Steel drum music at the opening of the new Rabot Estate shop

Rabot Estate opens in Borough Market

Today saw the launch of UK premium chocolate chain Hotel Chocolat's new high end chocolate shop, Rabot Estate. I managed to pop down for the 11am opening, try some new St Lucia chocolate and suffer from some sneaky rum in my co...
by Martin Christy
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BBC Panorama: Chocolate – The Bitter Truth

On 26th March, the BBC's Panorama series ran an exposé of bulk cacao farming in West Africa - the source of the cocoa used in most 'chocolate' confectionery. Did the programme go after the right targets though, and was it who...
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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Amano 24 piece truffle and confection collection

Amano confection collection

Amano chocolate take another step forward with their own range of fresh confections and bonbons. A collection box arrived just before Christmas, check out our first impressions.
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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