• Feb 24

    Meet The Pigeonhole: Serialised, Social and Interactive.

    By Elizabeth  ·  Partnerships, Site News

    Charles Dickens once said “There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.” Here at Cocoa Runners, we would like to add a small addendum to this statement: “There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate … and a good book”. Sharing stories is […]

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  • Feb 23
    Willow Foundation

    Celebrate Mother’s Day With Cocoa Runners and The Willow Foundation

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Partnerships, Site News

    Mother’s Day is a chance to celebrate family and spend time with your nearest and dearest. So this Mother’s Day we have decided to support a fantastic charity, Willow Foundation to give more families a chance to spend quality time together. Willow is the only national charity working with seriously ill 16 to 40 year […]

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  • Feb 19
    Introducing Seaforth

    Introducing Seaforth Chocolate

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Makers

    This week we’re saying ahoy to new maker Abe Seaforth, originally from South Africa and now based here in the UK. Based on the Isle of Wight (for now), Abraham Seaforth has combined his two passions: chocolate and sailing. We sat down with him recently to find out more about his passion. What’s your background? […]

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  • Feb 18
    Monthly box

    The February 2016 Collection

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Products, Site News, This Month's Box

    This month we are delighted to introduce Chapon as well as a host of new bars from old favourites Pump Street Chocolate, Zotter and Marou. Don’t forget if you like to buy another of this month’s collection, either as a gift or to relive the joy yourself you can find it here. Patrice Chapon started […]

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  • Feb 14

    Craft Chocolate With Inclusions On Sunday Brunch

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  In The Press, New Products, Site News

    If you were up bright & early this Valentine’s Day you might have seen Cocoa Runners co-founder, Spencer making his third appearance on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch. This time he was talking to Simon, Tim about craft chocolate bars with inclusions. As Spencer explained on the show, when we talk about “craft chocolate bars with […]

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  • Feb 09
    Valentine's gifts

    Everything You Need For A Romantic Night In: our food & drink picks for Valentine’s Day

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Partnerships, Site News, Uncategorized

    The secret to a truly spectacular Valentine’s Day is decadent chocolate. But this year many of us are looking at a whole Valentine’s weekend – which is plenty more time to fill in. To make things easier, we’ve put together a list of great date ideas and gifts that are sure to impress your date […]

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  • Feb 02
    Chocolate and low sugar

    5 Ways To Enjoy Chocolate And Cut Down On Sugar

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  The Science of Chocolate

    From elevating your mood, to reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and pancreatic cancer, it seems like there are more and more benefits to eating chocolate. It’s no secret however that plenty of chocolate (mainstream milk chocolate in particular) contains huge amounts of processed sugar. Although sugar has never been in the running for health […]

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  • Jan 25

    Introducing London’s First Craft Chocolate Maker Lucocoa

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Makers, Site News

    Brand new British maker Lucocoa have been crafting chocolate from the bean for just over a year now. Based in London, they are the first maker (that we know of) to have been making craft chocolate from the bean in London. Lucocoa’s Ama and Andy launched at the Islington Chocolate Festival in March 2015, having […]

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  • Jan 22
    Monthly box

    The January 2016 Collection

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  This Month's Box

    It’s time for the first box of the New Year, and to welcome in 2016 we bring you bars from three chocolate makers new to the Chocolate Library, as well as a brand new origin bar from old favourite Pacari. Last year we brought you 19 new makers from across the world. We welcomed makers […]

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  • Jan 19
    Soma Chocolate Maker

    Introducing Soma

    By Angelica Ottaway  ·  New Makers, New Products

    If you are a Cocoa Runners subscriber, then you might just be lucky enough to get a bar from Canadian maker Soma inside your next box. A modern craft chocolate pioneer, and a makes whose chocolate we have long admired, we are delighted to finally be able to welcome Soma and its wonderful bars to the Cocoa […]

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