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  • Oct 11

    Just 5 Days To Go!

    By Nick Saxby  ·  News and Announcements

    We’ve been blown away by the response and support for our craft chocolate takeover of Canopy Market, that is now less than a week away; starting on Friday the 15th (from 12 to 8pm), Saturday the 16th (from 11am to 6pm) and Sunday the 17th of October (from 11am to 6pm). You can find Canopy […]

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  • Oct 03

    Taste, Super-tasters, Flavour, Texture, and More

    By Nick Saxby  ·  News and Announcements, Weekly Blog

    Starting this month we have a new regular virtual tasting focused on flavour, taste, super-tasters and more. And you DON’T have to paint your tongue blue (we’ve an easier test)! We’ve also some great new ‘one-off’ tastings for the rest of this year (some which we think will make great Christmas presents too): We’ve another […]

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  • Sep 22

    An update on our packaging

    By robynk19  ·  News and Announcements

    As specialists in ethically and sustainably produced chocolate, using environmentally-friendly packaging is a priority both for us and for our customers.  We have recently decided to upgrade our packaging for wine, whisky and all our other glass bottles from wooden boxes to inflatable plastic airpacks. These airpacks, specifically called ‘Green-Paqs’, are by Airpack Systems, one […]

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  • Sep 14

    Introducing Blanxart

    By Jonathan Roberts  ·  News and Announcements

    Here at Cocoa Runners we have traveled through 60 countries, tasted over 1000 bars and only selected the best of the best to feature on our website. However, until now we hadn’t found a Spanish maker producing high enough quality to pass our discerning taste.That was until we bumped in to Marco from Blanxart at […]

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  • Aug 29

    Save the Dates: 15th-17th October, 2021

    By Nick Saxby  ·  News and Announcements, Weekly Blog

    After what seems like forever, we are DELIGHTED to announce a CRAFT CHOCOLATE TAKEOVER of Canopy Market in Kings Cross, London, on the weekend of the 15th-17th October. It’s a great way to celebrate Chocolate Week in the UK. Canopy Market is outside (but covered), and very easy to reach. It’s been over eighteen months […]

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  • Aug 24

    Craft Chocolate Takeover of Canopy Market

    By Nick Saxby  ·  News and Announcements

    From the 15th to the 17th of October, we are once again taking over London’s Canopy Market with a celebration of all things craft chocolate! Canopy Market is a weekly independent market at King’s Cross, held under a beautifully restored Victorian glass and steel roof. A wonderful environment for a weekend of sensory exploration. We […]

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  • Jan 31

    Half term activities for kids and adults this February

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  News and Announcements, Weekly Blog

    February is always a tricky month. And this February looks as if it will be a tough one.  Christmas is long gone. Lockdown is still with us.  The weather is (most likely to be) grey.  But on the plus side, we have Valentine’s Day coming up (see here for some gift ideas).  The days are […]

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  • Dec 16

    Update on Holiday Delivery Deadlines

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  News and Announcements

    So first and foremost, a huge THANK YOU for all your support this year at our Virtual Tastings and your passion for Craft Chocolate. We’ve been incredibly grateful for all your orders this holiday season.  Indeed, we’ve been blown away by your enthusiasm.  So thank you.  And a huge thanks to our warehouse team of […]

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  • Nov 26

    Making a difference this Black Friday

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  News and Announcements

    This Black Friday, we’re resurrecting our “Chocs for Docs” scheme, which allows you to show your appreciation for frontline workers in the NHS. What’s more, on Sunday we’ll be donating 5% of our sales to this cause. This is instead of offering “yet another Black Friday offer”. We think that many of the problems in […]

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  • Apr 12

    Say Hello to Castronovo Chocolate!

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  News and Announcements

    We hope that you are all enjoying a great holiday weekend, physically – but not socially – distant.  And hopefully enjoying some great craft chocolate too! We’re looking forward to holding our first “Virtual Tasting” via Zoom this Sunday afternoon, and we’ve a bunch more planned over the coming weeks and months; see here for […]

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