The idea to unite the world for Christmas using chocolate - was a natural reaction to the events of 2020 & 2021. From Brexit, pandemic, loneliness, illness and death, extrema weather, fires, and flooding, to segregation, racism, and discrimination. The year has highlighted what we have been focusing on, overlooking the fact that the world is our home, and we are equally responsible for taking care of it.
More than ever before, this year has focused on accepting Autism - and there have been plenty of discussions around representation in the media, allyship, and the need to actually listen to Autistic individuals.
For me and my son, 15 years before covid pandemic challenged us all, our life was already isolated, restricted, restrained, limited, dictated and debilitating by the complexity of autism and associated conditions.
'The rainbow motif is a powerful one, often used to represent peace, equality, and hope, as well as being a symbol of LGBTQ+ movements around the world. It's a beacon of hope that one day we will all live in a world without discrimination or exclusion.
Social enterprise Nono Cocoa drew inspiration from this mighty emblem to create its latest chocolate box, the Rainbow Collection, for Valentines and Mother's Day.'