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What are antioxidants and how do we measure them?

What are antioxidants and how do we measure them?

Antioxidants are found in all sorts of foods and they inhibit oxidation of the cells in our bodies.  But what exactly are 'antioxidants?' If we break down the word: anti (against) oxidants (oxidation) which means antioxidants are substances that prevent cell damage and can cause oxidation.  Read more


Make Your Own Hot Chocolate Matcha

Make Your Own Hot Chocolate Matcha


 

Make Your own CBD Cacao Mylks at Home


A beginners guide to ChocoVivo: navigating the menu and shop!

A beginners guide to ChocoVivo: navigating the menu and shop!


3 Recipes for your Next Chocolate Spa

3 Recipes for your Next Chocolate Spa


ChocoVivo presents Kid's Chocolate Class

ChocoVivo presents Kid's Chocolate Class


Dark Chocolate and Love 5

Dark Chocolate and Love 5 "lovely" properties of Dark Chocolate


5 chocolate experiences to try in LA

5 chocolate experiences to try in LA


5 recipes with our cacao butters

5 recipes with our cacao butters


5 Perks of working at a Chocolate Factory

5 Perks of working at a Chocolate Factory


ChocoVivo Chocolate Bars Ranked

ChocoVivo Chocolate Bars Ranked


Breakfast at ChocoVivo: Coffee and Cacao our best cacao and coffee drinks for your morning

Breakfast at ChocoVivo: Coffee and Cacao our best cacao and coffee drinks for your morning


How to enjoy a proper chocolate tasting at ChocoVivo

How to enjoy a proper chocolate tasting at ChocoVivo


The Elusive 85% cacao

The Elusive 85% cacao

Attention this one’s for everybody newcomers and regulars too, we’re here to let you in on a little secret.  Read more


The Many uses of Chocolate Dust!

The Many uses of Chocolate Dust!

First things first what is Chocolate Dust? Chocolate Dust is a ground mixture of cacao beans, cinnamon, coconut flakes, vanilla extract salt, if your unsure of how to use it below are just a few ideas... Read more


How to Prepare for your first Cacao Ceremony

How to Prepare for your first Cacao Ceremony

For those of you foreign to Cacao Ceremonies, our Cacao Ceremonies are a a celebratory ritual that opens the heart through the use of “soundbaths” and cacao. Traditionally Cacao Ceremonies have been conducted by the Maya and Ancient Aztec. Origins source back to 1900 B.C. Ceremonies were conducted by ancient shaman, to prepare for or be propelled into journeys. Modern day Cacao Ceremonies are still conducted. ChocoVivo is playing a part in bringing the heart opening ceremony to a more global audience, by conducting ceremonies the last Friday of every month. Read more


5 must try items at ChocoVivo

5 must try items at ChocoVivo

If you have or have never entered the door of ChocoVivo the menu can be difficult to sort out both for newcomers and for second timers. So we’ve prepared a list of must try items at ChocoVivo to make your first or second trip easy.

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TOP 5 things to do in LA

TOP 5 things to do in LA

In the Heart of DTLA lies a true gem Grand Central Market. Around since 1917 Grand Central Market became home to vendors from all across LA. To this day it continues to grow Read more


A Surprising History of St. Patrick's Day

A Surprising History of St. Patrick's Day


 

Shortage of Vanilla Beans

Listen to NPR on why Vanilla Beans are skyrocketing and read about our 2 bars with vanilla beans from different parts of the world - Mexico and Africa. Read more


Chocolate Fat Water

Chocolate Fat Water

Drinking fatty beverages has never been more delicious! Learn what the Tibetans and Mayan have in common.

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Top 6 Unique Spots in Culver City

Top 6 Unique Spots in Culver City

 Here for only a short period of time, see the Top 6 spots you HAVE TO visit in Culver City!

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ChocoVivo Summer Guide to the Westside

ChocoVivo Summer Guide to the Westside

Summer Fun! Read more


The Florentine Codex + History of Drinking Cacao

The Florentine Codex + History of Drinking Cacao


How to Host your own Chocolate and Wine Pairing

How to Host your own Chocolate and Wine Pairing


The Science Behind Chocolate and Coffee

The Science Behind Chocolate and Coffee


Coffee Mocktails featuring Cacao Bitters - House Roots Coffee preview event

Coffee Mocktails featuring Cacao Bitters - House Roots Coffee preview event


Hemp Cacao Butter

Hemp Cacao Butter


Health Benefits of Cacao Almond Butter

Health Benefits of Cacao Almond Butter


Top 5 Things to do in the Chilean Lake District

Top 5 Things to do in the Chilean Lake District


Chilean Wine Guide, an adventure with ChocoVivo: Part 2

Chilean Wine Guide, an adventure with ChocoVivo: Part 2


How to cacao in Chile, an adventure with ChocoVivo: Part 1

How to cacao in Chile, an adventure with ChocoVivo: Part 1


ChocoVivo and Cacao Nibs

ChocoVivo and Cacao Nibs


 

Know Your Cacao: A Beginner's Guide


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New Journal