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The Slow Melt

The Slow Melt is a podcast about chocolate that takes its name from the fact that chocolate melts at human body temperature. As the website says, The Slow Melt uses chocolate as a "lens through which to explore the world -- from flavor and physiology to chemistry and conservation, from global markets and gender to climate change, social justice and beyond -- highlighting the people, places and processes behind this $100 billion industry." The site features two related series of nine Episodes each (as of this write up). The Slow Melt installments cover topics such as "Chocolate is Multiple," the pilot episode in which host and founder Simran Sethi explains her reasons for creating podcast about chocolate, and "The High Price of Cheap Chocolate," (episode 4). In the Maker Series, each installment focuses on specific chocolate makers, from well-established creators like Valrhona, which has been in business since 1922, to newcomers like Fruition Chocolate, founded in 2011. Those looking for further reading on the world of chocolate will find a list of books, articles, and studies and reports on the Inclusions page, accessible under the Episodes drop-down menu. The musically minded can find a list of songs included on the podcast under Music Attribution, organized by episode. The Slow Melt is available to stream on platforms such as Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and SoundCloud, as well as at the link above.
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Date of Scout Publication
December 6th, 2019
Date Of Record Creation
December 2nd, 2019 at 10:51am
Date Of Record Release
December 3rd, 2019 at 9:20am
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