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    The asked-for and long-awaited Chocolate Tour

    hillary — 5 years ago

    Tasty Tours is at it again with their second tour hitting the Toronto pavement, this time a chocolate tour of the ever trendy, Trinity Bellwoods strip. Toronto foodies can expect to wet their whistles on all things chocolate, from facts to fondue there’s something chocolate for everyone. These shoes are made for walking and this belly needs to be full! Chocoholics unite (insert three long strides, jump, high five)!

    Soma Clusters
    Audrey Ooi is the girl genius behind Tasty Tours and believe me she has done her homework. If you think you know your chocolate, think again. Audrey is full of tasty facts, letting chocolate lovers in on how chocolate is made from bean to bar.

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Choco-locate in the Media

Choco-locate in Ontario Business Report

When award winning filmmaker Lalita Krishna was in Silver Springs, Maryland, pitching PBS on her new documentary "Semi-sweet," she found herself in a mall looking for some of the sweet stuff to take to the meeting. That's when she had a "light-bulb moment" about the perfect "transmedia" extension to her documentary about "the world of chocolate," which she was proposing to shoot at locations in Africa, Europe, the US and Canada. To read more click here.

Semisweet on the Radio

  • Listen to Director Michael Allcock speak about the film on 570 News Kitchener Waterloo click here.

  • Check out Ron and Nadine being interviewed live on Moose FM 93.5 Radio

  • Tune in live on June 6th to Haliburton Radio (Canoe 100.9 FM)

  • Tune in live on June 8th to the CBC's Lang/O'leary show

Semisweet in the Press

Semisweet in the Globe and Mail


'Film tells the not-so-sweet side of chocolate'

What do you think of when you think of chocolate? Decadence? Dieting? An industry rife with exploitation and labour abuses?

Toronto director Michael Allcock offers a peek at the various sides of chocolate in the new documentary Semisweet: Life In Chocolate, airing on TVO on June 6. The film tells four stories – of Ron Obadia and Nadine Artemis, two raw food enthusiasts; of employees who live and work in Hershey, Pa., known as “The Sweetest Place on Earth” and more. To read more click here.

Did you know?

Chocolate is rich in phenolics, the same heart protective antioxidants found in wine. Indulgence? I call it self preservation!

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