Category Archives: Front Page News

Coronavirus Update – Reopening

SALSA Approved

We are reopening our website for both retail and wholesale orders this week – hurrah! Our range will be restricted to start with. If you are a wholesale shop customer and need something that is out of stock – particularly fresh chocolates, please email us and we can put those items into production, and this […]

Chocolate Centrepiece for John Lewis Foodhall Oxford Street

Chocolate Centrepiece sculpture for John Lewis Foodhall Oxford Street

Though events have currently overtaken us with the temporary closure of John Lewis Oxford Street and our own business, for a brief while customers at the flagship John Lewis store were able to view this beautiful chocolate sculpture created by Diana as centre-piece for our Easter Egg display. But let’s rewind in time just six […]

Mother’s Day Chocolates 2020

Pink Champagne Truffles

Pink Champagne Truffles Our new Pink Champagne Truffles 12 chocolate box is perfect for Mother’s Day. Made with Marc de Champagne and a dash of Vermouth these sumptuous truffles are perfect for glitz and glamour and the roaring ’20s! Not only that but they’re presented in a Plastic Free box as are all of our […]

The World’s Fairest Chocolate

Art Deco Easter Eggs

The chocolate we use to make our Easter Eggs and Chocolates is sourced under a scheme known as Raisetrade from Madagascar and Colombia. With Raisetrade the chocolate is made in the country of origin. Compared to an export of farmed cash crops such as cacao beans it’s worth many times more for Madagascar and Colombia […]

Vegan Cashew Milc Chocolate and Sustainability in Madagascar

Cashew Trees in Madagascar

Our Vegan-milc chocolates have been incredibly successful since their launch last Easter, and we are increasing our range with a new Vegan-milc chocolate Caramel Crunch bar. So it seems timely to examine how Cashew-milc chocolate is made on Madagascar and the sustainability of Cashew nut production on the island. Back in 2005 the idea of […]

What is Glassine and how do you recycle it?

Plastic Free chocolate boxes with Glassine cups

This morning I had a lovely telephone conversation with a customer who had purchased a box of our Salted Caramels in her local plastic free shop – The Green Cupboard. She put two very good questions to me – What are the cups and cushion material made of – they feel like plastic – how […]

Valentines Chocolates 2020

Pink Champagne Truffles

Pink Champagne Truffles Our new Pink Champagne Truffles 12 chocolate box  is perfect for the first Valentines Day of the roaring ’20s! Made with Marc de Champagne and a dash of Vermouth these sumptuous truffles are perfect for glitz and glamour! We can’t guarantee the aphrodisiac properties of our chocolates, but studies of popular aphrodisiacs […]

The Future Economy – Prosperity, Growth, and Planetary Boundaries

Spaceship Earth

Our own chocolate business has always been a small business, though it has varied in size over the years. Like many start-ups in our early days we had a plan that required business growth. Initially working from home our vision was to have three to five retail shops in five years supported by a central […]

We are Plastic Free!

Plastic Free Chocolate Boxes

Time for Celebration – all of our retail Packaging is now Plastic Free! We pledged we’d be Plastic Free by Christmas 2019 and we’ve done it! It’s been a huge effort, but we’re really proud of what we’ve achieved – not that we’re going to stop and rest on our laurels. A quick success summary!…. […]

Spirit of Christmas fair 4-10th November Olympia London

Spirit of Christmas

Next Week you can see us at the Spirit of Christmas Fair 4th – 10th November in London’s famous Olympia Venue. We’ll be upstairs in the Great Taste market stand GT33. For more information please visit the Spirit of Christmas website  Join us at Spirit of Christmas Fair with a very special offer Visit the […]