Hot Chocolate for Cold Winter Nights

With cold winter nights in full force, a delicious treat after a long and chilly day is a hot chocolate. Chocolate beverages date back a long way – the Aztecs first embraced using cocoa beans more than 2,000 years ago. At this point chocolate was served as a bitter, frothy liquid mixed with spices, wine and corn puree. After the … Continue reading

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The day CNN came to visit

The truth is out – I do eat chocolate for breakfast and it’s all on film so there’s no denying it! Fortunately I don’t think it’s such a terrible admission that I live and breathe the product that I fell in love with fifteen years ago, but how did I come to make this confession on camera?   When CNN … Continue reading

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Tempered Chocolate

Why chocolate at Halloween?

When we set up Montezuma’s 15 years ago Halloween chocolates weren’t part of our thought process. Since then Halloween has become a much bigger event, now with its own range of chocolates. It’s lovely to have another excuse to eat some delicious chocolate, but why did confectionery become so important to Halloween? In the past, Halloween (which was originally a … Continue reading

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Montezuma’s trip to Uganda with Children on the Edge

‘For many years now we have supported the fabulous charity Children on the Edge and through various fundraising efforts and events, we have been able to contribute to some of their fantastic projects helping marginalized children around the world. So we were thrilled when they asked us if we wanted to send someone from Montezuma’s to help on their brilliant … Continue reading

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My Montezuma’s Work Experience by Lucy Beauvallet

Hi, I’m Lucy and I’ve been lucky enough to do work experience all of this week at this great company! Having previously worked at an accounting firm, it was a bit of a culture shock (see what I did there… nice chocolate bar reference) to be sat in the unique, bubbly and most importantly fun atmosphere of the trade team! … Continue reading

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Things we love – British Handpicked Gifts

Welcome to Things we love… An Interview with Demelza our Ecommerce Manager and Buyer for Things we love Demelza, our ecommerce Manager talks to us about her new venture, Things we love, launched just last Summer in readiness for the Christmas season, she explains how the idea came about and talks us through her journey of discovery. Hunting down small … Continue reading

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Valentine's British Gifts

Montezuma’s work with Children on the Edge: Guest Blog

  Guest Blog article from Ben Wilkes at Children on the Edge “If I could work with any company in the world, it would be Montezuma’s” Don’t say it, I know what you are thinking. ‘You would say that wouldn’t you’, ‘You are just sucking up to the boss’ ‘You want some free stuff’ etc etc. Well its not any … Continue reading

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Montezuma’s Real Chocolate Club

At Montezuma’s we have been cleverly making a monthly members box for our chocaholic fans for the last eight years! We have given the chocolate club box many redesigns over this time but the concept has stayed simple, you get a great package of chocolate every month, in a suitably nifty box that should slip through your letterbox, leaving you … Continue reading

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Montezuma’s welcomes three new starters

June was an exciting month for Montezuma’s. It sees the start of the new financial year, which always brings with it new projects and ideas. Most excitingly our Co Founders Helen and Simon took to the Pyrenees on the Ride the Raid Challenge, cycling 720 kilometres in 100 hours with climbs higher than Everest all for Children on the Edge … Continue reading

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Montezuma’s Co-Founders complete Cycling Challenge

Wooohooooooooo!!! This has become my new battle cry. It sounds fantastically childish but it’s the sound that felt most appropriate as we travelled through the Pyrenean mountains, both up and down. To me, it’s a cry of huge celebration and I’m fairly sure I first uttered it on this trip just seconds into the descent off the first col. Looking … Continue reading

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Helen on her cycling challenge