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  • Sep 20
    This Month's Box Category

    The September 2018 Collection

    By Harmony Marsh  ·  This Month's Box

    CHOCOKOO COSTA RICA DARK Bean Origin: Costa Rica Cocoa Content: 70% This month we welcome our first maker from Estonia, Chocokoo. Founder Kristel Lankots was a board member working at a road construction company, when in 2015 she decided to do something she was truly passionate about. A supremely smooth and buttery texture marks out […]

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  • Aug 28

    Cocoa Runners at Canopy Market – Chocolate Week 2018

    By Elizabeth  ·  Uncategorized

    This Chocolate Week, we are collaborating with Canopy Market, the weekly independent market at King’s Cross, to host a celebration of all things cocoa for a weekend of total sensory pleasure. From the 19th – 21st of October, Canopy will host a dedicated chocolate market packed with the best craft chocolatiers, tastings, talks and demonstrations, […]

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  • Jul 31

    How to Read a Chocolate Bar Label

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Uncategorized

    Have you ever found yourself staring at two bars of chocolate and trying to work out why one is £1 and the other over £5? And if it’s really worth spending more? The aim of this post is to help you make an informed choice by giving you some insider tips on what to look […]

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  • May 17

    Introducing Uppers & Downers…

    By Elizabeth  ·  Uncategorized

    If you’re in London this weekend, join us on Saturday at Uppers & Downers, afestival of coffee beers in Hackney. Uppers & Downers began in 2013 as a conversation between Good Beer Hunting’s Michael Kiser and World Barista Champion Stephen Morrissey about the lack of creativity and sophistication in coffee beers. Fast forward five years […]

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  • May 01

    Chocolate in Berlin – some thoughts on the World Cocoa Conference 2018

    By Spencer Hyman  ·  Uncategorized

    Last weekend I was invited to the World Cocoa Conference in Berlin to speak at one of the “warm up” sessions of the Fine and Flavour Forum.  So first and foremost, I’d like to thank Martin Christy for inviting me, and congratulations to Martin and Maricel for arranging a raft of great speakers and topics […]

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  • Apr 27

    This Month’s Box – April 2018

    By Elizabeth  ·  Uncategorized

    As spring is finally beginning to make itself felt here in the UK, we have selected four chocolate bars full of a wonderful mix of flavours that we are sure will bring a little sunshine to your taste buds. And as the season changes, what better way to celebrate than with a mixture of the […]

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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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  • Mar 23

    The March 2018 Collection

    By Elizabeth  ·  Uncategorized

    The chocolate makers in this month’s box have chosen cacao fromspecific regions with unique micro-climates. Here cacao beans growwith flavour profiles that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. First is a new bar from Luisa Abram. Luisa is dedicated to finding Brazil’s rarest cacaos, mostly grown by remote Amazon communitieswho can only be […]

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  • Feb 23

    The February 2018 Collection

    By Elizabeth  ·  Uncategorized

    Welcome to our February 2018 Collection.   Every month we want to continue to bring you the best selection of new, world-class craft chocolate bars, so that you can delve deeper into the world of artisan, single-origin, and small-batch chocolate. This month we’ve selected three bars from some of the exciting makers in our Library […]

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  • Feb 20

    International Institute of Chocolate and Cacao Tasting: Chocolate Tasting Courses 2018

    By Elizabeth  ·  Uncategorized

    The International Institute of Chocolate and Cacao Tasting has created a one-of-a-kind, 3 Level educational programme for chocolate lovers. The courses are an intense excursion to develop an understanding of fine chocolate and its flavour possibilities. Begin with Level 1, your foundation in one day. Move onto Level 2, a three day course building on […]

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