Chocolate News

The latest news in the revolutionary world of artisan and fine chocolate.

Grown up chocolate
Not all grown-up chocolate has to be dark

Milk chocolate is our nation’s favourite block chocolate. We will typically eat more than twice…

Can fine chocolate have a £4 price tag?

What are your options when buying in the £4-£5 price range

Craft Chocolate Pack Wreath
Gift ideas for UK craft chocolate lovers

Find the perfect gift for a craft chocolate lover. All gifts are available from UK makers, retailers and educators and none are actually chocolate!

Chocolate Week in a Pandemic

Easter may be the time most associated with chocolate for UK consumers, but, for the…

A Lincolnshire Chocolate Road Trip

From Bean To Bar is Andrew Baker’s colourful new encyclopaedia/atlas of the UK chocolate scene. I take a look at who’s on the map in Lincolnshire and take a road trip of my own.

What would your perfect selection box look like?

Find out which selection boxes have caught my eye this season and which craft bars would feature in my personal Christmas selection box

Advent filled with artisan chocolate

Not surprised this campaign has already reached its target. What an excellent advent adventure!

Talking Terroir in Fine Chocolate

Discover how the different elements of terroir in fine cacao contribute to chocolate flavour through a fine chocolate tasting session at Louth Chocolate Tasters.

A Fine Chocolate Discovery Experience

6th September 2018. My first official Cocoa Encounters Discovery Experience event. Another opportunity to talk…

Cocoa Encounters goes live

Just in time for World Chocolate Day on 7th July, I finally took the plunge…