Hu first started in 2012 in NYC as a high-end restaurant and market; back then they were known as ‘Hu Kitchen.’ Their vegan and paleo-friendly chocolate bars were a hit, and eventually started to sell in the natural retail channel. The purpose-led lifestyle brand, with a mission of, “Get Back to Human,” has expanded beyond chocolate and into new segments – baking, snacking chocolate, and grain-free crackers. Along the way, the brand has stayed true to its core values of unbeatable taste with unmatched simplicity.
Meet Christopher Hendon – a Computational Materials Chemistry professor and a “resident scientist” for specialty coffee. He’s known for conducting tons of experiments on espresso extraction and grinding roasted coffee. With all of this research, he’s published scientific articles and books and even helped crown a U.K. Barista Champion!
December Snack Profile – Tate’s Bake Shop Chocolate Chip Cookies