Category Archives: Front Page News

Sustainable Colombian Chocolate

Sustainable Colombian Chocolate

I was delighted to meet Sergio Restrepo of Casa Luker chocolate at the London Chocolate Forum last week. Casa Luker supply us with their wonderful dark chocolate, which together with Chocolat Madagscar forms the cornerstone upon which our dark chocolates are made. Like Chocolat Madagscar Casa Luker make all of their chocolate in Colombia keeping […]

Lick the Spoon named Champion Chocolate at the Taste of the West Awards 2018

Taste of the West Awards Winners 2018

Lick the Spoon have been named Champion Chocolate at the Taste of the West awards 2018 in a ceremony held in the Great Hall at Exeter University. The awards ceremony is considered the ‘Oscars’ of the South-West food industry and each Champion will have undergone two separate rounds of judging by separate panels of judges. […]

New Lower UK Shipping Rates, Saturday Delivery and Republic of Ireland Shipping

Diana Short - founder and creative director of Lick the Spoon chocolates

Good news! After some discussions with our courier DPD Local we’ve managed to negotiate new lower shipping rates for some services that we’re passing straight on to our customers.  Our Monday to Friday UK Mainland shipping rate for retail customers Monday – Friday delivery is now reduced to £4-95 including VAT. This is the same […]

Cocoa, Cacao and the Cocoanut

Steam ConfectionPan

The origin of the word ‘cocoa’ in the English language is frequently a point of discussion. In the last two years ‘cacao’ has become much more commonly used and has been extolled by health bloggers and Sunday supplements as being a completely different and generally superior product to cocoa! Well…., neatly side-stepping that particularly pot […]

Friends from Chocolat Madagascar visit Lick the Spoon

Nicolas and Neil of Chocolat Madagascar visit Lick the Spoon

We were delighted yesterday to host our friends from Chocolat Madagascar – Nicolas Randrianarimalala, export manager of Chocolat Madagscar and Neil Kelsall founder of Raisetrade. In 2016 Nicolas and Neil hosted us in Madagscar taking us on a wonderful journey from the Cocoa plantation in the North-West Sambirano valley through to the Robert factory in the […]

Lick the Spoon win Gold at the Great Taste Awards 2018

Cacao Beans in Dark Chocolate

Lick the Spoon are among the Great Taste winners of 2018 Great Taste, the world’s most coveted food awards, which celebrates the very best in food and drink, has announced the Great Taste stars of 2018. Out of over 12,600 products to be judged, Lick the Spoon was awarded two 2-star Great Taste awards, which […]

Taste of the West Awards Finalists 2018

Taste of the West Awards Finalist 2018

Good news – Lick the Spoon have been named Taste of the West Awards Finalists 2018 in the chocolate category for our new Cacao beans in Dark Chocolate! The judging to decide the individual product champions including Champion Chocolate and the ultimate Supreme Product Champion will take place at the beginning of August. The overall […]