MR POPPLE'S BLOG
Read more about what we're getting up to, special announcements, facts about our chocolate, or anything fun that we think you'll love to hear...
As the dark winter days approach in autumn and winter, it is important to have a little pick me up at hand. There hasn’t been a lot to smile about since the pandemic, but chocolate is here to change that!Here at Mr Popple’s Chocolate, we make chocolate that doesn’t just taste great, it makes you…Read More
What is ecocide? Ecocide literally means ‘killing the environment’. Actions that could be considered ecocide include significantly damaging and/or destroying our precious ecosystems. Other instances that can be considered ecocide include jeopardising the health and/or wellbeing of a species. The human race can be incorporated into this too. By making palm oil and soy free chocolate…Read More
Let’s explore the world of organic chocolate. Chocolate can be raw and organic or it may have been processed in order to retain the natural properties of the cocoa beans and other ingredients used. We only use Organic cocoa beans when making these chocolate bars. The good news? No harmful pesticides are used on any…Read More
Farmer’s Fair Trade It may sound like a silly question, but what is ethical chocolate?Quite simply, it means that the chocolate you’re consuming has been produced with the best intentions for the farmers and the planet in mind. Only 12% of UK chocolate sales is Fair Trade, so here at Mr Popple’s Chocolate, fairness and…Read More
6 Reasons to Support Local It’s July 2021, and that means it’s Independent Retailer Month! It’s a great time to highlight the importance of supporting smaller, local and independent businesses across the UK. This month, we want to spread awareness and bring attention to how important it is to support your local independent shops, cafes…Read More
Celebrating the Discovery of Chocolate It has been 471 years since chocolate has been brought over to Europe, and we are celebrating….. happy birthday, chocolate! July 7th is of course our most favourite day of the year. On this day in 1550, chocolate was first brought over to Europe from South America and slowly over…Read More