News — chocolate
'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.'
1828 saw a Dutch chemist create a more palatable version, meaning that the bitter taste was no longer a problem - and thus creating a more ‘solid’ product. Joseph Fry is credited with creating the first modern chocolate bar; in 1847 he found that he could mould the paste, creating a more streamlined product.
Chocolate symbolises, as no other food does, luxury, comfort, sensuality and love. Chocolate has played an important role in wedding ceremonies from the Aztecs drinking a delicious cocoa concoction to the giving of chocolate as a wedding present from King Louis XIII of France to his new wife Anne of Austria. And so the love story with chocolate begins…. Fast forward six hundred years and the love story continues with the creation of the beautiful Flower Garden Chocolate Box. Chocolate has many health benefits being high in magnesium to relax and calm and calcium, iron and potassium for additional...