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King Alf Chocolate Coin

Unique giant milk chocolate coin designed for Chococo

  • Unique design of Winchester's King Alfred
  • Winner of the FT chocolate coins taste test Nov 29th 2014
  • Designed for us by James of Peagreen design in Winchester
  • Made in the Netherlands for Chococo
  • Coin measures 10cm diameter
  • £3.50
    Price includes free giftcard with your message



    To celebrate opening our new shop in Winchester, we thought it would be huge fun to honour Winchester's most famous resident...King Alfred (known as Alf to locals & his friends).

    We are delighted that the Financial Times tasting panel deemed it the winner of their fun chocolate coins taste test published on Nov 29th 2014. The tasting panel described it as:
    "slightly salty and nutty", "more creamy than the others", "good mouthfeel" & "long live good King Alfred!"

    There is a very large statue of King Alf near our shop at the bottom of Winchester High Street and there was much excitement recently when they hoped to identify bones as belonging to his Highness (they got as far as a possible pelvic bone).
    So we teamed up with local graphic designer James of Peagreen Design agency based in Winchester, who very kindly adapted his groovy print of King Alf so that we could turn him into a chocolate coin & here he is!

    The coins have been made for us in the Netherlands as we don't have the machinery in-house to do this, but the chocolate quality is good & contains no added vegetable fats.

    King Alf also has a Swanage connection...according to local legend, he defeated the invading Danes in a big sea battle in 877AD - so it was clearly fate that took us to Winchester as our first location outside of Swanage!

    Weight: 28g


    ingredients: sugar, whole milk powder, cocoa butter, cocoa mass, whey powder (milk), soya lecithin (emulsifier), vanilla
    milk chocolate: 33% cocoa solids, 18% milk solids

    Allergy advice:
    For allergens see ingredients listed in bold
    May also contain nut & gluten traces

    Additional Info

    Additional Info

    Storage Advice Please keep cool, dry and away from direct sunlight and strong odours.


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