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Why is chocolate getting more expensive?
Chocolate lovers might have missed the headlines that the cost of making their sweet treat is getting more expensive, but they certainly will have felt it in their pockets.  Read more
What is Carob?
Carob is one of our hero ingredients and there’s a ton of reasons why. Ceratonia siliqua is an evergreen tree that’s native to the Mediterranean where it’s been cultivated for thousands of years. Today, you can even find it as far afield as Australia. Let’s delve into the tasty and often misunderstood world of carob, exploring its benefits, the reasons why it's often compared to cocoa and why it’s regarded as a super sustainable superfood. Read more
Fermentation: The Centuries-Old Process That’s Shaping a New Future of Chocolate
Cheese, coffee and chocolate. What do these three tasty things have in common? You guessed it: fermentation! Let's take a closer look at this magical process that’s key to unlocking a world of deliciousness and a myriad of aroma profiles in chocolate, choc, cheese and beyond.  Read more
Mass-Produced Chocolate’s Dark Secrets
Let’s face it, the vast majority of us love chocolate. We eat it to celebrate. We gift it to loved ones. And we also snack on it as a pick-me-up in the evening after a long day’s work. In fact, we adore chocolate so much that the global chocolate confectionery market is estimated to be worth more than $300 million (USD) by 2030; that’s a 66% increase since its previous valuation in 2021.  However, despite the staggeringly high figure above, all’s not as sweet as it seems when it comes to one of the world’s favourite indulgences.  Read more
Wholesale Chocolate: 4 Reasons Why our Alternatives are a Strategic Choice for Your Business
When it comes to confectionery, having a reliable chocolate wholesaler is essential for any business. Whether you’re an independent bakery, restaurant group, or represent larger catering companies, you’ll understand how important it is to keep costs down and have a short, dependable supply chain. Let's take a closer look at why partnering with an alternative chocolate supplier is a strategic move for your business. Read more