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Catch up on the latest chocolate news from Discover Cacao.

  • Aubel Chocolates

    Aubel Chocolates

    Natasha Sutton founded Aubel Chocolates from her home in Ashtead, Surrey. After 15 years working for one of the UK’s best-known names in chocolate, Natasha combined her technical knowledge with her foodie love of flavour and retrained in the art…

  • Besococo Chocolates

    Besococo Chocolates

    At the Denbies Chocolate Fair in March we indulged our passion and bought a selection of fresh cream truffles from Besococo Chocolates. Founder, Deepa Jayaraman, creates very modern chocolates using traditional processes, with each batch lovingly made with the freshest…

  • Cocoa Jones Raspberry Meringue Chocolate Bar

    Cocoa Jones

    Michael and Naz, founders of Cocoa Jones, stumbled into the world of fine chocolate in 2012 at the London Salon Du Chocolate exhibition. At the time they were looking for a new business venture – one that afforded them creativity,…

  • Siem Reap Chocolate

    Fifth Dimension Chocolates

    In 2014, when Discover Cacao started organising chocolate-themed events, one of the first companies we met was Fifth Dimension Chocolates. This London-based company was founded in 2013 by Russell Pullan and Albert Chau… and their first chocolate that I tried…

  • Fifth Dimension Easter Egg

    Eggs for Easter

    With Valentine’s Day sailing into the distance, the horizon is now set for the months ahead, and the next chocolate-y event in the calendar has to be Easter. The shop shelves are already clearing roses of red to make way…

  • The Limpsfield Cookery School logo

    The Limpsfield Cookery School

    The Limpsfield Cookery School opened its doors this month (February 2020) in a purpose-built farmhouse style kitchen, in the historic village of Limpsfield in Surrey. And we spent the day with award-winning Pâtissier and Chocolatier Lucie Bennett, who guided us…