Since 2014, François Chartier has been an aroma consultant for Cacao Barry, the world’s foremost cocoa processor and chocolate manufacturer which produces a complete range of high-end couverture chocolate and a host of products for the pastry and chocolate industry. Chartier’s collaboration has been even more fruitful since Cacao Barry has established branches of its Chocolate Academy around the world in recent years.


The “créateur d’harmonies” François Chartier enjoys working with the best food producers to help them find the different aromatic harmonies with their specialties. Here, he shares his research approach developed with Érablière Escuminac, a fine Quebec maple farm.

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