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  • Fig Fever

    Posted on August 16 2017

    Fig Fever
    Anyone who follows us knows that I’m crazy about figs. So it won't surprise you to learn that I'm also crazy about Middle Eastern fig jam. Lucky for me, my dad's...
  • Lovely Loquats

    Posted on July 11 2017

    Lovely Loquats
    I’ll admit I didn’t know what a loquat was until I moved to a home in Culver City that has a large, beautiful loquat tree. Our tree is lush with...
  • Cashews and Macadamias Take the Lead

    Posted on March 28 2017

    Cashews and Macadamias Take the Lead
    We have been using our blog over the past several weeks to explore the inspiration and production behind some of the Ococoa confections. Today, we shine a light on the...
  • Cherry Blossoms and Butter Cups

    Posted on March 15 2017

    Cherry Blossoms and Butter Cups
    Today we continue our blog series on Ococoa confections by offering some insight into one of the most aesthetically-striking cups in the Butter Cup Collection: the Almond Cherry Cup. I could...
  • National Pistachio Day

    Posted on February 26 2017

    National Pistachio Day
    After a short hiatus to tend to romantics and sweet hearts everywhere, we continue our series of blog posts that explore the tasty centers of some of our confections. Today, we celebrate...
  • National Seed Swap Day

    Posted on January 28 2017

    National Seed Swap Day
    The last Saturday of January each year is known as National Seed Swap Day, which is an opportunity for gardeners to gather with other green thumbs and trade seeds. By...
  • The Classic Peanut Butter Cup

    Posted on January 24 2017

    The Classic Peanut Butter Cup
    This is the fourth post in our series that peeks inside some of our confections, and today I am using another arbitrary but delicious holiday -- National Peanut Butter Day! --...
  • Hazelnut Chocolate Butter Cup

    Posted on January 19 2017

    Hazelnut Chocolate Butter Cup
    In this post, we explore the inspiration for our Hazelnut Chocolate Butter Cup: a confection known as gianduja.
  • Happy National Marzipan Day

    Posted on January 12 2017

    Happy National Marzipan Day
    In honor of National Marzipan Day, we invite you to learn more about our Marzipan Truffle Butter Cup.
  • What is a Butter Cup?

    Posted on January 10 2017

    What is a Butter Cup?
    Over the next couple of months, we want to give you an in-depth look at just some of the confections that we pour so much time, energy, and passion into on...
  • Baking with Pumpkin Spice Bark

    Posted on October 24 2016

    Baking with Pumpkin Spice Bark
    There is a lot to love about Fall. The crisp autumn air. Changing leaves. Scarves and boots. But my personal favorite thing about Fall is baking. I relish the opportunity...
  • Ooey Gooey Ococoa S'mores

    Posted on August 03 2016

    Ooey Gooey Ococoa S'mores
    For me, S'mores is a quintessential summer dessert. It evokes camping trips with my husband and beach bonfires with my friends. The trio of ingredients -- graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate -- pair so...
  • Peat Smoke Madness

    Posted on June 02 2016

    Peat Smoke Madness
    This June, I’m excited to introduce Ococoa’s newest chocolate: a Peat Smoked Truffle. Here I’ll share my inspiration for the confection and the process of making it a reality. I...
  • Welcome to Summer Event at The Ripped Bodice

    Posted on June 01 2016

    Welcome to Summer Event at The Ripped Bodice
    Join us this Friday, June 3 from 5-8pm as we help celebrate summer with chocolate samples at The Ripped Bodice in Culver City (located at 3806 Main Street). We are...
  • For All the Mothers

    Posted on April 26 2016

    For All the Mothers
    In my family, Mother’s Day has long been about more than just “mom.” My own mother passed away when I was young, so the day can be bittersweet at times....
  • Administrative Professionals' Day

    Posted on April 11 2016

    Administrative Professionals' Day
    Administrative Professionals are often the unsung heroes of the office. They are experts in everything, able to do the impossible with no time to spare, and remain receptive to ever-changing...
  • Forget-Me-Not

    Posted on March 11 2016

    Forget-Me-Not
    The Forget-Me-Not Collection is Back! We are delighted to announce that Ococoa’s Forget-Me-Not collections have returned for Spring! When we first created this confection, we held a product naming contest....
  • Working Women – Diana Malouf from Ococoa

    Posted on February 19 2016

    Working Women – Diana Malouf from Ococoa
    Mila at Jest Cafe reached out to Diana to find out what makes her tick. She also took some photos of Diana hard at work. We love the pictures (nice...
  • Salt & Straw Ice Cream + Ococoa

    Posted on February 01 2016

    Salt & Straw Ice Cream + Ococoa
    Remember how excited you were when that cute kid talked to you at recess? That’s how we felt when Salt & Straw Ice Creamery asked Ococoa if they could design...

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