Category Archives: Latest Chocolate News

Taste of the West Gold Awards 2020

Taste of the West Gold Awards 2020

We’ve won Two Taste of the West Gold Awards 2020! Hurrah we’ve won two Gold Awards at the 2020 Taste of the West awards for our new for 2020 Pink Champagne Truffles and our Sea Salt Praline Bar. In this strangest of years it would be fair to say that winning awards hasn’t been paramount […]

Father’s Day Chocolates 2020

Father’s Day 2020 is Sunday 21st June and we have some fabulous Father’s Day chocolates for you, all available with a Free Gift Tag message and optional gift wrapping… Please order by end of day Wednesday 17th June, we will send Thursday 18th for delivery Friday 19th UK mainland. If you’d prefer a milk chocolate […]

Coronavirus Update – Reopening

SALSA Approved

We are open for orders and running at close to normal levels – the socially distanced Lick the Spoon team are back together! We are using stock control on our website to try and accurately manage available chocolates. If something is unavailable you might even find it back in stock later that day. But as […]

Chocolate Centrepiece for John Lewis Foodhall Oxford Street

Chocolate Centrepiece sculpture for John Lewis Foodhall Oxford Street

Though events have currently overtaken us with the temporary closure of John Lewis Oxford Street and our own business, for a brief while customers at the flagship John Lewis store were able to view this beautiful chocolate sculpture created by Diana as centre-piece for our Easter Egg display. But let’s rewind in time just six […]

Mother’s Day Chocolates 2020

Pink Champagne Truffles

Pink Champagne Truffles Our new Pink Champagne Truffles 12 chocolate box is perfect for Mother’s Day. Made with Marc de Champagne and a dash of Vermouth these sumptuous truffles are perfect for glitz and glamour and the roaring ’20s! Not only that but they’re presented in a Plastic Free box as are all of our […]

The World’s Fairest Chocolate

Art Deco Easter Eggs

The chocolate we use to make our Easter Eggs and Chocolates is sourced under a scheme known as Raisetrade from Madagascar and Colombia. With Raisetrade the chocolate is made in the country of origin. Compared to an export of farmed cash crops such as cacao beans it’s worth many times more for Madagascar and Colombia […]

Valentines Chocolates 2020

Pink Champagne Truffles

Pink Champagne Truffles Our new Pink Champagne Truffles 12 chocolate box  is perfect for the first Valentines Day of the roaring ’20s! Made with Marc de Champagne and a dash of Vermouth these sumptuous truffles are perfect for glitz and glamour! We can’t guarantee the aphrodisiac properties of our chocolates, but studies of popular aphrodisiacs […]

We are Plastic Free!

Plastic Free Chocolate Boxes

Time for Celebration – all of our retail Packaging is now Plastic Free! We pledged we’d be Plastic Free by Christmas 2019 and we’ve done it! It’s been a huge effort, but we’re really proud of what we’ve achieved – not that we’re going to stop and rest on our laurels. A quick success summary!…. […]

A Taste of the West Country Recipe Book Launched

Taste of the West Country - Cover

We’re delighted to announce that the new 2019 recipe book ‘A Taste of the West Country’ is now hot off the printing press and Lick the Spoon are heading up the Chocolate Chapter! This beautifully photographed hardback book features a collection of original recipes created by Taste of the West award winning-chefs and producers. It’s […]

UN Sustainability Goal 7 – Affordable and Clean Energy

Affordable and Clean Energy

UN Sustainability Goal 7 highlights two important percentages…. 60% – “Energy is the main contributor to climate change, it produces around 60 percent of greenhouse gases.” 14% – “More efficient energy standards could reduce building and industry electricity consumption by 14 percent.” We’ve used 100% Renewable energy from local supplier Good Energy for the last […]