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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...

Bean to Bar Chocolate; It’s A Process!

11 Oct 2021 / 0 Comments

If you’re a chocolate lover, bean to bar might be the new buzz-word in your vocabulary. But what does it actually mean? Bean to bar chocolate is a term used for chocolate that has been manufactured from bean-to-bar rather than being mass produced by a company. Let’s explore the bean to bar process and provide…

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The Raw Power Of Dark Chocolate

11 Oct 2021 / 0 Comments

Raw chocolate is organic, vegan, and contains high levels of nutrients. There are many chocolates on the market, but they do not all have good quality ingredients inside of them. Organic raw chocolate is a treat you can trust. Let’s explore what raw dark chocolate is and the benefits it has for your health. A…

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The Gloss: Tempering Chocolate

11 Oct 2021 / 0 Comments

For artisan chocolatiers, tempering chocolate is an important step in the process of making high quality gourmet chocolate. Tempering helps ensure that the finished product has a smooth texture and exceptional flavour. But what exactly does tempering do? To put it simply, tempering chocolate is the process of heating, cooling and then reheating melted cocoa…

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The Natural Goodness of Cacao: 6 Health Benefits

11 Oct 2021 / 0 Comments

Cacao is one of the most prized superfoods in the world, and for good reason! It has so many benefits that it’s easy to see why cacao is near and dear to our hearts. In this post, we will discuss six cacao benefits you might not know about. Let’s get started! 1. Fatigue Fighter Cacao…

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Evolution Of Milk: From Dairy to Plant-Based

11 Oct 2021 / 0 Comments

The plant-based milk industry is booming. In the last few years, there has been an exponential increase in plant based milks such as almond, coconut and oat. This blog post will explore when humans started drinking animal milk and how attitudes towards animal milks have evolved over time. We’ll also discuss the historical origins of…

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Diabetes & Chocolate: A Treat That Accommodates Your Needs!

11 Oct 2021 / 0 Comments

One of the most widely believed myths about living with type 2 diabetes is that all sweets are off-limits, and upon receiving a diabetes diagnosis, you may feel forced to say goodbye to all the after-dinner treats and 3 p.m. pick-me-ups you once loved. Fortunately, some sweets are safe for people with type 2 diabetes…

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Hemp: It’s Great…Really!

11 Oct 2021 / 0 Comments

Hemp seeds are a great dairy substitute, and they can also be used to make dairy free chocolate. These tiny hemp seeds have the potential to change the world of dairy and soy-free chocolate for good.Our dairy free chocolate made with hemp seeds has the same taste, look and feel as regular dairy-rich chocolate. (If…

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Simply The Best! Premium & Luxury Chocolate

11 Oct 2021 / 0 Comments

We can’t get enough of chocolate and we find ourselves eating it more often than not. But did you know that there are different kinds? There’s regular mass-produced chocolate and then there is luxury and premium chocolates, like ours. There’s something about gourmet chocolate that just feels right. It has a certain decadence to it.…

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The Peruvian Favourite: Lucuma Fruit

11 Oct 2021 / 0 Comments

Have you ever heard of lucuma fruit? It’s a tropical fruit that is native to Peru. The lucuma tree grows in the Andean regions of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Though lucuma has been used medicinally for centuries by indigenous cultures in South America, it’s only recently that this super food has begun to get…

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The Wondrous World Of Cacao Butter

11 Oct 2021 / 0 Comments

Cacao butter is a natural fat that comes from cacao beans, and it’s used to create some of the most delicious and luxurious chocolate bars in the world. You may not know this, but cacao butter is actually one of the healthiest fats on earth! Let’s explore what cacao butter is all about. Let’s Chat…

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