Drinks that feature a combination of espresso and chocolate are typically referred to as mocha-flavored. Sweetness will come from chocolate, while bitterness will come from espresso.
Mocha's flavor varies according to the type of chocolate used, but it is often bitter and aromatic.
It is a tasty drink enjoyed by many. Mocha beans are roasted and ground for several applications, including baking. It's normally made with black roast coffee, but milder roasts work too.
Mochas are a chocolatey treat from Yemen. This coffee is usually sweet and topped with milk, thus they aren't as sweet as mochas.
While black mocha is a popular flavor, what about white mocha? A White Mocha is similar to a regular coffee drink except that it is made with white chocolate rather than milk or dark chocolate.
Mocha is a cappuccino and hot chocolate mix. Similar to a cappuccino, but with a chocolate twist utilizing either chocolate powder, chocolate syrup or melted chocolate.
Espresso beverages are usually shorter and thinner. This coffee-based drink's flavor varies depending on the type of chocolate syrup used in a recipe.
A cup of mocha has around 200 cal (source). It also contains large levels of fat, protein, and carbohydrates, with carbs accounting for 55% of the 200 calorie total. Mocha is not a healthy drink for weight loss, but it is pleasant.
There are also white mochas produced with cream instead of milk, and flavored mochas like raspberry or hazelnut.
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OCM (OnCoffeeMakers.com) was started in 2007 with the first webpage about coffee machines. And for a number of years, we focused on helping people find their desired coffee machine (we still are helping folks with that! So, if you are looking for coffee machines for office or restaurants - check out the link).
In 2010, we started getting enquiries on restaurant marketing and we start to help food and beverage brands with their marketing. Below are campaigns and events that we have done over the years:
OCM's campaigns: F&B Marketing Ideas by OCM
OCM's Events: F&B Industry events by or with OCM
Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with.
Since then, we have also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of these modules are still running in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes, below are some snippets of our lectures and workshops:
OCM’s F&B workshops: Food and Beverage Marketing Lectures | Workshops - click to watch classes on customer journey map, JTBD and more.
So, if you are looking for industry practitioners to help you scale your coffee or F&B businesses, do drop us a message or book an appointment. Do also check out our various social media platforms on regular F&B and coffee market updates:
For regular coffee (F&B) related videos: OCM Youtube
For Daily Coffee Inspiration (fun coffee content): OCM IG
For insights into the coffee (F&B) industry: OCM LinkedIN
PS: For the coffee lovers, we continue to share coffee articles (and videos) and have also started a free coffee class section (with free online coffee training supported by coffee partners).