• Dec 16

    Update on Holiday Delivery Deadlines

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Uncategorized

    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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  • Oct 30

    Advent Calendar and US Presidential election

    By Spencer Hyman  ·  Uncategorized

    Next week, as I’m sure you are aware is the US Presidential Election.  And we are also putting on sale our Craft Chocolate Advent Calendar.  These two events are linked.  Read on below for the history of Advent Calendars to explore the link (it’s not that tenuous) and an overview of our Craft Chocolate Advent* […]

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  • Apr 23

    Craft Chocolate Takeover of Canopy Market

    By Elizabeth  ·  Uncategorized

    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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  • Feb 01

    11 Predictions for Craft Chocolate in 2018

    By Spencer Hyman  ·  Uncategorized

    Now we are through January and semi recovered from the Holidays, we’ve decided to stick our necks out with a few predictions for 2018.  We plan to dive into each of these predictions in more detail in the upcoming months, so apologies if we are a little briefin some cases. We’d also like to warn […]

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  • Jan 16

    Low Sugar Chocolate

    By Elizabeth  ·  Uncategorized

    January is often a time of year for cutting back; but you can still enjoy delicious craft chocolate without breaking your resolutions. 100% cocoa chocolate bars are made using nothing but cocoa beans. With no added sugar, flavourings or vegetable fats, the only ingredients is cocoa (sometimes with a touch of added cocoa butter). The […]

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  • Jan 13

    Drinking Chocolate

    By Elizabeth  ·  Uncategorized

    How To Make the Perfect Hot Chocolate from Cocoa Runners on Vimeo. We’re always delighted to hear from chocolate lovers around the world, but over the past week we’ve been bowled over by the number of people who responded to our recent email about the chocolate drinks (both drinking chocolate and tea!) that we shared […]

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  • Dec 24

    As Seen On Sunday Brunch – Drinking Chocolate and Chocolate Tea

    By Elizabeth  ·  Uncategorized

    On Christmas Eve, Spencer returned to Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch (sporting arather snazzy Christmas jumper), to taste a selection of award winning milkand dark chocolate bars with Tim, Simon and guests. As well as tasting thebars, Spencer served up the bars as drinking chocolate along with a chocolate tea made from the shells of one […]

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  • Oct 15

    Fantastic Chocolate From The Far East

    By Elizabeth  ·  Uncategorized

    Today we present you with a rare opportunity to taste some exceptional craft chocolate bars crafted in Taiwan and Japan. Earlier this year we shared with you a highly limited collection of craft chocolate bars from Cacaoken, a Japanese craft chocolate maker. At the time we weren’t sure when we could obtain more stock, but […]

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  • Mar 10
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    Beyond Fairtrade: Forever Cacao

    By Angelica Ottaway  ·  Uncategorized

    Tuesday night was our monthly tasting evening at the Winemakers Club in Farringdon. This month we were lucky enough to be joined by Pablo Spaull of Forever Cacao. Pablo and Cocoa Runners co-founder Spencer went head to head, each presenting some of their favourite bars (including Pablo’s own). Pablo also told us a little about […]

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  • Mar 04
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    Beyond Fairtrade: Luisa Abram

    By Angelica Ottaway  ·  Uncategorized

    As part of our Fairtrade Fortnight series, we take you into the heart of the Amazon Rainforest. One of our greatest discoveries of last year was Brazilian maker Luisa Abram. Andre Banks and his daughter Luisa are the driving force behind the family-owned chocolate maker. The pair source their beans from a co-operative deep within […]

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