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How It's Made: A Chocolate Bar Sarah Ridley

How It's Made: A Chocolate Bar By Sarah Ridley

How It's Made: A Chocolate Bar by Sarah Ridley

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How It's Made: A Chocolate Bar Summary

How It's Made: A Chocolate Bar by Sarah Ridley

Follow the story of fair-trade chocolate from bean to bar!

A simple text and clear photographs show each stage of the process. Panels alongside explain the history of chocolate and look at what fair trade means and how it works. The book was produced with the help of the Divine Chocolate. Divine is the only fairtrade chocolate company which is owned by its cocoa farmers.

About Sarah Ridley

Sarah Ridley has an enduring interest in history, the natural world and many other topics which has made her work as an editor and writer of children's information books endlessly fascinating. Some of her books have been shortlisted or longlisted for information book awards, including Dear Jelly Family Letters from the First World War and Suffragettes and the Fight for the Vote. Sarah lives in Colchester with her husband and her student daughter's guinea pigs.

Table of Contents

  • 1: Chocolate is made from cocoa beans
  • 2: When the pods are ripe, the farmers cut them down
  • 3: The pulp and the beans are piled onto leaves
  • 4: The farmers spread the beans on village drying tables
  • 5: The dried beans are put into sacks
  • 6: The cocoa beans go on a journey
  • 7: In the factory, the beans pass through many stages
  • 8: Rollers grind the cocoa nibs into a liquid
  • 9: The liquor is loaded into tankers
  • 10: The warm chocolate mixture is tempered
  • 11: The chocolate bar is checked
  • 12: How a Fairtrade chocolate bar is made
  • 13: More ways to use cocoa
  • 14: The original chocolate companies
  • 15: Fairtrade and Kuapa Kokoo
  • 16: Word bank
  • 17: Index

Additional information

How It's Made: A Chocolate Bar by Sarah Ridley
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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