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  • Oct 04

    Chocolate playlists? The greatest source of discovery since radio

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Tastings

    Few industries have as powerful a discovery mechanic as music enjoys with radio DJs, mix tapes and now playlists. How else do you first come across a new band, a new album, a new song? Before the internet had come up with the “Viral Marketing” the cool kids were doing this for music via mix […]

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  • Aug 30

    Launching Milk Chocolate Tastings, and Explaining the Wonders and Importance of Craft Milk Chocolate

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Tastings

    We’ve been really delighted by the support shown for both our weekly Wednesday “Welcome to the Revolution” Craft Chocolate Tasting and also our Thursday “Conversations on Craft Chocolate”.  Part of the fun of these tastings is trying eight (or more) very different craft chocolates that vary between dark, milk, stone ground to even 100% — and […]

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  • Jun 14
    Bike Fathers Day

    Some insights from learning to ride a bike, and 100+ Craft Chocolate Tastings

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Tastings

    Image credit: Bike List We have hosted over 100 Craft Chocolate Tastings!  A huge thanks for all your support, encouragement and kind words. Through these tastings we’ve discovered there are some aspects of savouring craft chocolate that are a bit like learning to ride a bike. And what a great theme to reflect upon given that it’s Father’s Day […]

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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 30
    Pralus Barre Infernale

    Ces barres, ils sont infernales…

    By Elizabeth  ·  Site News, Tastings

    This week we say ‘Bonjour’ to three fantastic new arrivals from across the channel… While a special part of our hearts will always belong to single estate chocolate bars, we have a confession to make.  We’re always intrigued by new and unusual ways to enjoy artisan chocolate. From Original Beans’ Chocolate Buttons to Favarger’s Hot […]

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