Fermup The Fermented Food Podcast

58: Cacao Fermentation and Flavor

This week we talk cacao fermentation, one of the very important steps in the production of chocolate. Without fermentation, chocolate would not develop the flavor characteristics that make chocolate taste so good.

Show notes:

Cacao Fermentation

[CulturedPickle: Tokyo Turnips Fermented in Fennel and Bee Pollen Brine Twitter](https://twitter.com/CulturedPickle/status/446285160174985219)

Last Chance Foods: Why You Shouldn’t Eat Raw Chocolate - WNYC

Cacao Prieto

[Science of Cacao - Preserving the bio-diversity of cacao in the DR Cacao Prieto](http://cacaoprieto.com/ourfarm/cacao-science/)
[24: Chocolate Harvest and Fermentation FermUp](http://fermup.com/podcast/24/)
[Optimizing Chocolate Production PDF](http://orbit.dtu.dk/files/20803556/Optimizing_chocolate_production.pdf)

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