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  • Jul 22
    Bonnat Chocolate Bars Crate

    Bienvenue Bonnat

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Makers

      The Bonnat family have been making chocolate in Voiron, France for over 130 years so it is about time we welcome the iconic Chocolat Bonnat to our chocolate library. Bonnat describes itself as the beautiful love story between one family and chocolate, and we are sure you will fall in love with their beautifully […]

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  • Jul 06

    Can I eat chocolate if I’m pregnant?

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Uncategorized

    There is some discussion and confusion over whether women should eat chocolate when they are pregnant. At Cocoa Runners, the chocolate from our makers does not contain caffeine so pregnant women have no need to worry about our bars adding to their daily caffeine intake! All our bars have short, simple ingredients lists with no […]

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  • Jul 02

    Summer and Chocolate…

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Uncategorized

    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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  • May 13
    Levy Bars

    Introducing Levy

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Makers

    From the Northern Land that brought us Moomin, we are pleased to welcome Levy, “the tiniest and most uncompromising chocolate factory in Finland”. Founder Tom Jakobsson, stumbled into the world of single estate chocolate by a happy accident. In 2010, while working in advertising and graphic design,  he came across a video online about Brooklyn-based […]

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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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  • Apr 17

    Vintage and Beans

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  The Science of Chocolate

    One of the great pleasures of single estate chocolate is the way that different makers and farmer can coax out so many flavours from their beans. It’s the antithesis of mass produced chocolate where the aim is – to be kind – uniformity and sameness. Single estate is all capturing the essence of the bean. […]

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  • Mar 30
    Amedei Chocolate Cocoa Runners

    Ciao Amedei!

    By Elizabeth  ·  Site News

    Since the launch of Cocoa Runners, we have received requests that we stock one particular ever-so-popular Italian maker.  With super sleek packaging and incredibly smooth chocolate to boot, it’s easy to see why Amedei is such a popular maker both in its native Italy and around the world. And now we’re thrilled to welcome this iconic […]

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  • Mar 30

    Cocoa Runners on Sunday Brunch

    By Elizabeth  ·  Site News, Tastings

    We were delighted to accept Channel 4’s invitation to spread the word about small batch, single estate chocolate on Sunday Brunch this weekend.  Spencer appeared on the show to talk about four fantastic bars from the world of small batch, artisan chocolate.  He took Simon and Tim on a tasting journey, taking in bars made in […]

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  • Mar 27

    Cocoa Runners Named One Of The Best Food Subscription Services

    By Elizabeth  ·  In The Press, Site News

    Wow!  Thank you to the Telegraph for naming us one of the best food subscription services!  It’s so great to find ourselves amongst such esteemed company as Turntable Kitchen and Pact Coffee.  Check out the full run down here. Join The Club Our subscription service combines top quality chocolate with excellent value.  For the first […]

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  • Mar 06

    Mother’s Day At Cocoa Runners

    By Elizabeth  ·  Site News

    Delight your mum this Mother’s Day with this gorgeous gift of artisan chocolate. As she opens the beautiful foil embossed gift sleeve, she’ll discover eight carefully crafted chocolates from five small batch chocolate makers nestled inside tissue paper. She’ll also find detailed tasting notes to let her unwrap the story behind each bar. This collection is […]

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