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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 […]

Plastic Free Packaging – Summer Update

Botanical Collection Group

The damaged caused to the oceans and our environment by single use plastic packaging is finally big news after the wonderful series Blue Planet II. We have been fortunate to visit cocoa plantations on the wonderful island of Madagascar and the Carribean Island of Grenada. Connecting with the farmers and producers made us realise what […]

Wholesale Christmas Chocolate Range 2018

Christmas Chocolate Victorian Orange

The first preview of our Wholesale Christmas Chocolates range catalogue for 2018 is now available to browse and download by clicking on the PDF catalogue links here… Lick the Spoon Christmas 2018 Catalogue We have some fantastic new Chocolates including our new Vegan friendly Botanical Chocolate Range, a new Chocolate Snowglobe and a new version […]