• Jan 08
    Askinosie collaBARation chocolate collection

    Introducing the collaBARations from Askinosie

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Products, Site News

    Chocolate making at Askinosie is anything but simple – but could you expect anything less from bars that ooze quality and extraordinary flavour profiles? It’s a 70 point plan to make an Askinosie bar, which starts with finding the right farmers with the right beans.  As well as making fantastic single estate chocolate bars, Askinosie […]

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  • Jan 06
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    Healthy Chocolate That’s Good For You And The Planet

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Site News

    January might be the month for diets and detoxes but that doesn’t mean you need to cut out chocolate. Small batch makers are dedicated to crafting the best possible chocolate they can with just a few ingredients. They make their bars with as little as possible added or taken away.  This means fewer additives and […]

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  • Dec 05

    Introducing Three Fabulously Festive Limited Edition Bars

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  New Products, Site News, Uncategorized

    We’ve been out and about at foodie fairs around the UK for the past few weeks and have thoroughly enjoyed meeting so many chocolate lovers along the way.  While we are immensely proud of our Gift Collections, we’ve been delighted by the number of people who plan to give individual Craft Chocolate Bars as stocking fillers this year. So today we […]

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  • Nov 26
    The ultimate chocolate luxury

    The Ultimate Chocolate Luxury

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Uncategorized

    Sometimes, what you need is a ‘little bit of chocolate’. Sometimes, this just isn’t enough. For when you need dazzle and indulge our selection of luxury hampers is any chocoholic’s dream. But it’s not just chocolate – we have collaborated with wine merchants to the Queen, Corney & Barrow to create two deluxe collections of […]

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  • Nov 20
    Chocolate DJS

    Introducing Our Latest Chocolate DJs

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Uncategorized

    With almost 500 hundred bars (and counting) in our Chocolate Library, choosing the right bars can be a challenge. To help you discover something new and delicious we have collaborated with a host of cooks, foodies and wine buffs who have taken on the role of ‘chocolate DJ’. These DJs (or curators) have tasted their […]

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  • Nov 04
    Cocoa Runners Craft Chocolate Collection

    Introducing the Craft Chocolate Collection

    By Elizabeth  ·  New Products, Site News, Uncategorized

    We are delighted to introduce the Craft Chocolate Collection.  Commissioned by Cocoa Runners, and hand crafted by artisan chocolate maker Jordi’s, this collection just goes to show that combining the finest ingredients can deliver a truly exceptional experience. We bring you walnuts, coffee beans, cocoa beans and crystallised ginger, wrapped in rich dark chocolate.  Each […]

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  • Oct 30
    Chocolate and wine

    Chocolate & Wine

    By Angelica Ottaway  ·  Tastings, Uncategorized

    There are many parallels between great chocolate and great wine.  For both you need great ingredients – the finest grapes or the finest beans.  For both, you need craftsmanship and time.  The end result are tastes and sensations that inspire, enthuse and tantalize. From the start of Cocoa Runners we’ve been keen to learn from […]

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  • Oct 23
    Cocoa Runners News

    News from Chocolate Week

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Uncategorized

    Over the past two weeks a lot has been going on at Cocoa Runners and in the world of craft chocolate. Two weeks ago we were at Borough Market’s Icelandic Pantry with Omnom – we weren’t the only ones helping out, as the First Lady of Iceland popped by to help sell her collection. That […]

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  • Aug 06
    cocoa pods Menakao

    Menakao and Chocolat Madagascar: Sustainable Chocolate Production in Madagascar

    By Angelica Ottaway  ·  The World of Chocolate

    One of the most common questions we get asked is ‘Is your chocolate Fairtrade’. While this seems like a yes or no question there really is no simple answer. We stock an ever-increasing number of craft chocolate makers: some are certified Fairtrade and some aren’t. But just because they don’t have the Fairtrade certification doesn’t […]

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  • Jul 29
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    Exciting News from Pushkin

    By Cocoa Runners  ·  Uncategorized

    Earlier this year we joined up with Pushkin Press to create a unique collection of book and bar pairings. Following their initial success we’ve created three new combinations. The elegantly bound Pushkin Collection invites readers to discover – or rediscover – a whole range of 20th classics from all over the world. It seems only […]

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