Category Archives: Front Page News

Lick the Spoon named Champion Chocolate at Taste of the West awards 2019

TOTW Champion 2019

Lick the Spoon have been named Champion Chocolate at the Taste of the West awards 2019 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. […]

Plastic Free Chocolate Boxes are here!

Vegan Salted Caramels

Hurrah! Our Plastic free chocolate boxes are here! A year in the making – I know we can’t quite believe it’s taken so long either – and our boxes are here and will start to ship to our customers. You’ll also see our photographs change, just as soon as we get chance to take them. […]

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 […]