OBSESSIONS: Wild Chocolate

OBSESSIONS: Wild Chocolate

Forget Willy Wonka and those heart-shaped Valentine’s boxes. OBSESSIONS: Wild Chocolate. is a totally different beast. Join host Rowan Jacobson as he elbows his way through the rain forest, crash lands into cocaine flyaways, and avoids a few too many anaconda, tagging along with modern-day Lara Crofts as they try to get their hands on some of the world’s most ancient– and expensive– cacao.

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October 19, 2022 2 mins

Introducing the first season of OBSESSIONS: Wild Chocolate. We take you deep into the Amazon on the hunt for fortune, glory and chocolate.  Want some of this god-level chocolate? Kaleidoscope has joined forces with wild cocoa hunter Luisa Abram and Stettler Chocolate to make a special box to go along with this very podcast. Just visit: www.stettler-chocolate.com to order your wild chocolate today. Like what you hear? Follow us @ksc...

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Things get off to a rocky start when the team accidentally crashes into a major cocaine flyway.  Want some of this god-level chocolate? Kaleidoscope has joined forces with Luisa Abram and Stettler Chocolate to make a special box to go along with this very podcast. Just visit: www.stettler-chocolate.com to order your wild chocolate today.

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November 2, 2022 36 mins

Cacao hunter Volker Lehman has spent 20 years ruining his life to chase the perfect flavor. But he just can’t quit the Amazon. 

Want some of this god-level chocolate? Kaleidoscope has joined forces with Luisa Abram and Stettler Chocolate to make a special box to go along with this very podcast. Just visit: www.stettler-chocolate.com to order your wild chocolate today.

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November 9, 2022 36 mins

No one should be murdered over some cacao beans. But as the world gets a taste for wild chocolate, competition becomes cutthroat. 

Want some of this god-level chocolate? Kaleidoscope has joined forces with Luisa Abram and Stettler Chocolate to make a special box to go along with this very podcast. Just visit: www.stettler-chocolate.com to order your wild chocolate today.

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November 16, 2022 35 mins

Remember the Mast Brothers scandal? Think you are eating sustainable, small batch chocolate? It's way more complicated than that. Plus: when three idealists try to tackle the evils of Big Chocolate, they realize treacherous roads, nails and bullets are just the beginning of their problems.  

Want some of this truly bean to bar chocolate? Kaleidoscope has joined forces with Luisa Abram and Stettler Chocolate to make a special box to...

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November 23, 2022 27 mins

On the edges of one of the world’s most stunning nature preserves, an ancient Mayan secret has been hiding in plain sight. Want some of this god-level chocolate? Kaleidoscope has joined forces with Luisa Abram and Stettler Chocolate to make a special box to go along with this very podcast. Just visit: www.stettler-chocolate.com to order your wild chocolate today. Like what you hear? Follow us @kscope_nyc on Twitter and Instagram.

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November 30, 2022 39 mins

When a Brazilian prodigy discovers a wild new strain of cacao, she can’t tame the flavor, until a mysterious fixer shows up at her door with a plan. Want some of this god-level chocolate? Kaleidoscope has joined forces with Luisa Abram and Stettler Chocolate to make a special box to go along with this very podcast. Just visit: www.stettler-chocolate.com to order your wild chocolate today.

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December 7, 2022 36 mins

As Volker continues his quest for the perfect bean, police stage a stake out on his property to snare local cacao thieves. Want some of this god-level chocolate? Kaleidoscope has joined forces with Luisa Abram and Stettler Chocolate to make a special box to go along with this very podcast. Just visit: www.stettler-chocolate.com to order your wild chocolate today. Like what you hear? Follow us @kscope_nyc on Twitter and Instagram.

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December 14, 2022 33 mins

Welcome to the final chapter of Wild Chocolate! This week, we dive into the actual experience of eating REAL chocolate. Why does it have an almost drug-like effect on so many of us? And what can a chocolatier do to make that experience pop? And, you know, where can I get me some? (To start go to www.stettler-chocolate.com

For seven weeks, we’ve dragged you past floods and jungles, electric eels and narco traffickers and this week...

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In this new series from Kaleidoscope co-founder Mangesh Hattikudur, we journey into the weird, wonderful world of astrology with a little help from: Mangesh's mom, a science writer, a famous musician, and one very sneaky author! But when an ominous prediction suddenly comes true, his life turns upside down.

 

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Miles and the team learn how Vassilis and his gang pulled off the biggest bank robbery in Greek history without firing a single shot.

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June 6, 2024 43 mins

A young radio producer in Afghanistan is given an impossible task: to create a brand new, revolutionary talent show in just two months.

To purchase original Afghan Star artwork visit www.awastudios.com/afghanstar — proceeds go to support The Noor Initiative, who are on a mission to ensure every Afghan girl has access to education and opportunity.

Music at the end of this episode from Afghan musician Qais Maroof, contestant on The V...

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