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MR POPPLE'S BLOG

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Energise Your Day with Mr Popple’s Chocolate: Nature’s Powerful Pick-Me-Up

24 May 2024 / Comments Off on Energise Your Day with Mr Popple’s Chocolate: Nature’s Powerful Pick-Me-Up

Unlock the Secrets of Cacao: Your Natural Energy Elixir Table of Contents The Ancient Wisdom of CacaoCacao vs. Cocoa: What’s the Difference?Cacao: Nature’s Powerhouse of NutrientsMagnesium: The Mineral SuperheroIron and Copper: The Dynamic Duo for VitalityAntioxidants: Your Allies Against FatigueCacao’s Secret Weapons for Energy and FocusTheobromine: The Gentle StimulantPEA: The Bliss MoleculeFlavanols: The Brain-Boosting CompoundsIncorporating…

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A Guide to Chocolate With High Levels of Polyphenols and Antioxidants

19 Apr 2024 / Comments Off on A Guide to Chocolate With High Levels of Polyphenols and Antioxidants

Have you ever wondered what makes dark chocolate so incredibly beneficial for your health? One of the answers lies in two remarkable compounds: polyphenols and antioxidants. These tiny but mighty molecules are the secret ingredients that elevate dark chocolate from a mere indulgence to a superfood. We had our chocolate tested for antioxidants and polyphenols…

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Polyphenol Content And Total Antioxidant Capacity Of 5 Brands Of Dark Chocolate Bar – a Scientific Study By Oxford Brookes Centre For Nutrition And Health

18 Apr 2024 / Comments Off on Polyphenol Content And Total Antioxidant Capacity Of 5 Brands Of Dark Chocolate Bar – a Scientific Study By Oxford Brookes Centre For Nutrition And Health

Are Raw Chocolate Bars Higher in Antioxidants and Polyphenols Compared to Traditional, Roasted Dark Chocolate Bars? An Objective, Scientific Study We sent our dark raw chocolate, along with dark chocolate bars from 4 leading UK dark chocolate brands, to Oxford Brookes Centre of Nutrition and Health and asked them to analyse the dark chocolate bars…

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7 Surprising Health Benefits of Sugar-Free Chocolate That Will Sweeten Your Day

07 Apr 2024 / Comments Off on 7 Surprising Health Benefits of Sugar-Free Chocolate That Will Sweeten Your Day

Are you a chocoholic who can’t have sugar? Or do you love chocolate, but sugar doesn’t love you? Perhaps, out of choice, you’d like to taste the sweetness of living a sugar-free life? If only there was a guilt-free version of your favourite indulgence that actually tastes good… Well there is! Mr Popple’s refined sugar-free…

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Craving Tasty Chocolate but Can’t Wheat? Try our Gluten-Free Chocolate Bars

20 Mar 2024 / Comments Off on Craving Tasty Chocolate but Can’t Wheat? Try our Gluten-Free Chocolate Bars

Are you a chocolate aficionado yearning for the velvety, melt-in-your-mouth indulgence, but gluten is guarding the way to the the enjoyment of chocolate bar bliss? The struggle is real, and we feel your pain. Whether you’re battling coeliac disease, navigating the murky waters of non-coeliac gluten sensitivity, or simply striving to embrace a healthier lifestyle,…

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A man looking unhappy and distressed due to an allergy or intolerance when eating a chocolate bar made from dairy milk

When Milk Chocolate turns Sour: The Hidden Lactose and Dairy Allergens in Your Milk Chocolate and the Delicious Alternatives

15 Mar 2024 / Comments Off on When Milk Chocolate turns Sour: The Hidden Lactose and Dairy Allergens in Your Milk Chocolate and the Delicious Alternatives

If you love milk chocolate but sometimes feel unwell after indulging, you may be experiencing a dairy allergy, lactose intolerance, or another dairy-related condition. But what if we told you that you could still enjoy your favorite treat without the dairy distress? Enter the game-changer – our oat and rice milk chocolate bars. A delightful…

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Image showing someone holding a bar of chocolate. Once half of the background shows the environmental damage from dairy farming, and the other half shows a green forest

Unwrapping the Truth: How Dairy-Free Milk Chocolate is Saving Our Planet

13 Mar 2024 / Comments Off on Unwrapping the Truth: How Dairy-Free Milk Chocolate is Saving Our Planet

In a world where every choice we make can leave a footprint on the environment, it’s time to unwrap the truth about one of our sweetest indulgences: chocolate. But not just any chocolate – we’re talking about the creamy, rich, and utterly delectable dairy-free milk chocolate that’s stirring a revolution in the confectionery world. This…

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Mr. Popple’s dairy milk free milk chocolate bars… HUH?!

13 Mar 2024 / Comments Off on Mr. Popple’s dairy milk free milk chocolate bars… HUH?!

What is Dairy-Free Chocolate? Dairy-free milk chocolate may sound strange, but it’s actually a delicious treat that many people enjoy. It’s made with plant-based milks like oat milk or rice milk instead of cow’s milk. This means it doesn’t contain any dairy products from animals. You might think that dairy-free chocolate wouldn’t taste as good…

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Free From Chocolate that Adds to the Taste

03 Mar 2024 / Comments Off on Free From Chocolate that Adds to the Taste

Chocolate is one of the most popular and beloved foods in the world. But for many people, chocolate can also be a source of frustration, discomfort, or even danger. That’s because many chocolate products contain allergens, such as milk, nuts, soy, gluten, or eggs, that can trigger adverse reactions in some consumers. But what if…

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Palm Oil: The Silent Invasion

27 May 2022 / Comments Off on Palm Oil: The Silent Invasion

Here at Mr Popple’s, our Peruvian chocolate bas are completely palm oil free. We believe that chocolate should NEVER be padded out with pesky additives. However, the devastation caused by palm oil production is the real reason why it could never be a part of our chocolate making process! What is palm oil? Palm oil…

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