Category Archives: Front Page News

Plastic Free Packaging Update

Plastic Free Packaging

Earlier this year we pledged that all of our retail packaging will be #PlasticFree by Christmas 2019, and the good news is we’re very close to reaching that target. This week our new chocolate boxes went into production at our local Corsham carton maker. Perhaps surprisingly for what might be a simple looking box it’s […]

Southwest Environmental Sustainability Award 2019 Finalist

Taste of the West Finalists 2019

We are delighted to be named as a finalist for the inaugural South West Environmental Sustainability Award. This new award for Taste of the West 2019 reviews our business activities over the last three years and our approach to protecting the environment and using resources ethically. The award is assessed across five marks of environmental […]

Climate Change Panel 2050 Performance target achieved today!

Air Sourced Heat Pump

Today we installed a super-efficient air source heat pump to cool our production area. We now only use air-source heat pumps for all of our cooling, powered from 100% renewable energy. In short, we have met the UK Government Climate Change Panel May 2019 technical report recommendations for 2050 – thirty years ahead! It is […]

How to Recycle our Home Compostable bags – Plants v Plastic

Garden Recycling

How to Recycle our Home Compostable Bags – Summary If you receive your chocolates in a clear bag with a ‘Home compostable’ sticker here’s the short summary of how to recycle it :- Your bag can be put in your home Compost heap and will degrade and completely disappear in a few weeks. Many local […]

Taste of the West Awards Finalists 2019

Taste of the West Finalists 2019

Hurrah! We’ve been announced Finalists for the Taste of the West Awards 2019 – Patron HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales. The Taste of the West awards are considered the Oscars of the South-West Food industry celebrating the finest Food Producers and places to eat across the South-West from Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Gloucestershire and […]

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 […]