• Jul 29

    The 9 Steps To Chocolate Perfection

    By Isabelle Whitaker  ·  Uncategorized

    How is Chocolate Made? To understand how chocolate is made, we have to start at the beginning: the cocoa pod. A cocoa pod is a strange-looking fruit about the size and shape of a rugby ball (or American football). One of the rare fruits that grows on the trunk of its tree, it ripens into […]

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  • Jul 24

    Cocoa Runners Guide To Tasting Chocolate

    By Isabelle Whitaker  ·  Uncategorized

    Here at CocoaRunners, we firmly believe that there’s no such thing as a ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ way to enjoy chocolate.  But we do think that there are one or two tricks that we could share to make every new bar you try even more enjoyable… We’re going to give you a sneak peak into our […]

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  • Jul 21

    Keep Your Cool This Summer

    By Isabelle Whitaker  ·  Site News

    With temperatures rising we thought we’d share our top tips to keep your chocolate in sublime condition all summer long.  Although some people keep their bars in the fridge, we’re on a mission to free your bars from refrigeration, liberate them from their frozen captivity and let them breathe! Our Four Top Tips: 1. Our […]

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  • Jun 02

    Remembering Mott Green

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Uncategorized

    Today we’re remembering Mott Green. A year ago this week, the chocolate industry lost a true pioneer. Mott Green was a university dropout, an idealist and a visionary. After becoming disillusioned with the American way of life, he dropped out of the University of Pennsylvania to help others, living in squats while working in soup […]

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  • May 23

    The Zotter Chocolate Factory

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Factory Tours

    We visit the Zotter Chocolate factory in Austria and discover Willy Wonka world with an emphasis on ethics and sustainability.

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  • Apr 14

    Craft Chocolate & Health

    By Spencer Hyman  ·  The Science of Chocolate

    If you’d asked anyone about the health benefits of chocolate twenty years ago, they would probably have laughed at you. Chocolate was seen as the cause of many health issues from acne to obesity.    But recently – and coinciding with the rise in popularity of artisan chocolate – there have been more and more […]

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  • Apr 14

    What Is “Small Batch” Chocolate?

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Uncategorized

    “Small Batch” chocolate, explained in three striking photos.

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