Category Archives: Latest Chocolate News

Valentines Chocolate delivery to Harrods

Early yesterday morning I set off with a Valentines Chocolate delivery to one of the most famous luxury department stores in the World -Harrods, London! Usually we send our deliveries via courier, but in this instance we were delivering exclusive Valentines version of our famous Chocolate Marshmallow towers ¬†destined to form the centrepiece of the […]

Christmas is Nearly Here!

Well Christmas is nearly here and we’re well in truly in the middle of the Chocolate making maelstrom! As I type the chocolate factory crew are beavering away making and packing. We’ve had a fantastic run-up to Christmas with some wonderful events such as BBC Good Food Show (where we were good Food Champions!), Lipsmacking […]

Christmas Chocolate Gifts

Chocolate Penguins Snowglobes

Our award winning Christmas Chocolate Gifts are here! From handmade Chocolate Penguin Snowglobes to our award winning Chocolate Salami. Yes it’s the return of our famous Chocolate Penguin and Robin Snowglobes complete with dessicated coconut snow. Our Chocolate Penguins and Chocolate Robins have an enduring pathos and are great fun to make, each one is […]

BBC Good Food Champions!

We are very excited to announce that Lick the Spoon has been chosen as a BBC Good Food Champion for 2013! Hurrah! So how do you become a Good Food Champion? Well from artisan cheese makers to cake crafters, master butchers to bee keepers, jam preservers to charcuterie curers;¬† the BBC food finders scour the […]

Taste of the West Awards Ceremony 2013

Yesterday was the Taste of the West Awards ceremony 2013, the annual food and drink ‘Oscars’ for the South-West. For those not familiar with the awards I always think of it a bit like Crufts! Gold, Silver and Bronze awards are given by judges in various categories at the judging earlier in the year. Each […]

Best Novelty Chocolate Award 2013!

Chocolate Salami sliced

Yesterday I went to the International Chocolate Conference at the British Library, London hosted by Chocolate and Confectionery Industry magazine Kennedy’s Confection. It’s a bit of a departure for us as we usually move in artisan food producer circles, but the Kennedy’s Confection magazine and the International Chocolate conference are very inclusive, from the giants […]

Lick the Spoon August Newsletter and free chocolates!

Dear Customers, We have a new website – hurrah! We’ve also changed our fresh Chocolate range, introduced new packaging and products, added more chocolate course dates made lots of Wedding cakes and have been searching for an apprentice – phew! To celebrate we’re giving away a free bag of Chocolates with every order in the […]

Chocolate Gift Cubes

Something Old, Something New, Chocolate Gift Cubes for you! We’ve now introduced our rather swish Chocolate Gift Cube packaging. In vibrant colours with foil blocking they make a lovely chocolate gift or stash them away and treat yourself! We won’t tell anyone, we’re quite discrete in such chocolate matters. Our old favourites are here including […]

We have a new Website!

We have a new website! Yippeee! We’re all very excited, and now relaxing a little from the trepidation of pushing the Go button. Our old website has served us well since we started in 2006 and has only had one major facelift. So why change now? Well, in the last eighteen months we’ve noticed a […]