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Product Characteristics – Chocolate

Chocolate is a confectionery, usually sweet product, made of cocoa, fat and sugar. It comes in the form of a liquid, paste or in a block.
Chocolate is sensitive to temperature and should be storage in 15 – 17°C. It has high energy value, in 100 g chocolate is 500-700 kcal.
There are different chocolate products, the most common are:

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  • Dark chocolate – contain at least 70% cocoa solids.
  • Milk chocolate – contain powdered, liquid or condensed milk and less than 50% cocoa solids.
  • White chocolate – contain milk, sugar and not more than 33% cocoa butter without cocoa solids.

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The history of Chocolate

First trace of chocolate leads to Mesoamerica.

Evidence suggests that beverages appeared already in 1900 BC, whereas fermented seeds of cacao tree have been served as an alcoholicocoa_beansc beverage in 1400 BC.

To Europe, chocolate arrived in 16th century, when Christopher Columbus came back from his 4th mission to Americas. Cacao beans were found in a native canoe which he seized. But it did not become famous until the Spanish conquest the Aztecs. Then it was imported to Europe and quickly recognized by the court. Continue reading “The history of Chocolate”

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Important Dates GRA 1

Mandatory Assignment:
00 – Work Methods – Start Date: 14 October 2014 Due Date: 27 October 2014
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 01 – Photography – Start Date: 27 October 2014  Due Date: 21 August 2015 (as a part of Portfolio)
02 – Logo – Start Date: 10 November 2014  Due Date: 9 January 2015
03 – Illustration – Start Date: 26 January 2015 Due Date: 20 February 2015
04 – Layout – Start Date: 2 March 2015 Due Date: (27 March 2015 – Pro. Des.) 17 April 2015
05 – Product Website 1 – Start Date: 24 August 2015 Due Date: 4 December 2015
05 – Product Website 2  Due Date: 29 April 2016
06 – Photography 2 – Start Date: 26 October 2015 Due Date: 20 November 2015
07 – Branding and Packaging – Start Date: 25 January 2016 Due Date: 1 April 2016


GRAP – Start Date: 2 March 2015 Due Date: 12 June 2015
GRAM – Start Date: 2 March 2015 Due Date: 21 August 2015


WEBM  – Start Date: 22 February 2016 Due Date: 27 May 2016
WEBP – 1  – Start Date: 22 February 2016 Due Date: 29 April 2016
WEBP – 2 – Due Date: 7 October 2016

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The Journey Here.

The time has come – welcome to my world.


I am 23 years old girl and live in Norway since end of May 2010. I moved here from Poland, where I grew up and had amazing childhood with my loving family and friends. I guess that my background is a lot different from most of the student, which come from Norway.

Different culture, nature, traditions and education system…all of these things makes me kinda special, I think. And I like it. Continue reading “The Journey Here.”