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If Willy Wonka had the World Wide Web

April 8, 2020
Many of us grew up thinking that Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory was a far-fetched dream. Sam Ratto has made chocolate making a reality in Raleigh. He’s the co-founder of Videri Chocolate, where he makes ethically-sourced chocolate bars and bonbons. We sat down with him to hear about how he uses technology to get delicious chocolate into people’s hands. What role does technology play in the life of a chocolate maker? And how does a global pandemic affect the day-to-day life of his small business?