We’ve been working with Wally’s since we started in 2014. The Cheese Box was where we first purchased bean to bar chocolate back in 2011. And now they’ve come to us to check out our factory!
A very nice writeup by Simran Sethi! Read the A to Z article here!
Life&Thyme did a story on us and our work with Ucayali River Cacao. Letterpress Chocolate Finds Gold in Ucayali, Peru
Bartren is a chocolate bar subscription service based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. They featured us in their most recent subscription box with our Maya Mountain Cacao chocolate! They interviewed David about this award-winning bar. https://bartren.com/blogs/news/chocolate-podcast-meet-letterpress-co-founder You can listen below:
https://www.latimes.com/projects/best-ice-cream-los-angeles/ Husband-and-wife team David and Corey Menkes founded their chocolate company in 2014 in their two-bedroom Cheviot Hills apartment, eventually moving the small-batch bean-to-bar operation to a nearby storefront. For years they’d approached ice cream companies about using their … Read More
2,959,560 million: The number of cacao beans the LetterPress Chocolate company roasted last year. That’s right, LetterPress Chocolate co-owner David Menkes counts the beans that go into his chocolate bars, which are mostly 70% cocoa. This isn’t as crazy as it sounds, … Read More
LetterPress Chocolate begins conching for flavor development What is chocolate conching? And why haven’t we ever done it before? In the most basic terms, conching is heat + aeration. But let’s back up a moment and talk about the bigger … Read More
Crafting Cacao Under the Influence of a Printing Press Blogger Sandi who runs the avoidingRegret Blog took our tour and did a wonderful writeup on it! Check out the link below. What happens when a Hollywood graphic designer who volunteers … Read More
Co-owners Corey and David Menkes spend more time sourcing their chocolate than molding it, ensuring the beans they use come from farms that practice sustainable agriculture and pay their workers fair wages. Today, their operation produces nearly 3,000 bars each … Read More
Small Batch Chocolate-Maker Puts Together Some of LA’s Best-Sourced Cacao LetterPress Chocolate’s owners want Angelenos to know the vast difference between chocolatiers and chocolate-makers. And while the city is full of the former, LetterPress is one of a few small batch … Read More