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Why does chocolate turn white?

We've all been there - you pick up one of your favourite chocolate bars (mouth salivating), tear open the wrapper (stomach grumbling) in excitement to enjoy that perfectly tempered, shiny chocolate. Instead, you are presented with a white, dull, and quite honestly weird looking lump of chocolate. What happened? Well, there are a few different scenarios that we're likely to play out. Let me discuss each and how to spot one from another.

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What is cocoa butter?

Cocoa butter is an instrumental part of chocolate, be it specialty or industrial. Learn about how it's made, what makes it special, and how it's used in the chocolate industry.

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