At indi chocolate, we get to meet some pretty amazing people from around the world with different missions surrounding chocolate, whether it be making chocolate at the origin location, or in their hometowns across the world.
The Chocolate Refiner has allowed small batch chocolate making to grow around the world. Jay Holecek is a great example of a chocolate visionary, he is in Costa Rica now working with cacao farmers. He is helping them learn the techniques and bringing them the equipment so that they can also become chocolate makers. Using small batch equipment like the Chocolate Refiner he has made chocolate making in origin countries a much more realistic possibility.
Jay has developed methods to teach farmers how to make chocolate using equipment that he carries on his motorcycle. He plans on going to Belize, Nicaragua and Panama with his motorcycle micro-chocolate factory.