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How Many Calories In Dark Chocolate? 13/03/2023

How Many Calories In Dark Chocolate?

Who doesn’t love indulging in a rich, decadent piece of dark chocolate? It’s a delicious treat that can satisfy your sweet tooth and even provide some potential health benefits. However, as much as we all love dark chocolate, it’s important to remember that it is relatively high in calories. So, if you’re trying to keep an eye on your calorie intake, it makes sense to know exactly how many calories you’re consuming. In this blog post, we will dive into the number of calories in dark chocolate and help you... Read More

How Much Dark Chocolate Per Day Should You Eat? 13/03/2023

How Much Dark Chocolate Per Day Should You Eat?

Raise your hand if you’re a fan of dark chocolate (both of mine are raised!). There’s just something about the smooth, velvety texture and rich, slightly bitter taste that sends my taste buds into overdrive. But as much as I adore indulging in this decadent treat, I know that being healthy is important too. So, how much dark chocolate can you eat in a day without feeling guilty? Let’s dig into this delicious dilemma and find out! How Much Dark Chocolate Per Day Should You Consume? According to health experts,... Read More

What Is Dark Chocolate? 03/03/2023

What Is Dark Chocolate (and What Is In It?)

Dark chocolate has long been a favourite indulgence for chocolate lovers worldwide with its rich, velvety texture and bittersweet flavour. But beyond its delicious taste, dark chocolate is also known for its potential health benefits, from promoting heart health to boosting mood and cognitive function. In this blog post, we will closely examine what dark chocolate is, how it is made, and what makes it such a unique and tasty treat. So please sit back, grab a piece of your favourite dark chocolate, and let’s dive in. What Is Dark... Read More

Is White Chocolate Good for You? 02/03/2023

Is White Chocolate Good for You?

White chocolate is a sweet, creamy treat that many people worldwide enjoy. However, there is some debate about whether white chocolate is actually good for you. Unlike its darker counterparts, white chocolate contains no cocoa solids and is made primarily from cocoa butter, sugar, and milk. In this blog, we will take a closer look at white chocolate’s ingredients and nutritional value and explore the benefits and drawbacks of consuming this tasty snack. By the end, you’ll have a better understanding of whether or not white chocolate is a healthy... Read More

Is Milk Chocolate Good for You? 02/03/2023

Is Milk Chocolate Good for You?

Milk chocolate is one of the most popular sweet treats around the world. Its smooth, creamy texture and sweet, chocolatey taste make it a favourite indulgence for many. But is milk chocolate good for you?  While some studies have suggested that chocolate, including milk chocolate, can have some potential health benefits, evidence suggests that consuming too much of it can negatively affect health. In this post, we will take a closer look at the research and explore the potential health benefits and drawbacks of milk chocolate, so you can decide... Read More

Is Dark Chocolate Good for You?

  Who doesn’t love a good piece of chocolate? It’s creamy, rich, and satisfying and can be the perfect indulgence when you need a little pick-me-up. But while most of us associate chocolate with guilty pleasure, did you know that certain types of chocolate can be good for you? In recent years, dark chocolate has gained a reputation as a health food, with many people touting its potential benefits for heart health, brain function, and even weight loss. But is dark chocolate really as good for you as some people... Read More

Mother’s Day Chocolate Poem 22/02/2023

Mother’s Day Chocolate Poem Ideas

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to show Mum just how much you care. Whether finding the perfect gift or baking a delicious treat, the thought and effort put into it is truly priceless. And what better way to show your love than with a special, handmade poem written with some Whitakers chocolates? Here’s a guide to writing the perfect Mother’s Day chocolate poem to express your appreciation and love for the best Mum in the world! (Click on the button directly below to see the table of contents and... Read More

Is Chocolate Good for You? 21/02/2023

Is Chocolate Good for You?

I would LOVE to say yes, but it’s a question that many people have wondered about, and the answer is not as simple as you might think. I’m the biggest advocate of chocolate and trust me, I eat chocolate every day (I sometimes even melt salted caramel fondant creams into my porridge for breakfast!), but knowing the right amount and type of chocolate to eat is critical to good health. While chocolate can be a delicious and indulgent treat, its health benefits depend on various factors, including the type of... Read More

When Was Chocolate Invented? 18/02/2023

Where and When Was Chocolate Invented? The History of Chocolate

Who doesn’t love chocolate? It’s one of the most universally adored treats worldwide, with its rich, creamy taste and seemingly endless varieties. But have you ever wondered where this beloved food comes from and how it has evolved? In this post, we’ll explore the fascinating history of chocolate, from its humble beginnings in Mesoamerica to its widespread popularity today. Get ready to learn about the sweet and surprising journey of one of the world’s favourite foods! When Was Chocolate Invented? The use of cacao beans, used to make chocolate dates... Read More

How is Chocolate Made Step-by-Step 16/02/2023

How is Chocolate Made Step-by-Step?

If you’re anything like me, you will love chocolate. I eat, sleep and breathe chocolate, and so does the rest of the Whitaker family! To us, chocolate is our life, and we love seeing all our customers enjoying it too. Nothing makes us more proud and happy than the fact that after 135 years, the Whitaker Chocolates brand remains strong with a very loyal following. May the LOVE of chocolate and Whitakers continue! But do you know how chocolate is made? In this post, I will tell you everything you... Read More