Chocolate Week, the nations favourite themed week starts today with a whole
host of events taking place across the country. Since Chocolate Week started
in 2006 the British chocolate market has grown a staggering 21% and is now
The week builds up to its grand finale, Chocolate Unwrapped this weekend in London. Featuring more than 60 exhibitors with top British chocolatiers and chocolate companies as well as international chocolate makers from around the world. Exhibitors include Rococo, Hotel Chocolat, Paul a Young, William Curley, Damian Allsop, Chococo, Artisan du Chocolat, Divine, Thorntons, Lindt and many more. And my fav is Chococo, Claire and her team in Purbeck make the yummiest honeycomb stuff I’ve ever had.
Around 7000 visitors are expected to attend the show where they can taste
some of the best chocolate in the world, unusual flavours and classic
Chocolate Week was set up to promote fine flavour chocolate, the independent
artisan chocolatiers and the chocolate companies who work in direct
partnership with the cocoa farmers. It aims to encourage consumers to pay a
fairer price for their chocolate.