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  • Jan 05

    Welcome, Solstice!

    By Elizabeth  ·  New Makers, New Products

    We hope you all had a great start to the year, and we are excited to kick off 2019 by introducing a new maker, Solstice Chocolate. Solstice Chocolate is an American chocolate maker settled amongst the scenic vistas of Salt Lake City, Utah. Often dubbed the craft-chocolate-capital of the United States, Utah’s boom in makers […]

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  • Oct 15

    Bienvenido a Maraná!

    By Elizabeth  ·  New Makers

    Join us in saying ‘Bienvenido a Maraná!’, the newest Peruvian maker to joinour Chocolate Library.   Peru is know to have a rich history of growing cocoa, however it has been relatively slow to join the revolution in craft chocolate making. Maraná joins only a handful of makers crafting chocolate from bean to bar in Peru. After […]

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  • Sep 10
    Welcome Qantu

    Welcome Qantu: a brand new, award-winning maker from Canada

    By Elizabeth  ·  New Makers

    Meeting a new craft chocolate maker and tasting their bars is always exciting. Meeting a new craft chocolate maker who has already won a host of awardsand tasting bars that make your jaw drop is pretty special. At the Academy of Chocolate Awards this year we had the pleasure of meeting Maxime & Elfi of […]

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  • Jul 29
    Georgia Ramon

    Meet The Maker: Georgia Ramon

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Makers, Site News

    We are really excited to have welcomed Georgia Ramon, our first German craft chocolate maker to the Chocolate Library this month. Based in Bonn, Georgia Ramon is the brainchild of Georg Bernadini and his Partner Ramona Gustmann. Georg is already a well know figure in the chocolate world – he has been working in the […]

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  • May 05
    ritual chocolate

    Meet the Maker: Ritual Chocolate

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Makers, Site News

    Since 2010 Anna and Robbie have been crafting bars from the simplest of ingredients: just single origin cocoa beans and cane sugar. We’ve been following Ritual since before Cocoa Runners even began, so we are truly delighted to be able to share its bars with you. And we were lucky enough to speak to Anna […]

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  • Apr 26
    Undone Chocolate

    Meet The Maker: Undone Chocolate

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Makers

    If you’re a member of our monthly tasting club, then you might just have had a bar from Washington D.C’s first craft chocolate maker, Undone Chocolate. We caught up with co-founder Adam Kavalier to find out a bit more about Undone and how he first got in to craft chocolate. What’s your background? Why and […]

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  • Apr 08

    Welcome, Damson

    By Elizabeth  ·  New Makers

    We are delighted and honoured to introduce you to Damson Chocolate, a new maker crafting bars in the heart of Islington, London. Damson founder Dom Ramsey has an illustrious career in chocolate. Ten years ago he started his “chocablog” and since then he’s been a key force in promoting the small batch, craft chocolate movement […]

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  • Mar 24

    Say ‘Bonjour!’ to Chapon

    By Elizabeth  ·  New Makers

    Patrice Chapon has lived a fascinating life. The Frenchman spent his early days in hot pursuit of a career in architecture, dreaming of constructing buildings not bars. Alas this was not to be, and he found himself at a loss as to what career to pursue. Luckily for us, Chapon turned his attention to food, […]

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  • Feb 19
    Introducing Seaforth

    Introducing Seaforth Chocolate

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Makers

    This week we’re saying ahoy to new maker Abe Seaforth, originally from South Africa and now based here in the UK. Based on the Isle of Wight (for now), Abraham Seaforth has combined his two passions: chocolate and sailing. We sat down with him recently to find out more about his passion. What’s your background? […]

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  • Jan 25

    Introducing London’s First Craft Chocolate Maker Lucocoa

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Makers, Site News

    Brand new British maker Lucocoa have been crafting chocolate from the bean for just over a year now. Based in London, they are the first maker (that we know of) to have been making craft chocolate from the bean in London. Lucocoa’s Ama and Andy launched at the Islington Chocolate Festival in March 2015, having […]

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