In the news

As you probably noticed, we have redone our website. Part of the new website will be a new and improved news article list which we are still in the process of building. Please keep an eye out as we add more recent news articles.

If you are aware of any mentions of Amano Artisan Chocolate that we have not included, please send us an e-mail

June – July 2008
Los Angeles Times: Chocolate Made in America
Culinary Fool: Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

January – February 2008
Press Release: Amano Chocolate Nabs Bronze Medal in International Competition
Lorre White Video: Best American Gourmet Botique Chocolate. Lorre Collects 4 of the Best
Chocolate Snob Blog: Amano: Ocumare Grand Cru Dark Chocolate, 70% Cacao
On The Menu Podcast: January 4th, 2008
Exploring Chocolate Blog: Product Review: Amano Artisan Chocolate
Chocolate Bytes Blog: Chocolate Review: Amano Chocolate

November – December 2007
Variety of Sources: Amano Artisan Chocolate Wins Again – Top honors at LA International Chocolate Salon
Chocolate Snob Blog: Los Angeles International Chocolate Salon: Amano
Catalyst Magazine: Amano: Orem’s Award Winning Chocolate (Pgs 36,37)
Candy Addict: Candy Review: Amano Limited Edition Cuyagua Bar
Culinate: Gifts: Chocolate
Desert Buzz: The New York Chocolate Show — Even More Coverage
Serge the Concierge: A Mano a Mano with Chocolate, Amano Hand Crafted Bars… from Utah
Candy Addict: Candy Events: New York City Chocolate Show 2007
Salt Lake Tribune: Utah Chocolate Show Coverage (Nov. 18)
Family SLC Blog: The Utah Chocolate Show (in Japanese) Chocolate Gifts
CacaoLab Blog: Interview With Art Pollard of Amano Chocolate Part I 
CacaoLab Blog: Interview With Art Pollard of Amano Chocolate Part II
CacaoLab Blog: Interview With Art Pollard of Amano Chocolate Part III

September – October 2007

The Nibble Food Blog: “Top Pick of the Week / Amo, Amas, Amat: Amano Artisan Chocolate
The New Yorker: Extreme Chocolate
Wasatch Journal: The New Chocolate: Falling in Love all Over Again
Daily Universe : Local Chocolate Factory Gains National Acclaim
Salt Lake Tribune – Dining Notes: Prized Chocolate
Serious Eats Blog – Required Eating: “A” is for Amano
Taste TV (San Francisco Chocolate Salon) : Amano Artisan Chocolate – Candy (Interview): “Turning your Candy Hobby Into a Business
Chocolate In Context Blog: Chocolate in an Expanded Context: Emily Takes on Amano Across the Web


July – August 2007

Su Good Eats Blog (Mention) : “Favorite Fancy Foods: The Chocolate
Press Release: “For Amano Chocolate, The Accolades Keep Coming
Candy Blog Review : “Amano Single Origin Bars Review: “Review of Amano Chocolate Bars
Treasure HD Television: How the Best is Done
ChuckEats Blog Review: Amano Cuyagua – Best Chocolate Bar Period (With Interview).

May – June 2007 Newsletter Feature: “Mountain Chocolate: Amano, a New Artisan Producer From the Salt Lake State
Dining Dish Blog: “A Second Chance to Save Chocolate
CacaoLab Blog: “Madagascar Battle: Bonnat vs. Amano
David Lebovitz Blog: “Amano Chocolate
Chocolate Obsession Blog: “Review: Amano Artisan Chocolate
Television: Salt Lake City KUTV 2 Morning Show, June 28th.

March – April 2007 Blog Review: “Amano Ocumare — Best Chocolate (bar) in the US!”
Chocolate Runner’s Blog Review: “Amano Chocolate
Gourmet News: “Can-do attitude evolves into chocolate company.”
Joseph Hall Blog: “Amano Chocolate : Finally Available”
Joseph Hall Blog: “Amano, Caramel and Cashew Butter Ice Cream”

February 2007

Utah Valley Magazine, p. 16
Candy Industry (trade magazine): January Issue, p. 88. Candy Wrapper: Sweet Profile (PDF) Chocolate Connoisseur’s Club Newsletter: Page 11, Amano USA.
The Art of Tasting Chocolate: Amano Artisan Chocolate, Made in the USA!
National Public Radio: “A Bittersweet Guide to the Best V-Day Chocolate“.
Misc. coverage on various NPR stations, CBS Morning Show (Bay Area), and Martha Stewart Radio.

November – December 2006
Daily Universe (BYU Campus Newspaper): BYU Alumnus Creates Chocolate Confections
Salt Lake Magazine, p. 62

July – August 2006

Radio: KCPW Park City Utah’s NPR station did an news segment featuring Amano Chocolate entitled : From the Bean to the Bar . . . Amano Chocolate Sets Up Shop in Orem you can listen to it here.
Deseret News (Salt Lake City, UT. Newspaper): Chocolate company full of beans — cocoa beans
Daily Herald (Provo, UT. Newspaper — Mirrored locally with permission): Provo Software Developers Diversify into Gourmet Chocolate Making

April 2006

Mention: Sally’s Place Article — “Conching: Crucial Step in Chocolate’s Flavor and Texture” by Stephanie Zonis.
Blog Preview: CandyAddict The preview may be found here.