Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker won two Good Food Awards for 70% Madagascar and 70% Madagascar Wild Pepper chocolate bars at last night's ceremony! The two bars were chosen by a panel of the country’s foremost chocolate experts for their exceptional taste and for supporting sustainable agriculture and social good.
The Good Food Awards recognize truly good food: tasty, authentic and responsibly produced. The seal assures consumers they have found something exceptionally delicious that also supports sustainability and social good. Selected by a panel of leading experts in the chocolate industry, award recipients are recognized for pushing their industries towards craftsmanship and sustainability while enhancing our agricultural landscape and building strong communities.
“Over the past four years, I have completely immersed myself in all things cocoa, from understanding origin, developing relationships with cocoa farmer, to producing the final product,” says Eric Lampman, chocolate maker. “It is an honor to be recognized alongside some of the best chocolate makers in the country who are dedicated to making great chocolate and connecting with local producers.”
Follow Eric's journey on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and visit the South End Kitchen for through-the window views of bean to bar production.