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Chippenham Vegan Chocolate Festival 24 October 2021

Chippenham Vegan Chcolate Festival

Tomorrow we’ll be at out first event in two years! Postponed from 2020 we’re really excited to be at the Vegan Chocolate Festival in our home town of Chippenham. Set in the beautiful Neeld and Town Hall the festival is in two distinct parts. We’ll be downstairs in the Neeld for the Vegan Chocolate Festival. […]

Finalists for the Taste of the West Awards 2021

Liqueur Cherry Chocolates Finalists 2021

We’re delighted to be finalists at the Taste of the West Awards 2021 in both the Chocolate and the Vegan Category! Following our record Eleven Taste of the West Gold Awards and a Silver award earlier this year, we now have three products selected as finalists for the Taste of the West Champions 2021, patron […]

Improved Website Experience

Diana bean to bar

We’ve made some behind the scenes website improvements that won’t be immediately obvious, but we thought we should tell you anyway…! Payment processing Ever since we started in 2006 we’ve used SagePay (now named Opayo) in conjunction with a merchant bank, in the last few years the merchant bank being AIB. This meant that you […]

Father’s Day Chocolates 2021

Orangey Chocolate Sticks 2020 lifestyle

Father’s Day 2019 is Sunday 20th June and we have some fabulous Father’s Day chocolate gifts for you, all available with a Free Gift Tag message and optional gift wrapping… If you’d prefer a milk chocolate caramel why not try our Taste of the West Supreme Champion 2016 – The Bish – a soft salted […]

New Dedicated Vegan Chocolate Tempering Machine

Selmi Chocolate Machine

We’ve now purchased and commissioned a new Selmi Chocolate tempering machine dedicated to Vegan Chocolate Tempering. As our Vegan chocolates range has grown we decided that the wonderful Madagascan Vegan Cashew milc chocolate needed it’s own dedicated tempering machine. This new machine allows us to become more efficient at making Vegan chocolates and helps us […]

Food Magazine names Champagne High Tea Egg in Top Five Gourmet Eggs 2021

Champagne High Tea Easter Egg

We’re delighted that South-West Food Magazine has named our Champagne High Tea Easter Egg in its Top Five Gourmet Easter Eggs selection.. Food Magazine said…. This elegant egg from Wiltshire’s Lick the Spoon is definitely one for the grown-ups. Not only does it come with pink Champagne truffles, it’s sculpted from white choc with a difference. Made […]

Mother’s Day Chocolates 2021

Liqueur Cherries

Liqueur Cherry Chocolates Our new Liqueur Cherry 12 Chocolate Box is perfect for Mother’s Day. Made with Morello cherries soaked in kirsch in a luscious soft fondant and 75% cocoa dark chocolate shell Not only that but they’re presented in a Plastic Free box as are all of our chocolates.  

Madagascar Update – Small Steps for Africa

Small Steps for Africa Update

We had some good news this week in a Madagascar update from our friend Charlotte Baker, Operations Director at Small Steps for Africa.  Diavolana is now in her last year of secondary school, and will be taking her baccalaureate leaving exams this autumn, having come top of her class again last academic year.    Her […]

How to be Imperfectly Sustainable – Book launch

How to be Imperfectly Sustainable

Well I finally completed my book – How to be Imperfectly Sustainable! I started writing it over two years ago when the IPCC 1.5 degree Climate change report hit me between the eyes. It seemed at the time that it had slipped under the radar and I felt an overwhelming need to act, to do […]

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