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Nutrition: Health Impact Of Organic Foods

Eating organic foods has become more of a health trend nowadays, but not many people know of the benefits attached to eating them. It’s not just that organic produce offers more benefits, but eating produce that isn’t grown with the same standards can lead to health problems. Animals that are…

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Author | admin Comments | 0 Date | December 5, 2017
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Philadelphia With Cadbury: Death Of A Brand?

It’s my sad duty to report the death of the once great British chocolate making icon Cadbury. It will be buried on Monday following a short ceremony at “Ripley’s Believe It Or Not” in Piccadilly Circus. This is the coffin it will be laid to rest in. But it’s not…

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Author | admin Comments | 0 Date | July 30, 2017
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World Chocolate Guide IPhone App

It might surprise you to know that blogging about chocolate isn’t my day job. I spend most of my day doing web development, designing sites for clients and writing code. Chocablog and sister site World Chocolate Guide are really just my way of combining my passion for chocolate with my…

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Author | admin Comments | 0 Date | July 30, 2017
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Godiva Christmas Launch At Chocolate Week

Godiva have chosen the first day of Chocolate Week to launch their Christmas range, and we went along to their Chocolate Café in Harrods to check them out. The range is surprisingly good, with a good balance of quality and fun. Amongst the offerings are this shiny, beaded ball, filled…

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Author | admin Comments | 0 Date | July 30, 2017
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Paul A Young Opens At The Folly

Paul A Young chose the first day of Chocolate Week to open his new pop-up shop in The Folly Bar in the heart of The City, right next to Monument Station. Paul has taken over the deli in the corner of the bar and transformed it into a beautiful chocolate…

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Author | admin Comments | 0 Date | July 30, 2017
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Hotel Chocolat Launch Christmas Range

recently launched their Christmas range, and we were invited along to their Roast + Conch café and shop in Covent Garden to take a look at it, and see what else is new in the world of Hotel Chocolat. While many of the core products are similar to previous years,…

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Author | admin Comments | 0 Date | July 30, 2017
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York Chocolate Works To Bring Chocolate Making Back To Terry’s Factory

The city of York has a long association with chocolate dating back to the eighteenth Century. In the mid nineteenth century, household names like Terry’s and Rowntree emerged. By the mid twentieth century, around 14,000 people were employed in the chocolate and confectionery industry in the city. With the rise…

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Author | admin Comments | 0 Date | July 30, 2017
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The Big Chocolate Tea Party

When I was young I spent rather too much time in Great Ormond Street Hospital For Sick Children in London. The hospital was fantastic and I’ve no doubt I wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for them, but even as a child I knew that me being sick was…

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Author | admin Comments | 0 Date | July 30, 2017
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Judging At The World Chocolate Masters

One of the most interesting perks of my job is being asked to help judge awards. Late last year, one such invitation took me to Lithuania to judge a dessert and wine pairing contest, and I’ve also been lucky enough to help judge both the Academy of Chocolate and International…

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Author | admin Comments | 0 Date | July 30, 2017
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La Pâtisserie De Rêves White Chocolate Collection

White chocolate has always been something that has divided opinion. One of the questions I get asked regularly is ‘Is white chocolate really chocolate?‘, and it’s a question I can’t easily answer. In reality, it doesn’t matter whether you consider it chocolate or not. The question you should really ask…

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Author | admin Comments | 0 Date | July 30, 2017