World Chocolate Day Thursday 7 July 2016
05 Jul 2016

World Chocolate Day Thursday 7 July 2016

Woo hoo, World Chocolate Day is nearly here, and like all celebration days World Chocolate Day gives you the perfect excuse to indulge in delicious chocolate themed activities.  Of course you can eat chocolate, that is a...

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Chocolate mascaras, grenades, dog biscuits and chainsaws: One-of-a-kind chocolate gifts
22 Oct 2015

Chocolate mascaras, grenades, dog biscuits and chainsaws: One-of-a-kind chocolate gifts

At Devonport Chocolates we love helping our clients create truly memorable promotional gifts and with the festive season quickly approaching I thought I would share a couple or the more unique items we have made.  We oft...

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5 reasons why chocolate really can fix all of your problems
08 Oct 2015

5 reasons why chocolate really can fix all of your problems

Being part of a chocolate business I often find myself looking for chocolate quotes to inspire staff, encourage customers to shop and of course justify this delicious food that we find ourselves eating every single day. ...

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Gorgeous Chocolate Purses for Mother's Day
29 Apr 2015

Gorgeous Chocolate Purses for Mother's Day

Yes you read the title right!  Our chocolatier Yoann Martichon has been coming up with some creative ways to use chocolate, and what could be more stunning than an edible purse?  Below is the step by step pictures o...

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Cutting through the clutter with quirky and exciting gifts at Easter
16 Mar 2015

Cutting through the clutter with quirky and exciting gifts at Easter

With Easter rapidly approaching we have noticed an increase in corporate customers wanting unique and quirky gifts for their customers. When we first opened our first retail store for Devonport Chocolates Chris...

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Create your own wine and chocolate tasting at home for Valentine's
04 Feb 2015

Create your own wine and chocolate tasting at home for Valentine's

What could be more romantic for Valentine’s Day than a wine and chocolate tasting?   Pairing wine and chocolate has always been a bit of a challenge.  I can confirm that after years of testing the theory myse...

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Small batch bourbons and delicious chocolates Yumo!
12 Aug 2014

Small batch bourbons and delicious chocolates Yumo!

Well it is the time of year when Father’s Day will soon be with us.  This year Devonport Chocolates will have their usual range of delights perfectly suited to Dad but we have also partnered with the fabulous Sam and Nig...

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Valentine's Day, myths legends and of course chocolate!
11 Feb 2014

Valentine's Day, myths legends and of course chocolate!

Valentine’s Day conjures up images of cupids, hearts, red roses and of course chocolates, but where did it all begin?  A quick look at research (albeit Wikipedia and history.com) reveals that the history of Valentine’s D...

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Chocolate Spa Bliss and Cacao Trees in Bali
08 Nov 2013

Chocolate Spa Bliss and Cacao Trees in Bali

In October my husband and I ventured overseas to the sublimely tropical Bali for a bit of rest and relaxation.  While I was at one of our deliciously gorgeous hotels I felt it was necessary to review the spa menu and was...

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