Monthly Archives: October 2011

CocoaMojo Prototype Mark II

CocoaMojo Mark I made a giant mess in the kitchen, leaving a layer of bean shell on the floor and all nearby surfaces. After discussions with a colleague who used to work in industrial automation, we decided a winnower based on blowing air would always make a mess. The best solution was to go from read more »

Cocoa Bean Winnower Prototype Mark I

Mike Winnike, founder of Happy Goat Caramels in San Francisco (look for it at Draegers and other fancy food stores), was looking to expand into goat milk caramel chocolate and in need of an apparatus to separate cocoa nibs from cocoa shell after the beans are roasted and cracked. So he came to me. Briefly, read more »