All the latest from our chocolate making world

Our blog musings on all things chocolatey and latest news about events and activities that we’ve been involved in, in and around Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds.

From bean to bar; how chocolate is made

Chocolate from bean to barIf you’ve ever wondered how the humble cocoa bean is transformed into the decadent chocolate treat we all love, then hop on board as we take you on a truly delicious journey from bean to bar. Taking many days, numerous stages and plentiful skills, there’s every reason to skip the secretive scoff and lovingly indulge, savouring every mouthful. You’ll also understand why quality chocolate is worth every penny!

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A deliciously different corporate experience

A corporate experience with Chocolate CollectiveOur tailor-made chocolate truffle-making workshops make for an unforgettable experience for your staff or clients. Whether you want to reward your employees for a job well done, build employee rapport and improve team-working skills or impress new clients, what better way to do it than with chocolate? Read on to find out how we can help your company.

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Planning a perfect chocolatey hen do; top tips

Guide to planning a hen partyAre you the chief bridesmaid or been nominated chief hen party coordinator and looking for an original and entertaining activity that everyone is guaranteed to love? Then look no further! A Chocolate Collective Celebration Chocolate Truffle-Making Workshop is what you need. Fail-safe fun, suitable for all ages and personalities and very, very tasty. But we know the role of organiser can be an overwhelming one, so we’ve pulled together our top tips to make your special event stress-free and one to remember.

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Chocolate; bringing classroom learning to life

Chocolate lessons on the National CurriculumSchools - Here’s a tasty titbit for all you teachers out there…chocolate is on the National Curriculum. Whoop! And, here at Chocolate Collective, we run delicious, fun and educational workshops for kids of all ages. Managed by our expert chocolatiers, we work with teachers to create a workshop that brings your geography, history, English or even business studies and food technology class to life. Find out all the chocolate-y details in our blog.

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Create the ultimate choc-tastic birthday party!

Interactive Children's Chocolate Parties!Chocolate party - Mum and Dad…sit back, relax, and let Chocolate Collective create the most delicious and choc-tastic birthday party your little one has ever had! We know that planning children’s birthday parties can be tricky, so we’ve created a fuss-free and flexible party that kids love. Read on for all of our expert hints, tips and practical advice on making your little one’s special day the best one yet!

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