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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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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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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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La Pâtisserie De Rêves White Chocolate Collection Image

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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The Grenada Chocolate Festival 2015

For anyone involved in the bean-to-bar chocolate industry, the Caribbean island of Grenada has a special meaning. It’s home to the Grenada Chocolate Company, probably the most ethical chocolate company on the planet. Mott Green, founder of the company sadly died two years ago, but his vision of a company…

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