Two chocolate cocktails in martini glasses topped with three large marshmallows. A Christmas hat and baubles are in the background.

Cocktail and drinking trends for 2021

Foodservice
The Covid-19 pandemic that hit us this year has changed consumers’ drinking habits and will have a big influence on how and what we drink in the coming year…
Two chocolate cocktails in martini glasses topped with three large marshmallows. A Christmas hat and baubles are in the background.

Cocktail and drinking trends for 2021

Foodservice
The Covid-19 pandemic that hit us this year has changed consumers’ drinking habits and will have a big influence on how and what we drink in the coming year…
Tree-mendous showstopper

Tree-mendous showstopper

The magic of Christmas

This beautiful edible tree can be constructed with as many little layers as you like, so it can be tailored to the size of your requirements.

 

Newly decorated interior of Buxted Inn, Buxted

Five minutes with Nick Bolton

The magic of Christmas
Nick is the Owner of The Buxted Inn, East Sussex, which won Channel 4’s Four in a Bed in 2019.
Sweet profits: taking your chocolate business to the next level

Sweet profits: taking your chocolate business to the next level

The magic of Christmas

Chocolate is one of life’s affordable luxuries, and many chocolate-based businesses have seen sales soar during lockdown.

 

Grand Designs

Grand Designs

Chocolate
Creating beautiful designs on your chocolate bars doesn’t need to be an expensive part of the process.
A selection of gelato in cones

Five minutes with Rob Gibson

Gelato
Rob is the MD/Owner of Dolcetti Ice Cream, a family-run business in Cirencester producing Italian-style gelato and sorbet.
Good things come in small(er) pack sizes

Good things come in small(er) pack sizes

Pidy
That’s right, your favourite Pidy products are now available in smaller pack sizes!
Think cocoa, think deZaan

Think cocoa, think deZaan

deZaan
deZaan view cocoa differently and have made it their mission to share the vast potential of cocoa with the world.
Paul Wayne Gregory award winning pastry chef and chocolatier

Five minutes with Paul Wayne Gregory

Chocolate
Paul is an award-winning Pastry Chef and Chocolatier with over 25 years’ experience in the industry.
A selection of gelato

Gelato trends for 2021

Geltao and ice cream
Glorious gelato – Often considered the more upmarket version of ice cream, gelato is now a cosmopolitan staple in the UK.
A selection of vegan pastry cups with fillings

Perfecting plant-based this Christmas

Dietary Requirements
Perfecting plant-based this Christmas by Matt Turner of the Vegan Society 
Strawberry and yogurt chocolate bar

Decadence defined - giving your chocolate a USP

Chocolatier

As chocolatiers we are constantly hunting for the next big thing and striving to up our game.

 

Beef and chestnut

How to work the Christmas magic - cool cost savings and hot profits

Essential Cuisine
Where has this year gone? One minute it was full of daffodils on the way to work and the next minute we have to plan for turkey and crackers!