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  • Sep 13

    Veganism

    By Nick Saxby  ·  Veganism

    Whether you’re attempting Veganuary or are one of the 1.5 million veteran vegans in the UK, you’ll be pleased to hear that chocolate is not completely off the table: Quite the opposite! Chocolate can be a bit of a milky minefield, so here is a handy guide on choosing the right bar. Not Just for […]

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  • Sep 12

    Milks vs Mylks vs M!lks?

    By Nick Saxby  ·  Veganism

    Walk into any specialty coffee store or health food store and you’ll be accosted by a dizzying array of plant based ‘mylks’ (read on for an explanation of this spelling). And craft chocolate is increasingly in on the act too (a hat tip to the likes of Solkiki and Forever Cacao whose vegan background inspired […]

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  • Aug 04
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    I’m a Chocoholic and I’ve Signed Up for Veganuary – Should I be Worrying?

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Veganism

    Christmas may be over, but our love of chocolate is unremitting. Brits eat on average 11kg of the stuff each year. We love it. But you’ve signed up for Veganuary and you’re worried you’ve bitten off more than you can chew… Don’t Panic!  We would happily bet a bar of the stuff that chocolate won’t […]

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  • Aug 04

    The New Kid on the Block: Vegan Milk Chocolate

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Veganism

    Milk chocolate. With a name like that, it couldn’t possibly be vegan. But how about mylk chocolate, as it’s sometimes dubbed? If you’re one of the 1.5 million vegans in the UK, or simply a curious dairy-alternative dabbler, there’s good news: plant-based alternatives have landed on the craft chocolate scene.  Mylk, You Ask… The plant-based […]

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  • Aug 04

    Myth Busting: Is Dark Chocolate Vegan?

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Veganism

    Eating chocolate makes us happy, and the darker it is, the more serotonin (a.k.a the happiness chemical) is released. But can vegans reap the benefits?  In a Nutshell Yes! In fact, pure dark chocolate should only ever be made from cocoa beans and sugar, with the optional addition of cocoa butter (which, despite its name, […]

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