Category Archives: Latest Chocolate News

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 […]

Chocolate Bars launch in John Lewis Oxford Street

Rose & Violet Cream chocolate Bars

We’re delighted that our Plastic Free Packaging chocolate bar range launches in the flagship John Lewis Foodhall, Oxford Street next week! Rose and Violet Cream bar We’re delighted our chocolate bars are launching in John Lewis Foodhall Oxford Street, each bar flavour is unique and inspired by something personal to us. – Diana Our Chocolate […]

Fathers Day Chocolates 2019

Orangey Chocolate Sticks Champion Chocolate 2018

Father’s Day 2019 is Sunday 16th 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 […]

Introducing our new minimally packaged ‘Unwrapped’ range

Elderflower

Our new Unwrapped (TM) range is for customers who want to enjoy our chocolates without gift packaging. It presents our finest award winning fresh cream ganaches in minimally packaged plastic free packaging. It is a complementary offering to our chocolate boxes which are also evolving over the summer to be plastic free.  

Mary Pickford Cocktail Truffles

Mary Pickford

The story behind our Mary Pickford cocktail truffle… Canadian born Mary Pickford was a glamorous 1920’s silent film actress known as ‘America’s sweetheart’. At one point the highest paid woman in America! An astute business woman she was also a producer and co-founded the United Artists studio, as well as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts […]

Easter Range launches in John Lewis Oxford Street

Dark Chocolate Art Deco Easter Egg

We’re delighted that our new Plastic Free Packaging Easter range launches in the flagship John Lewis Foodhall, Oxford Street next week! Though we were a little late to the cocktail party our John Lewis buyer was so impressed with the new designs and ethos that he’s helped arrange a display case for the Oxford Street […]

Future Climate Change in Madagascar – how gender equality can help

Akany Avoko Faravohitra

Chocolat Madagascar is one of our key suppliers of chocolate. Grown in the North-West of the island in the Sambirano valley region Madagascan Cacao is renowned for its fine fruity flavour notes and has won many International awards. Whilst many small artisans source beans direct from farmers in this region, we prefer the Raisetrade (1) […]