The Chocolate Traveller will guide you on his journey of discovery into the world of fine chocolate and teach you all there is to know about its many unique origins, history and manufacture. Read about his visits and interviews with the world's best, bean to bar chocolate makers (cacaofevier) and, hopefully, become an informed chocolate connoisseur.
The Bonnat family has been creating chocolates since 1884 from the town of Voiron in France. Voiron is situated in the Southeast of France, approximately 25kms from the city of Grenoble and approximately 100kms from the border with Switzerland.
Willie's Cacao will be known to many people from the Channel 4 television series 'Willie's Wonky Chocolate Factory' which aired in the UK in 2008. This four part TV series followed Willie Harcourt-Cooze, married father of three,
- Willies chocolate
Professional users such as chocolatiers, pastry chefs, bakeries, hotels, restaurants and caterers rely on Callebaut’s premium chocolate products and on its convenient, ready-to-use products.
Duffy's chocolate (Also known as Red Star chocolate) is a small bean-to-bar, artisanal chocolate producer based in Cleethorpes on the Lincolnshire coast and is the brainchild of motorsport engineer turned chocolate maker Duffy Sheardown.
Some of you may be surprised to read the statement ‘Healthy Dark Chocolate’ and would never have thought that eating chocolate is good for you, whilst others may have already discovered the
- Cocoa powder
- Dark chocolate bars
- High cocoa
Manjari is an exceptional dark chocolate couverture (cooking chocolate) which is also available to enjoy in bars, from Valrhona – a French chocolate manufacturer based in the small town of Tain L’Hermitage
Charbonnel et Walker was founded in 1875 and is one of Britain’s earliest chocolatiers. Encouraged by Edward VII, (then the Prince of Wales), Charbonnel et Walker first formed as a partnership between Mrs Walker and Mme. Charbonnel,
- Charbonnel et Walker
- Charbonnel et Walker
As a BBC Panorama program "Chocolate-The Bitter Truth", view here, highlighted last night, there is an issue of child labour within the cocoa industry.
- Grenada Chocolate Co.
Hot chocolate, or drinking chocolate to be more precise, is one of the oldest forms of preparing chocolate to enjoy. It is widely considered to be the Maya from South America who first discovered and developed..
- Hot chocolate
- Hot drinking chocolate
Many people today associate Easter with a deluge of chocolate eggs rather than the Christian commemoration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ and many other religious festivals and customs.