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The Chocolate Festival gets under way

December 9 2011

The Chocolate Festival got under way today on London’s South Bank. In the shadows of the Royal Festival Hall, artisan chocolate makers gathered to show their wares to a curious and enthusiastic public on a bright, crisp December morning. Established names from the chocolate world and exciting new ventures were side by side offering samples and demonstrations at the festival which is in its third year. Here’s some photos from […]

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Preview: The Chocolate Festival, South Bank Centre

December 2 2011

These days the South Bank Centre in London isn’t only a cultural centre but, with its regular Real Food Market and food festivals, something of a foodie-shopping destination as well. This winter, chocolate takes centre stage at the South Bank as from Friday December 9 to Sunday December 11 an array of leading chocolatiers and their chocolate creations will be on show at the Chocolate Festival at the South Bank. […]

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Photos from Bristol Zoo’s Chilli and Chocolate Festival

September 19 2011

Bristol Zoo celebrated chilli and chocolate at a special festival over the weekend. Local exhibitors displayed their wares on the zoo’s main lawn whilst live bands entertained with latin, jazz and funk music. 175 varieties of chilli plant were put on display to mark the historic zoo’s 175th anniversary. Live music on Saturday was from Vamos! and on Sunday, K’Chevere provided the sounds. Bristol-based chocolate workshop company, The Chocolate Tart, […]

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Chocolatiers celebrate at Academy of Chocolate Awards party

May 19 2011

Leading chocolatiers from around the world gathered together in the elegant surroundings of Fortnum and Mason’s, London, last night for the celebratory Academy of Chocolate Awards party – the UK’s chocolate equivalent of the Oscars. Ever since it was founded in 2005, the Academy, in the words of its founder Sara Jayne-Stanes, “has sought to educate people about the difference between real chocolate and chocolate confectionary full of sugar”. Sarah […]

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