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February 21, 2017
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ScotHot is Back: Bigger and better than before!

ScotHot is Back: Bigger and better than before!

ScotHot is Back: Bigger and better than before!

ScotHot is Back: Bigger and better than before! ScotHot, Scotland’s leading trade event for the food, drink, hospitality and tourism industries, is returning to Glasgow in collaboration with Scottish Tourism Week. Continue Reading →

February 3, 2017
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Cocoa: When Chocolate Meets Science

There are three basic varieties of cocoa; Criollo, Forastero and Trinitario.

There are three basic varieties of cocoa; Criollo, Forastero and Trinitario.

Ranjani Rajendra roasts, shells and tempers a handful of locally-grown cocoa beans to tell the story of a single-origin bar. Continue Reading →

December 19, 2016
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Chocolate… 9 Healthy Reasons Why You Need To Eat More Daily

Eating chocolate every single day may actually be good for your health.

Eating chocolate every single day may actually be good for your health.

Chocolate. It’s one of life’s great comfort foods. Bite into a bar of chocolate and a taste sensation overruns your senses. It helps to get you through troubled times and balance out over-rich meals. Continue Reading →

November 21, 2016
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Listening to different sounds or music while eating chocolate can change its flavour

Chocoholics will be able to increase their enjoyment of the snacks by listening to music.

Chocoholics will be able to increase their enjoyment of the snacks by listening to music.

Researchers claim chocoholics will be able to increase their enjoyment of the snacks by listening to music. Continue Reading →

November 16, 2016
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Eating Chocolate Makes You Smarter

A new study suggests that eating chocolate could actually make you smarter.

A new study suggests that eating chocolate could actually make you smarter.

It’s good news for chocolate fans as a new study suggests that eating chocolate could actually make you smarter. In fact, a group of scientists are actually recommending you eat more of it. Continue Reading →

October 31, 2016
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Chocolate… 5 Scientific Reasons Why It Should Be Savoured

Scientists have discovered that to fully experience chocolate, it should be savored.

Scientists have discovered that to fully experience chocolate, it should be savored.

Chocolate has tempted the world more than any other dessert. Though our first instinct is to quickly indulge in chocolate’s creamy goodness, scientists have discovered that to fully experience chocolate, it should be savoured. Continue Reading →

October 14, 2016
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Is it rude to take the last chocolate?

Is it rude to take the last chocolate?

Is it rude to take the last chocolate?

Should I take the last chocolate?

I didn’t know it was the last one when, feeling peckish on a recent afternoon, I rose from my desk and walked across the newsroom toward where my editor, Victoria, sits. She keeps on her desk a glass jar stocked with candy, typically those trapezoidal, foil-wrapped Dove chocolates, free for the taking. Continue Reading →

September 16, 2016
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Sir Hans Sloane – More Than Just The Chocolate Man

Sir Hans Sloane is credited with bringing the recipe for drinking chocolate to Europe.

Sir Hans Sloane is credited with bringing the recipe for drinking chocolate to Europe.

Jenny Lee takes a bite of Killyleagh history during a walking tour of the Co Down village, birthplace of scientist and collector Sir Hans Sloane, who is credited with bringing the recipe for drinking chocolate to Europe in the 1680s. Continue Reading →

September 13, 2016
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Why Chocolate Makes Me Happy

Chocolate makes me happy and has become an incredibly popular food product.

Chocolate makes me happy and has become an incredibly popular food product.

Chocolate makes me happy and has become an incredibly popular food product that millions indulge in every day, thanks to its unique, rich, and sweet taste. Continue Reading →