A Spitalfields Christmas

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” Hmmm? At Montezuma’s Spitalfields store that quote might not be the most accurate, but I would definitely call it the busiest and most fun time of our chocolate year. We start talking about Christmas in August, which always feels super early when the sun is still shining, until we compile our huge … Continue reading

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Spits-Christmas-Blog

Build a Bar this Christmas!

A Chocolate Bar with your name on it! We all love a personalised product and we all love chocolate. Combine the two and the result is – Build a Bar! NEW for 2016 at Montezuma’s we listened to our customers and came up with what we think is simply magic! It’s as easy as 1,2,3! Select the colour you would … Continue reading

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Build a Bar this Christmas

Children on the Edge Fundraising Month

Throughout October, staff and customers across our 6-stores and head office were encouraged to take part in a range of activities and challenges to raise much needed funds for our official charity partner, Children on the Edge. COTE works to restore the ingredients of a full childhood to forgotten children, living on the edge of their societies, and we have … Continue reading

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children on the edge

Monty’s Bakers – Chocolate & Apple Strudel

Hi my name is Lu, here at Monty’s I am the office manager and assistant to finance and directors – clearly, you could tell I have fingers in too many pies. Or strudels, as the case may be today, as I have been given a bag of gorgeously smelling apples , which would be a sin not to turn into … Continue reading

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Chocolate & Apple Strudel Recipe

World Vegan Day

World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated by vegans around the world on 1st November. The Day was established in 1994 by Louise Wallis, a DJ, singer and writer who is known for her animal advocacy, who was then President & Chair of The Vegan Society in the United Kingdom. The event was created to commemorate The Vegan Society’s 50th anniversary and in 2014 … Continue reading

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Vegan Chocolate Hamper

Chocolate Tasting Events with Montezuma’s

When the Montezuma’s tasting trolley comes to town… Every year as Christmas approaches our Business to Business team are tasked with organising and attending our favourite stockists, armed with bags of chocolate and a big smile to host tasting events. Every year we fight amongst ourselves to be the lucky representative who gets to visit our own personal favourite shops. … Continue reading

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Liberty London Montezuma's Tasting

Enjoying Chocolate with Food Intolerances

We know that many of our chocolate lovers are faced with food intolerances but still want to enjoy a bar of Monty’s! In addition to this many of our customers want to have a good understanding of what’s in their chocolate. At Chocolate Towers we’re often asked about how our chocolate is made, so to help you when you are … Continue reading

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Tempered Chocolate

Halloween in our Winchester Store!

Halloween in Winchester, or should that be Halloween in Helle?! Our lovely Winchester shop is part of the Pentice and is situated on the high street, right next to the historic Buttercross. In medieval times this monument was flanked by two taverns, Heavyn and Helle (pronounced heaven and hell). Since then the Buttercross has been a focal point at the … Continue reading

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Winchester Halloween History

Charity Challenge Week with Children on the Edge

For many years now, we have worked with Children on the Edge who are based in our home town of Chichester and work tirelessly for those children around the world who are literally, ‘on the edge’. We have big ideals and small pockets so we try to be creative about how we help. In the last five years we have run … Continue reading

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Uganda visit with children on the edge

The Tough Mudder Challenge

My name is Tom and I work in our Trade Sales team. Last Saturday, 9 of us from Montezuma’s HQ took on the gruelling Tough Mudder Half to raise money and awareness for our beloved local charity, Children on the Edge. The Tough Mudder half is a 5.4 mile run with 14 different and daunting obstacles to overcome as a … Continue reading

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Tough Mudder Challenge