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October 1, 2009

Lovely lozenges

Those of you blessed with a fully standards compliant browser like FireFox, or an up to date one like Safari, will be seeing lovely rounded corners in our new site design. The majority of you using Internet Explorer, will be seeing the site all stern and square, and missing out on our whole lozengey feel.

Don’t worry though, you won’t be an old square for too long – Jason Schuller, the brains behind Press75 and the ‘Massive News’ theme we’ve based our new site on, is working away on a new version of the theme that will be nicely rounded for all browsers (using IE’s vector markup capabilities, for the technically minded.) It will probably be after Chocolate Week before we get that all working, but we hope by Christmas to have the site looking as it should on all platforms.






 
 

 
Askinosie Del Tambo Ecuador 70pc & nibs enrobed Cru Sauvage Bolivia Felchlin

Directly Traded collection from Geert Vercruysse

Belgian chocolatier Geert Vercruysse creates a unique collection of ganaches using directly traded chocolate, just in time for the birth of new industry organisation, Direct Cacao.
by Martin Christy
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Morin collection

Chocolaterie A. Morin collection

A traditional but well made collection from Morin, produced with their own bean to bar chocolate.
by Martin Christy
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William Curley bounty bar

William Curley vs your local sweet shop – Bounty bar smackdown

William has come over all Curley Wurley - he's on a mission to recreate the contents of your childhood sweet shop memories. First there was the 'jaffa cake', now comes his own version of a sweet shop classic, a Bounty bar.
by Martin Christy
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Cataloguing the chocolate collection

Cataloguing a chocolate collection

What with review samples, tasting samples, bags of bars brought back from shows, new products, requested items, unsolicited items, couverture for workshops, liquor, cocoa powder and butter, cacao samples, gifts from travels and...
by Martin Christy
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Damian Allsop ‘The Pure Collection’

A new 'pure' collection from master of the water-based ganache - London chocolatier Damian Allsop. Featuring only country and plantation origin chocolate from Valrhona, taking chocolate appreciation to another level.
by Martin Christy
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