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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...

Palm Oil: The Silent Invasion

27 May 2022 / 0 Comments

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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Certified Tasty! Organic Chocolate

12 May 2022 / 0 Comments

Organic Chocolate’s Origins: Let’s explore the world of organic chocolate. Chocolate can be raw and organic, or it may have been processed or roasted. In order to retain the natural health properties of the cocoa beans, we choose to keep our bars raw and full of nutrients. Cacao comes from large pods that come directly…

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Simply The Best! Premium & Luxury Chocolate

11 May 2022 / 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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Food of the Gods: Peruvian Chocolate

10 May 2022 / 0 Comments

Chocolate is a Peruvian favourite. They truly love their chocolate and if you want to know more about Peruvian culture, it’s helpful to understand the significance of this beloved treat. Whole Lotta History: Peru has been producing cocoa since pre-Incan times for both medicinal and ceremonial purposes. The Spanish introduced new techniques that allowed Peruvian…

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Let’s Talk About Flavanol-Enriched Chocolate!

06 May 2022 / 0 Comments

We all love chocolate. It’s one of the most delicious treats that we can enjoy. If you’re savvy with your chocolate choices, it can be good for you too! Most people are somewhat aware of raw dark chocolate’s benefits, but what do raw cacao beans have to offer? Let’s talk about some of the health…

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A Taste of Love: Why Chocolate Is An Ancient Aphrodisiac

05 May 2022 / 0 Comments

One of the oldest aphrodisiacs that we know of is chocolate. It was said to have been given as a gift from the gods, used by Aztec priests to increase fertility, and has been popular among royalty for centuries. Let’s explore some interesting facts about chocolate and why it might be an ancient aphrodisiac! Channel…

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Mood Boost: Cacao To The Rescue!

04 May 2022 / 0 Comments

As the darker wintery days loom, 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 feel great. A study…

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Evolution Of Milk: From Dairy to Plant-Based

18 Mar 2022 / 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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Don’t Pay The Price For Choosing Cheaper Chocolate!

17 Mar 2022 / 0 Comments

You may be thinking, “why should I pay more for chocolate?” Admittedly, artisanal and gourmet chocolates aren’t cheap. And we don’t want them to be! These high quality chocolate bars take time and dedication to make. They require skill and passion from the people who produce them. Our Peruvian chocolate bars are handcrafted with the…

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The Natural Goodness of Cacao: 6 Health Benefits

16 Mar 2022 / 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. Chocolate is one of the UK’s favourite snacks, but it’s more than just a pretty face! In this blog post, we…

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