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

Keeping chocolate fresh and Innovative

Rewind five years and milk and dark chocolate were the cornerstone of British chocolate amongst consumers. But, over the course of time chocolate lovers’ tastes have evolved and become more experimental. The traditional flavours are taking a step back, allowing new and innovative flavours to prosper. We pride ourselves for being known for producing innovative British chocolate, which reflects our … Continue reading

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Chilli and Lime

Montezuma’s Sponsors Emsworth British Food Fortnight

Montezuma’s Sponsors Emsworth British Food Fortnight 17th September to 2nd October 2016 We are very excited to be supporting the Emsworth British Food Fortnight this year which ties in with British Food Fortnight. This is the biggest annual, national celebration of British food and drink established in 2002 in the wake of the foot and mouth crisis. Emsworth’s Fortnight is … Continue reading

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Emsworth British Food Fortnight

Monty’s Bakers – Soft Oaty Milk Chocolate & Raisin Cookies

Hello, I’m Charlie and I work in our Direct Department here at Monty’s HQ. I am a very experienced eater of all things sweet – mostly chocolate, but I do have a soft spot for cake and cookies. You won’t often find me in baking in the kitchen, my culinary expertise sadly only extends to savoury foods, however these particular … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Raisin Oat Cookies

Monty’s Bakers – Zingy Satsuma Jaffa Cakes

Hello! I’m Rosy, I’m the store manager at the Montezuma’s shop in Winchester. Our store has lots of history so I wanted to share a timeless classic, Jaffa Cakes. Dark chocolate and orange is one of my favourite flavour combinations (the Monty’s Sunrise truffle is delicious!) and the zingy satsuma jelly really sets these ones apart. Makes 12 For the … Continue reading

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Satsuma Jaffa Cakes

Monty’s Bakers – Chocolate & Apricot Flapjacks!

Hello, it’s Caroline again, it appears that I’ve been appointed by many as the official office baker! This has become one of the Monty’s office favourites – my Chocolate, Apricot, Fruit and Seed Flapjack, they never seem to last very long in the Mess when they arrive! They are quick and easy to make and taste just divine! Chocolate, Fruit … Continue reading

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Chocolate & Apricot Flapjacks

Working with Children on the Edge in Uganda part 2

The Question of Hope After a day or two in Loco I began thinking about COTE’s aim of restoring the ingredients of a full childhood through “hope, life, colour and fun”. I’m confident that the children have at least three of these four to look forward to; they know how to have fun and there is plenty of colour around, … Continue reading

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