings. Ironically, Paris’s first chocolate museum is privately owned and operated by the Van Belle family of Belgian chocolatiers. … Continue reading Gourmet chocolate museum opens in Paris

World’s biggest chocolate festival opens in Paris

Paris’s 15th annual Salon du Chocolat is taking place in Paris from October 14 to 18, 2009. This year’s amazing chocolate extravaganza, being held at Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, will bring together more than 400 leading chocolatiers from around the world. Jean-Paul Hevin, Arnaud Larher, Michel Cluizel and many of the other top names … Continue reading World’s biggest chocolate festival opens in Paris