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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...

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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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Certified Tasty! A Guide to Organic Chocolate Bars

20 Mar 2023 / Comments Off on Certified Tasty! A Guide to Organic Chocolate Bars

When you choose organic chocolate, you’re not only treating yourself to a sumptuous indulgence but also making a conscious decision to support sustainable farming practices and ensure the chocolate you savour is free from harmful chemicals. At Mr Popple’s Chocolate, we’ve been crafting organic chocolate bars since 2007, driven by our unwavering commitment to quality…

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Simply The Best! Premium & Luxury Chocolate Bars

19 Mar 2023 / Comments Off on Simply The Best! Premium & Luxury Chocolate Bars

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 chocolate bars, like ours! The Rise of Premium and Luxury Chocolate Bars In recent years, the demand for premium and…

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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 Chocolate, 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! The Invisible Invasion Crippling Our…

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Food of the Gods: Peruvian Chocolate

10 May 2022 / Comments Off on Food of the Gods: Peruvian Chocolate

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 / Comments Off on Let’s Talk About Flavanol-Enriched Chocolate!

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 / Comments Off on A Taste of Love: Why Chocolate Is An Ancient Aphrodisiac

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 / Comments Off on Mood Boost: Cacao To The Rescue!

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 / Comments Off on Evolution Of Milk: From Dairy to Plant-Based

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 / Comments Off on Don’t Pay The Price For Choosing Cheaper Chocolate!

You may be thinking, “why should I pay more for chocolate?” Admittedly, artisanal and gourmet chocolate bars 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…

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