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  • Sep 13

    Vintage Chocolate? And some new Craft Chocolate Conversations and Tastings

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Products, Tastings, The Science of Chocolate

    From having been “the food of the goods” (Theobroma Cacao), chocolate has, sadly, often fallen to being a commoditised, mass market ingredient in confectionery. In some ways the “commoditisation” and “mass processing” of food, of which chocolate has been subsumed, has been great. For most of history the majority of humankind has been at risk of […]

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  • Apr 05
    Easter Eggs Cocoa Runners

    Easter Chocolate and Social Distancing

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Products, Tastings

    Hi there! First and foremost, we hope that you are all safe and well.  And we hope that while you are physically distancing, we can help you stay socially connected with our Virtual Home Tasting Boxes and Easter Egg making kits. The internet is full of theories on the origins of chocolate Easter Eggs, bunnies, […]

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  • Feb 02

    Creating the Ultimate Drinking Chocolate

    By Elizabeth  ·  New Products, Recipes

    The weather here in London has taken a decidedly frosty turn, and we find ourselves reaching for a warming mug of hot chocolate. And for those of you in the US, our thoughts are with you as you face the “Polar Vortex”. As part of our mission to continually seek out the finest craft chocolate […]

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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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  • Nov 15
    New Friis Holm Bars

    New Bars From The Great Dane

    By Elizabeth  ·  New Products

    Earlier last month we were delighted when Mikkel Friis Holm was awarded twospecial recognition awards for his bars at the World Finals of the International Chocolate Awards, here in London. Mikkel was one of the first makers weworked with, and today we welcome a number of his latest bars to ourChocolate Library. Mikkel has been […]

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  • Aug 05
    Omnom Caramel Milk

    Omnom & Reykjavik Pride 2017

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Products

    [vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_column_text]We think that all craft chocolate is magical. It tastes like nothing else, the simple ingredients mean its better for you, and open, sustainable supply chains means its better for farmers. But sometimes craft chocolate can be even more magical. This year […]

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  • Jul 16

    New Bars We’re Enjoying this Month

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Products

    [vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” equal_height=”yes” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1502460503514{margin-bottom: 40px !important;}”] Five of The Best New Chocolate Bars Every month, we allow you to discover four new chocolate bars with our monthly subscription. The chocolate world is a big one, with makers sourcing beans from all around the world […]

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  • Oct 09

    New Craft Chocolate As Seen On Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  In The Press, New Products, Site News

    [vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_column_text]On Sunday 10 October, Cocoa Runners co-founder Spencer returned to Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch to share four of the newest & most exciting craft chocolate bars in the Cocoa Runners Library. Click here to buy the full collection or read on to explore the […]

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  • Sep 19
    Menakao Cocoa Nibs

    What Are Cocoa Nibs?

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Products, Site News

    There has been a lot of buzz about cocoa nibs recently, but what exactly are they? Everyone knows that craft chocolate is made directly from the cocoa bean. But did you know that these cocoa beans are a delicious treat all by themselves? Cacao nibs are pieces of fermented, dried, roasted and crushed cacao bean. […]

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  • Feb 18
    Monthly box

    The February 2016 Collection

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Products, Site News, This Month's Box

    This month we are delighted to introduce Chapon as well as a host of new bars from old favourites Pump Street Chocolate, Zotter and Marou. Don’t forget if you like to buy another of this month’s collection, either as a gift or to relive the joy yourself you can find it here. Patrice Chapon started […]

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