Born in Dorset in 2002, Chococo are a proudly independent artisan chocolate company crafting all of its award-winning fine chocolates, gelato and baked treats by hand in-house. Winner of the Dorset Food & Drink Hero 2019, Chococo are delighted to be supporting this year’s awards celebrating the best of Dorset. Winners of 100 national and international fine food awards for its creations to date, the company works with the finest ethically sourced Raisetrade and Direct Trade single origin chocolate from Madagascar, Ecuador, Venezuela and Colombia (all of which is palm oil-free and low in sugar) and they love collaborating with local food and drink producers to create exciting, unique flavours that showcase our wonderful county. Chococo has been working with local producers since it started, including Craig’s Farm Dairy for all cream and milk, and Field Honey. Over the years it has also worked with Black Cow Vodka, Dorset Blue Vinny Cheese (yes you read that right!), The Watercress Co, Furleigh Estate, Conker Spirits, Mure Liqueurs, The Alweston Jam and Chutney Empire and the Dorset Sea Salt Co. The company is very proud to be a Dorset brand offering a nationwide mail order service and a unique chocolate experience via its four Chocolate Houses in Swanage, Winchester, Exeter and Horsham, each with an integrated shop and cafe. Chococo hope its customers discover the joy of tasting truly fine chocolate, whether as a chocolate, hot chocolate, brownie or scoop of gelato, and leave with their spirits lifted!
Sponsor of The Food and Drink Innovation Award