The perfect pair this christmas – aldi’s chocolate and wine

The perfect pair this christmas – aldi’s chocolate and wine

If you love a glass of wine with your chocolate, discount supermarket Aldi’s Specially Selected Exquisite Chocolate and Wine Pairing range is just for you.  Available in store from 14th November, three special bars of chocolate have been created exclusively for Aldi to pair with Aldi’s Exquisite Collection wines, Rioja, Malbec and Riesling, with each […]

Brie-lieve it or not cheese officially trumps chocolate

Brie-lieve it or not cheese officially trumps chocolate

A fromage frenzy is sweeping the nation – 40% of Brits reveal they would rather give up chocolate than cheese. Half of Brits would sacrifice social media for cheese. Nearly one in five admit they can’t live without cheese and find themselves regularly craving it. It’s one of the most divisive questions that splits the […]

Austrian startup introduces premium lactose-free chocolate range

Austrian startup introduces premium lactose-free chocolate range

An Austrian startup company has launched lactose-free chocolate range from buffalo milk, which according to the makers is one of the first premium products for the sub-segment. Ruben’s Chocolate, the Austrian startup, in collaboration with camel milk chocolate manufactures Al Nassma has created a lactose-free chocolate range called Augusto and is looking to secure supermarket […]

Asda dishes out new chocolate characters

Asda dishes out new chocolate characters

Supermarket chain Asda has dished out a new set of chocolate characters to celebrate the festive season. The name for the new festive chocolate hippo was chosen through a Facebook poll. The overwhelming favourite was Holly! Holly Hippo is now available online and in selected stores along with Mr Cool the Polar Bear, Christmas Cheeky […]

French consumed 400,000 tons of chocolates last year

French consumed 400,000 tons of chocolates last year

Last year, France has consumed 399,700 tons of chocolate, a figure slightly down year on year (-2.1%). According to the latest figures from chocolate Union consumption of chocolates in France is highly seasonal: 33,565 tons of chocolate were consumed during the time of Christmas and 15,180 tons during Easter. The statistics were revealed during the […]

A dark chocolate a day could keep the cardiac doctor away

A dark chocolate a day could keep the cardiac doctor away

  Scientists have revealed that eating chocolates between 200 and 600mg a day will increases “good” cholesterol. The habit could prevent heart disease and help diabetic patients by reducing  blood sugar and insulin levels. The benefits rely upon the volume of cocoa consumed making plain chocolate better than its white or milk variants. In the […]