It’s only been a little over year since we moved to The Tannery, but we have quite a bit to celebrate! In it’s current issue, Yankee Magazine has named The Whoopie one the “Editors’ Choice Food Awards in New England”. This is the only whoopie pie named in New England plus the only product on the North Shore that has been given this distinction.
Check out our feature in O, The Oprah Magazine in the world according to Gayle!
Chococoa Baking Participating in 2013 Chocolate Tour
Chococoa Baking Company and Cafe is one of the 20 spots around Newburyport participating in Newburyport’s 10th Annual Chocolate Tour.
Saturday, May 4th you can get your chocolate fix!
Stop in and sample a Chococoa’s Whoopies and relax in our Cafe. Tour runs from 1:00-5:00. [read more]
Chococoa Baking Company & Cafe has relocated to 50 Water Street, The Tannery, Mill Bldg. #1, Newburyport, MA. We have expanded and now offer extensive seating. We have extended our hours to be open Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:30pm; Saturday, 7:00am-4:00pm; and NOW OPEN SUNDAYS! 7:00am-1:00pm. [read more]
Whoopie pies – a sweet new gig
By Josh Hyatt @Money January 5, 2012: 1:45 PM ET
(MONEY Magazine) — Had Julie Ganong and Alan Mons not both been laid off in 2008, the couple might not be making whoopie right now. Whoopie pies, that is.
Almost immediately after being let go from The Provident Bank, where she was a senior vice president, Ganong began searching for similar positions. But her husband, a business analyst at Sun Life Financial, “was not unhappy” to get the ax.Video
Failing to find a decent whoopie pie “that actually tasted like chocolate,’’ Alan Mons, and his wife, Julie Ganong, both in financial services at the time, decided to perfect their own version. They also wanted to avoid a dry whoopie pie, something all too common. So the couple blended three types of chocolate to create their cakes. [read more]