The November 2016 issue of Food Magazine, the definitive guide to where to eat, stay and shop in the South West, includes "a snob's guide to chocolate" featuring co-founder Claire as "The Couverture Connoisseur" answering several questions about what to look for when buying and tasting fine chocolates.
Posted By Claire Burnet on 07/11/2016 12:54
Posted By Claire Burnet on 04/11/2016 17:10
Our first Chococo-late event at Chococo Winchester in collaboration with Winchester's leading food & drink event organisers Cabinet Rooms was such a success, that this winning team is running another Chococo-late event to celebrate the start of Christmas in Winchester!
The next Chococo-late evening of specially created cocktails, food & chocolates all with a festive twist to help get you into the Christmas spirit will be on November 17th, the same evening the Winchester Christmas lights are s...
Posted By Claire Burnet on 04/11/2016 16:55
Our new Sugar Plum Fairy & Nutcracker tubes filled with solid origin milk, dark or white chocolate festive shapes are featured in the December issue of Olive magazine's guide to Christmas gifts for foodies this year.
Not only do our tubes contain delicious bite-sized chocolate treats, but they are re-usable afterwards as handy storage containers for putting things in (as Winnie the Pooh would say).
We hope that you enjoy discovering our new festive tubes which make perfect stocking filler gifts fo...
Posted By Claire Burnet on 03/11/2016 11:25
It's definitely hot chocolate weather now isnt i! With the temperature dropping, why not treat yourself to a Chococo hot chocolate at one of our Chocolate Houses if you are ever in Swanage, Winchester or Exeter...
For November, our limited edition hot chocolate of the month is Chai Spice made with a special chai spice mix from Artisan Chai, an artisan food company based in the Devon countryside near Exeter.
This delicious, spicy mix includes cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cardamom, cloves & vanilla......
Our Chococo Advent Selection Box is featured in the Evening Standard's review of the 10 best luxury advent calendars for 2016
Posted By Claire Burnet on 03/11/2016 10:18
The Evening Standard clearly approve of our Advent Selection Box as they included it in their review of the 10 Best luxury chocolate advent calendars for 2016 online on November 2nd 2016 & used our picture twice!
This is what they had to say about our Advent Selection Box:
"Looking for something a little different from average? Topped with a stylish lids with Advent numbers, this stylish box is packed with 25 fresh sweets by Dorset chocolatiers, Chococo. The chocolates look almost too good to eat ...
Posted By Claire Burnet on 19/10/2016 13:57
We were delighted to hear recently that we have been shortlisted for the "Investing in Dorset" Award at this year's Dorset Business Awards.
This category is being sponsored by UK Health Insurance who were very impressed by our commitment to not only working with other Dorset food & drink producers to create our unique chocolates & supply our Swanage chocolate house cafe, but also by our commitment to employing local people and working with local designers, packaging & consumables suppliers and mo...
Our chocolates are officially World Class as we win 3 awards at the World Finals of the International Chocolate Awards
Posted in Awards By Claire Burnet on 15/10/2016 11:01
Chococo co-founder Claire represented the team at the International Chocolate Awards World Final awards ceremony held at the Chocolate Show at Olympia in London last night 14th October 2016.
We were bowled over to win 3 awards for our chocolates - we were allowed to enter these as they had all won in the British round of the International Chocolate Awards earlier in the year.
These awards are truly global with country rounds held all over the world culminating in the world final held in October to...Read More
Posted By Claire Burnet on 11/10/2016 18:19
We are thrilled that the Independent included our large selection box in their review of the 18 Best Luxury Chocolate Boxes today October 11th 2016 in celebration of Chocolate Week which started yesterday.
They had this to say about our chocolates:
"These chocolates are so fresh that they only have a two-week shelf-life. But that shouldn’t pose a problem as they’re far too good to leave untouched. Indeed, this Dorset-based chocolatier has won nearly 65 Great Taste Awards in its 12 years of trading...Read More
Posted By Claire Burnet on 10/10/2016 12:55
We are delighted to announce the launch of one of our most exclusive chocolates yet, our Truffle Truffle. These fresh Dorset cream truffles are truly a truffle by name & by nature as they are infused with local Black Summer truffle, foraged by local truffle hunter Sasha Dorey & her truffle hounds here in Purbeck in Dorset.
We also add a dash of truffle-infused Black Moth vodka to create a truly special and unique truffle, each one of which is rolled in tiny dark chocolate pieces so that they rese...
Chococo & Cabinet Rooms host Chococo-late at Chococo Winchester on Friday 14th October for Chocolate Week
Posted By Claire Burnet on 10/10/2016 12:23
We are delighted to announce our most exciting chocolate week event yet - on Friday 14th October, our Winchester Chocolate House is going to be become the Chococo-late venue from 7-10pm for a decadent evening of chocolates & cocktails in collaboration with Winchester's most talked about food & drink event organisers, Cabinet Rooms.
Tickets cost just £10 per person for this unique soiree for grown-ups. The price includes a chocolate & cocktail flight & to secure a seat for the duration of the even...