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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 25

    The January 2018 Collection

    By Elizabeth  ·  Uncategorized

    Over the past few months we’ve already started planning the delicious surprises you will discover in 2018. We are very excited to help you dive deeper into the expanding world of craft chocolate. We want to start the year as we mean to go on – bringing you incredible chocolate from rare origins, innovative new […]

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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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  • Dec 08

    The December 2017 Collection

    By Elizabeth  ·  Uncategorized

    Welcome to our final box of 2017. We’ve had yet another fantastic year of craft chocolate – from meeting new makers, to visiting farmers at origin to building even stronger bonds with our incredible craft chocolate community. We are delighted to say we now have nearly 100 chocolate makers and almost 900 bars in our […]

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  • Nov 15
    New Friis Holm Bars

    New Bars From The Great Dane

    By Elizabeth  ·  New Products

    Earlier last month we were delighted when Mikkel Friis Holm was awarded twospecial recognition awards for his bars at the World Finals of the International Chocolate Awards, here in London. Mikkel was one of the first makers weworked with, and today we welcome a number of his latest bars to ourChocolate Library. Mikkel has been […]

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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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  • Oct 15

    Bienvenido a Maraná!

    By Elizabeth  ·  New Makers

    Join us in saying ‘Bienvenido a Maraná!’, the newest Peruvian maker to joinour Chocolate Library.   Peru is know to have a rich history of growing cocoa, however it has been relatively slow to join the revolution in craft chocolate making. Maraná joins only a handful of makers crafting chocolate from bean to bar in Peru. After […]

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  • Sep 16

    Just Landed – Brand New Bars, Direct From Portugal’s Hottest Craft Chocolate Maker

    By Elizabeth  ·  New Makers

    This week we are delighted to say Welcome!, Yokoso and Bem Vinda toTomoko-san and Sue of our first Portugese Craft Chocolate Maker, Feitoria doCacao. The genesis of Fetoria do Cocao is a combination of travel and cooking. Sue Tavares has a long career as a chef, and Tomoko-san and she met whilstTomoko-san was exploring Portugal […]

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