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Why you should write a business plan for your Chocolate business

luxury handmade chocolates

It’s the New Year and a time for exciting new business ideas and ventures! As you’ve landed on our website i’m guessing you’re considering a chocolate related business – perhaps you’re planning to open a chocolate shop this year? In our book How to Make Money selling chocolates we explore why you should write a […]

Diana explores the Taste of Christmas past

The Sweet Makers A Christmas Treat

We are delighted to announce that Diana will return to the television screens this Christmas for The Sweet Makers – A Christmas Treat, a festive edition of the BBC television series The Sweet Makers broadcasting Friday 15th December 2017 BBC2 8pm. For further information please see the BBC media centre link below Disclaimer: The BBC […]

ITV West Country film at Lick the Spoon

ITV West Country News film at Lick the Spoon

We had much hilarity at the Lick the Spoon Chocolate factory this week as ITV Westcountry news came to film the busy build up to Bath Christmas Market which starts this week. ITV Westcountry News presenter Ellie Barker spent the morning filming in Corsham as we made lots of chocolate delights ready for Bath Christmas […]

Lux – Best Artisan Chocolates Retailer South West England 2017

Lux Best Artisan Chocolatier South-West 2017

We’re delighted to have won not one but two awards in the Lux Magazine Awards 2017. Lick the Spoon has been awarded Best Artisan Chocolates Retailer – South West England and Most Anticipated Chocolate Product for our Lick the Spoon Chocolates Pistachio & Sesame Milk Chocolate. The Pistachio and Sesame Bar is really rather special […]

Christmas Chocolates 2017

Milk chocolate bauble and champagne truffles

Our 2017 Christmas Chocolates range is now available to buy. We have a beautiful new limited edition hand decorated Victorian inspired bauble filled with our Champion Chocolate Champagne Truffles. Each bauble is hand decorated by Diana and completely unique. Following Diana’s journey as a time travelling confectioner on television we also have a new Historical Chocolates collection […]

Patron Sponsors of Wiltshire Young Musicians

Wiltshire Young Musicians

We’re delighted to announce our patron sponsorship of the charity Wiltshire Young Musicians. Wiltshire Young Musicians was established by Wiltshire Council in partnership with parents and supporters to create bands, orchestras and choirs for children of primary and secondary school age in Wiltshire.  We ourselves are passionate about music and have seen first hand the wonderful performances of […]

Lick the Spoon Crowned Champion Chocolate

Champion Chocolate 2017

Hurrah! We’ve won Champion Chocolate at the Taste of the West awards 2017 for our Champange Truffles Chocolates Collection. Press Release – immediate release, Corsham, Wiltshire Wiltshire Chocolatier Lick the Spoon has won the Champion Chocolate award following their win of one prestigious Gold award and three Silver awards earlier this year at the Taste […]

Avokany Faravohitra Children’s Home Update

Avoko Avokany Faravohitra

Since our visit to Madagascar last year we have supported the Avokany Faravohitra children’s home with ongoing financial sponsorship. The wonderful charity Small Steps for Africa who coordinate the sponsorship visited the home earlier this year. We thought you’d love to read about their trip below.   Taken from Small Steps for Africa’s annual report…  […]