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Baking Question: Will Cocomels harden during baking?

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Baking Question: Will Cocomels harden during baking?

We received a question from our website to this effect: "If I use your Cocomels in a pie, will they reharden once the pie has cooled or will they remain in a sauce-like consistency? If they will reharden, what can I do to make them more syrupy?" The answer is that they will likely reharden.  It works like this:  Cocomels get harder as moisture leaves the candy.  Cooking cooks moisture out of the candy, leading to a firmer texture once cool.  If, however, you have a lot of moisture in your pie (from berries etc) that moisture might actually soften...

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How to Make Dairy Free Cocomel Apples

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How to Make Dairy Free Cocomel Apples

This was fun and delicious. I'm biased, yes, but OMG was this good.  I fell in love with Cocomels all over again.  Easy Dairy Free Caramel Apples What you need: 1 to 1.25 pounds of Cocomels: unwrapped ones (around 6 pouches of Original Cocomels or Sea Salt Cocomels) 1/2 cup of canned coconut milk (not lite) Apples - this will cover about 4 apples, depending on their size Parchment paper cut into squares about 10", for every apple Some kind of apple stick (I like to cut up the apples at the end so a fork even works) A pot A...

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Cocomels and Whole Foods Loan Program

Cocomels and Whole Foods Loan Program

JJ’s Sweets® Awarded Whole Foods Market® Local Producer Loan; Proceeds Used to Launch New Chocolate-Covered Cocomels®, Organic Coconut Milk Caramels   Boulder, CO-based JJ’s Sweets®, maker of Cocomels®, was awarded financing via the Local Producer Loan Program by Whole Foods Market® to launch new Chocolate-Covered Cocomels® in a convenient two-pack, now available to all retailers nationwide. Cocomels, the original coconut milk caramels™, are artisan crafted, smooth and creamy caramel confections that are gluten free, dairy free, non-GMO, vegan, kosher and certified organic.   Boulder, CO (July 14, 2014) – After achieving significant growth and national distribution for its artisan-made, dairy free and certified organic Cocomels®,...

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Do Cocomels have a Super Power?

Do Cocomels have a Super Power?

Allergen-Free Organic Caramels To The Rescue I was once asked, “If Cocomels could save the world, how would they do it?  What is their Super Power?”  I imagined this scenario: A human in trouble:  “HELP!  Life is so complicated…  So much to do, so many stimuli,  so    many     conflicting     messages!  I barely know who I am anymore.  Plus, I lost my keys.  I just need a moment for myself that will remind me how beautiful life is and how simple it can be.” Cocomel: “Hello, I heard a call for help, I’m here to save the world!  You...

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Movement and Changes

What a journey this is turning out to be. I created the first Cocomel a couple of years ago and humbly put it on the table of my booth at the Boulder farmers market. From that moment, watching people taste them and hearing their comments, I realized I was on to something. Now all I needed to do was to learn how to build a company and brand around this idea. Not a simple task it turns out...For two years I’ve been learning as much I can, talking to those with experience, reading books and just getting out there and...

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