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Artisan's Blog – February 2009 Archive (3)

Our humorous guide to win chocolate awards

I am probably going to get in trouble again for this but i could not resist...

For those planning to enter the Academy of chocolate awards 2010, here's our guide to winning:

1. Enter all your products, every single one of them, in all possible categories.

2. Enter any product that has previously won award every year. Why quit when you are winning?

3. Make special batch with the most expensive couverture and the shortest shelf life; you don't actually… Continue

Added by Artisan on February 16, 2009 at 1:35pm — 1 Comment

Warning: milk chocolate contains... milk

I saw this article on Cadbury and it made me cringe.

Are customers really so silly that they need this? or is this another manifestation of the nanny state?

Of course allergies are very serious but still... What next? Warning on chocolate contains...cocoa?

Milk in chocolates warning

Britain's most famous milk chocolate maker has decided to warn milk chocolate lovers that Britain's most famous milk chocolate contains - milk.

The latest Cadbury Dairy Milk…

Added by Artisan on February 5, 2009 at 1:43pm — 3 Comments

Academy of chocolate awards controversy

Hi everyone,

First blog and a hot potato one!!!

Some of you, chocolatiers in the US, may be considering entering the above awards in the UK.

Well, we have participated successfully to them for the last 3 years but this year

made the unpopular decision not to as we feel that the Academy has to address a number of issues

to run these awards professionally.

If you want to read more, check out our reasons and suggestions… Continue

Added by Artisan on February 3, 2009 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

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