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  • Dec 16

    Update on Holiday Delivery Deadlines

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Site News

    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  ·  Site News

    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 26

    Earth Day in Lockdown

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Site News, Tastings

    Last Wednesday marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.  Normally all of us involved in craft chocolate would be all over this.  But these aren’t normal times.  Here in the UK we’ve just completed our first month of “lockdown” and, unlike a few other parts of the world, we’ve no end in sight.  Earth Day […]

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  • Apr 05
    Easter Eggs Cocoa Runners

    Easter Chocolate and Social Distancing

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Site News

    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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  • Mar 24

    An Update from Cocoa Runners – March 2020

    By Spencer Hyman  ·  Site News

    First and foremost, we hope that you are all safe and well. Secondly we’d like to confirm that CocoaRunners remains open for business; we’re still shipping our monthly boxes and also bars, gifts, cooking chocolate (with recipes), easter gifts, and more. We brought forward many months’ worth of bars to prepare for this. And we’ve […]

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  • Feb 11
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    Craft Chocolate Predictions For 2019 And A Review Of Those Made For 2018

    By Spencer Hyman  ·  Site News

    Last year we decided to stick our neck out and make a few predictions on what might happen in the world of Craft Chocolate, you can view the original post here. So now it’s the end of January 2019, we’ve decided to review the accuracy of our 2018 predictions – and make some new ones […]

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  • Apr 23

    Craft Chocolate Takeover of Canopy Market

    By Elizabeth  ·  Site News

    This May, we are collaborating with Canopy Market, the weekly independent market at King’s Cross, to host a one-off celebration of all things cocoa for a weekend of total sensory pleasure. From the 11th – 13th of May, Canopy will host a dedicated chocolate market packed with the best craft chocolatiers, tastings, talks and demonstrations, […]

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  • Mar 07
    International Women's Day

    International Women’s Day 2016

    By Angelica Ottaway  ·  Site News

    This International Women’s Day it seems only right to talk about the many women involved in crafting the delicious artisan bars that we love so much. This past year, we’ve welcomed a number of female makers. From Amedei’s Cecilia Tessieri and Cynthia at Soma, to Lisi Montoya of Shattell, Luisa at Luisa Abram and Brits […]

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  • Feb 24

    Meet The Pigeonhole: Serialised, Social and Interactive.

    By Elizabeth  ·  Site News

    Charles Dickens once said “There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.” Here at Cocoa Runners, we would like to add a small addendum to this statement: “There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate … and a good book”. Sharing stories is […]

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  • Jul 02

    Summer and Chocolate…

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Site News

    Summer has finally arrived! We’ve been loving the sunshine and warm weather here at Cocoa Runners, but there’s nothing worse than discovering your favourite chocolate bar has melted in the heat… Here are some key tips about what to do when your next subscription box or order pops through the letterbox. It may seem like […]

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