Category Archives: Latest Chocolate News

Chocolates showcase at the Houses of Parliament

Andrea Leadsom Michelle Donelan and Matthew

We were delighted to be invited to showcase our chocolates at the Houses of Parliament at Westminster by our MP Michelle Donelan as an award winning Chippenham Constituency businesses. It was one of the hottest days of the year and I was a little worried that my suitcase of tasters might be little more than […]

Gold winning Celebration with their Royal Highnesses the Duke & Duchess of Cornwall

Duchess of Cornwall with Diana

Press Release – Corsham, Wiltshire This Tuesday 19th July we were invited to attend a special Gold Award winners food fair at Exeter Cathedral Green to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Taste of the West with over 60 Gold award-winning producers from across the South-West. Taste of the West’s patrons, HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH The […]

New Hot Chocolate Lickable Spoons launched!

Hot Chocolate Lickable Spoons Collection 2016

We’re delighted to announce that our new, award winning Hot Chocolate Lickable Spoons ® range is now available! Hurrah! Press Release – Corsham, Wiltshire – immediate Release. Award winning Chocolatier Lick the Spoon has launched its new updated range of Hot Chocolate Lickable Spoons ® for 2016. Hot Chocolate Spoons have been a feature of […]

Fathers Day Chocolates 2016

Taste of the West Awards Finalist 2016

Sunday 19th June is Father’s Day in the UK so we thought we would share with you our choice of Fathers Day chocolates. If your father is a chocolate fan then you already know exactly what to buy him so please browse away! But if you’re uncertain what to choose then we’ve put together some choices from […]

Madagascar Day 6 – MAVA Cocoa Plantation tour Sambirano Valley

Crossing the Sambirano

Day 6 and we cross the mighty Sambirano river heading towards the pinnacle of our chocolatiers journey – the cocoa plantations. A journey that has taken us 10 years and 10,000 miles! As we pull into a cool shady glade we catch the first glimpse of the elegant old French colonial building where our host […]

Madagascar Day 5 – Diego to Ambanja

Zebu Transportation

The Port of Diego at the northern tip of the Island is the main commodity export route for goods leaving Madagascar. It is where cocoa beans are exported from the Sambirano valley plantations, but is not the main export route for Chocolat Madagascar. All of Chocolat Madagascar’s finished products head east via chilled export containers […]

Taste of the West Gold Awards 2016

Diana Taste of the West awards 2015

Yippee! we’ve won three Gold Awards and two silver awards at the Taste of the West awards 2016!. Press Release – Corsham – Immediate Release Wiltshire Chocolatier Lick the Spoon have won three prestigious Gold awards and two Silver awards at the 2016 Taste of the West awards announced on Wednesday 25th May. The awards are now […]

Madagascar Day 2 – Chocolat Madagascar factory visit

Monsieur Ramanandraibe and Chocolat Madagascar team

An early start from our hotel for our trip to the Chocolat Madagascar factory. As we drive through Tana centre we see all colours of life. People selling fruits on the street, a guy selling windscreen wipers with inner tubes around his neck approaches our bus. Street stalls alive with colour and seemingly selling anything available, […]

Easter Eggs for the West End Musicals!

Showboat Musical

We were delighted once again to create Easter eggs for the cast and crew of West End musicals in London and on tour. This year we made Easter Eggs for Showboat, Chicago, Annie, Priscilla Queen of the Dessert and The Bodyguard! We love making these eggs and the creative process but we can’t give away […]

Olive Magazine – Best Chocolate Easter Eggs 2016

Emerald Art Nouveau Easter Egg

Hurrah – Olive Magazine has named our Emerald Easter egg in its choice of the Best Chocolate Easter Eggs 2016! The Olive team said of our Emerald Easter egg… A pistachio milk chocolate egg (what a wonderful flavour combination) decorated like stained glass and accompanied by six pistachio caramel chocolates in a little pull out […]