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Chocolate Tasting Certificate

Sign up for our new Chocolate Tasting Certificate courses – your route to expert taster in 3 levels.

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An evening with Maricel Presilla

A Chocolate Week special tasting with Maricel Presilla, author of ‘The New Taste of Chocolate’ and Award-winning Cuban-American chef.

Martin Christy ready to taste a 70% chocolate bar

The passion behind Seventy%

Martin Christy, Sevent%’s editor and founder, is one of the world’s leading bean-to-bar chocolate experts. Ten years ago Martin founded the one of the first websites to specialise in fine chocolate. Now he tells the story of how and why to Susana Cárdenas Overstall.

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.

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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.


Latest reviews

  1. The Chocolate Tree – Madagascar Raw 70% Alex Rast, 15 Jun 2013
  2. The Chocolate Tree – Ecuador 82% Alex Rast, 14 Dec 2012
  3. Friis-Holm – Chuno Double Turned Alex Rast, 3 Dec 2012
  4. Friis-Holm – Chuno Triple Turned Alex Rast, 18 Nov 2012
  5. Chapon – Chuao Alex Rast, 18 Nov 2012

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Dandelion – Madagascar

One of several offerings from another new micro-manufacturer in San Francisco. Dandelion appear to be making more of an effort than most, in terms of both conceptual design and careful experimentation before releasing any new c...
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Valrhona - El Pedregal

Valrhona – El Pedregal

New for 2011, a reincarnation of Valrhona’s earlier gift-box only Pedregal offering. Porcelana – a Venezuelan white-beaned criollo variety – is often considered to be the ‘champagne’ of cacao varie...
by Seventy%
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Amedei - Chuao

Amedei – Chuao

A super-strong, extremely characteristic chocolate, archetypal of its cacao varietal. It brings out all the intensity and complex character of the Chuao bean in a way that can only be described as sublime – both overwhelm...
by Seventy%
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Snow on the South Bank

Southbank Chocolate Festival – 11-13 December 2009

Warm up the winter chill with The Chocolate Festival at the Southbank Centre, London, 11-13 Dec 2009. Join Seventypercent.com on Sat 12th for our talk and take our 'Taste test' in the Royal Festival Hall
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Susana, Martin and Damian Allsop talking Slow Chocolate

Seasonal ‘eatings’ from The Chocolate Festival!

Three days of chocolate indulgence transformed London's South Bank into a chocoholic's paradise
by Susana Cárdenas Overstall
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