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No Ordinary Caramel Popcorn

No Ordinary Caramel Popcorn

Posted by on Sep 12, 2012 in Desserts & Chocolate, Field Notes | 1 comment

Moose Munch® Popcorn. It’s the reason the smell of sweet caramel fills the parking lot on our beautiful Southern Oregon campus a few times a week. Deliciously rich and chocolaty, it’s always a treat to see a bowl of fresh Moose Munch® Popcorn in the break room when walking into work. Apart from our Royal Riviera® Pears, to me it’s the product that...

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Fresh Fruit. The Old Fashioned Way

Fresh Fruit. The Old Fashioned Way

Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 in Field Notes, Fresh Fruit | 2 comments

In 1936, the Hoover Dam was completed. Jesse Owens won the 100 meter dash at the Berlin Olympics. The first edition of LIFE MAGAZINE was published. And Harry and David introduced the first Fruit-of-the-Month Club® Collection. That was a really long time ago. And even though we may not make it to mainstream history’s timeline, it’s pretty cool that...

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Charlie in Our Chocolate Factory

Charlie in Our Chocolate Factory

Posted by on Sep 7, 2012 in Desserts & Chocolate, Field Notes | 0 comments

Almost everything we do around here has to do with either fruit or chocolate. It’s kind of what keeps us going at the end of those long days and what gets us up bright and early in the morning. I decided to take a further look into the latter, our much loved secret chocolate blend. Our chocolatier, Charlie Douglass, gave me the scoop on what goes on...

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