Choc Tales

Chocs Away!

We made it! Monday was spent finishing the boxing up. As the chocolates come out of the moulds they are stored in trays which hold

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Almost There

Production is complete. That’s 36,720 individual truffles (not including the failed batches during the crazy heat) and 1980 chocolate bars (again, not including several failed

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Cool, Calm and Collected

The new aircon unit arrived on Monday morning and it’s fabulous. It’s big enough to cool the kitchen and the stock room, which, despite being

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A Complete Meltdown

On Wednesday our portable aircon unit failed. It was hot. Too hot for making chocolate. I cried. Simon patted me down and sourced an industrial

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Everything’s Melting!

The weather continues to get hotter, making working with chocolate more and more difficult. I’ve had a couple of disasters this week, but only minor

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I’m Melting!

The weather continues to get hotter and it’s not helping production!! Our small aircon unit is just about keeping things manageable. I’ve said before I

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How Much Chocolate?

And so it began … Our first week of production has been relatively smooth and I’m getting the hang of the rapid turnaround from capping

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Holiday Week 3

And so our holiday rolled to a close as we travelled north and back to England. We had a fabulous day on Monday stretched out

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