UK Chocolate

Get Your Hands Off My Chocolate British Heart Foundation

Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Gallagher

First they came for the trans fats, and I did not speak out, because science. Then they came for the salt, and I did not speak out, because we could all do with a little less of that hidden in our dinner. Then they came for the chocolate, and I said, now this gets personal.

Cadbury's And Oreo Are Hiring A Professional Chocolate Taster And We're Considering A Career Change

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If eating chocolate is your favourite pastime, we’ve just found your dream job. Mondelez International, which owns Cadbury’s, Milka and Oreo, is h...

Vegan Dark Chocolate And Raspberry Cheesecake

Holly Jade | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

Step 2- In a food processor/blender, add in the hazelnuts, almonds, de-stoned dates, cacao powder, melted chocolate, coconut oil and salt. Whizz up on high until breadcrumb like.

Your Favourite Chocolate Bars Are Destined To Get Even Smaller

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Chocolate bars could soon become smaller in a bid to combat the growing obesity crisis. Manufacturers Mars, Nestlé and Mondelez could be set to shrin...

10 Devastating Confectionery Changes That Have Left Britain Heartbroken

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Once upon a time we could head to the corner shop after school and pick up a Freddo for 10p. How things change. After previously hiking up the cost of...

Pretentious? Nope, Just Cool. Meet The 1975

Rose Sgueglia | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Rose Sgueglia

Matt Healy was on time, polite and not afraid to shut fans up, as the 1975's tour came to an end, yesterday night in Cardiff's Motorpoint. Starting a...

Keeping Your Pets Safe This Christmas

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

The festive season should always be an exciting time for all of us but please remember to consider the health and happiness of your four-legged family...

Christmas Is Coming. How To Not Get Fat.

Karen Laing | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Laing

Schools are breaking up and the last of the nativity plays are upon us. We are now bang in the season of jingle bells and gin, cake, cocktails and exc...

Nestlé Has Discovered A Way To Almost Halve The Sugar In Your Favourite Chocolate

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Nestlé has announced a new discovery that means they could cut the amount of sugar in their chocolate bars by up to 40%, without adversely affecting ...

People Have Eaten Their Entire Advent Calendars Already (Because Chocolate)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

On the morning of 1 December, many jumped at the chance to open the first window of their advent calendars. But for some, the temptation was too much....

$400Million Cocoa Investment Aims To Tackle Poverty And Empower Farmers

Michael Gidney | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK
Michael Gidney

Today the cocoa industry is worth billions, yet the bitter truth behind the sweet treat is that too many cocoa farmers are struggling to survive, trap...

The Definitive Ranking Of Christmas Chocolate As Voted For By You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Tis the season to eat our body weight in chocolate and have absolutely no remorse. But what is your sugary weapon of choice? Perhaps you are a family...

The Great Mother Of Exeter

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maggy Whitehouse

No matter whether you are religious, agnostic or atheist, the great old churches and temples of this world carry a powerful charge of energy from the centuries of prayer, of song and of silence that have been carried out there. Even now, most folk hush themselves when they enter an ancient church and take a moment to feel the echo of the ages.

9 Confectionery Changes That Undoubtedly Ruined Our Lives

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

On Tuesday, Britain woke up to the heartbreaking news that Toblerone’s much-loved triangle-shaped bar had changed. But it’s not the only confectio...

Feel Good Fudge

Steph Matthews | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

Don't be put off by the very first ingredient, as therein lies all the magic. The humble chickpea is the star ingredient taking this fudge to the next level and you don't even know it's in there. I promise. It becomes blended with coconut oil and chocolate to form a melt in your mouth healthier fudge.

Student's Car Filled With 6,500 Kits Kats After Thief Steals His Chocolate Bar

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Chocaholics around the world shuddered last week after the tragic news of Hunter Jobbins emerged. Having left his car unlocked for just 15 minutes, t...

Scientists Discover A Way To Make Milk Chocolate Healthier

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Chocolate fans, prepare to be excited because scientists may have found a way to make your favourite treat healthier. Researchers have created a new ...

How To Make Your Own Chocolate

Steph Matthews | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

These are best kept outside of the fridge once they've set as the cacao butter begins to rise to the surface of the chocolate resulting in a white appearance. If you plan on storing them for longer I'd place them in a sealed container, although they never last that long!

How London's Chocolate Week And Show Have Improved Cocoa Farmers' Lives

Judith Lewis | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

In the twelve years since it started, Chocolate Week has been at the centre of helping to not only educate UK consumers but also elevate the situation of cocoa farmers through paying them a fairer price.

Terry's Chocolate Orange Has Shrunk And The World Can't Cope

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Terry’s Chocolate Orange has shrunk by 10% and people aren’t happy. It’s come to our attention that manufacturer Mondelez International has take...

A Pop-Up That Lets You Customise Your Own KitKats Is Coming To London

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Die-hard KitKat fans can now customise their own tasty treats at a new pop-up opening in London next week. The KitKat Chocolatory at Stratford Westfie...

A Fan Favourite Is Being Removed From Quality Street And People Are Really Outraged

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Comedy

Brace yourselves, chocolate fans - Nestle has been doing some fiddling and they’ve decided to switch out one of the sweets from Quality Street boxes...

Is a Pastry Chef the Right Person to Reinvent Cacao Fermentation Methods?

Judith Lewis | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

Pierre Herme has added to the knowledge we have about chocolate making, as well as enriching the diversity of types of chocolate available. It's still an experiment but hopefully by working directly with farmers, more chocolate makers will use the established body of experimentation and build on it. Perhaps Marou will be next to experiment with fermentation with fruit?

16 Pictures Of Chocolate That Will Make You Forget Your Diet Instantly

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We should never need an excuse to dive head first into a melt-in-the-middle chocolate pudding (with extra chocolate sauce). But it’s International ...

Five Minute No-Bake Brownie Bites

Steph Matthews | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

I like to pop these in the freezer for about an hour and then take them out for a few minutes before serving. This recipe doesn't make too many but they're rich and moreish and you could always double the recipe if you're craving more!