Category Archives: Goings on at Chocolate HQ

We are arguably Britain’s Greatest little chocolate company, and here at Montezuma’s we like to shout about making innovative British chocolate. Here you will find posts dedicated to all that is happening here at Chocolate HQ, from chocolate facts to our chocolate factory visits and how our factory systems work. Don’t forget to take a look at the exciting events from our Social Calendar – involving the Monty’s Great British Bake Off and dressing up days!

We’re Full of Beans!

  I realise that we are only just past the Easter weekend and that many of you may have over-indulged in chocolate as a result but I can’t contain my excitement over the launch of our Barista truffle collection today. As you’d probably imagine, this is a new collection of coffee inspired truffles. My love affair with coffee started more … Continue reading

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Nectars of the Gods – Wine and Chocolate.

These two delicacies go together more perfectly than you could ever have imagined! But there’s a fine balance in getting it right… For wine buffs, see this as a challenge – let us know how you get on and what you think! For chocoholics, don’t be put off! Give it a go and do share your thoughts! Many of these … Continue reading

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Wine and Chocolate Pairing

Chocolate and Cycling – a perfect combination?

  At Montezuma’s we are passionate about chocolate. Now that probably goes without saying but we also have many other passions and one of these is promoting a healthy lifestyle. It may seem odd for a business that produces a luxury food but actually that’s exactly the point. When you are involved in the food industry you learn a lot … Continue reading

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Montezuma's x Hargroves

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

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

Green Water Waste from Chocolate!

Over the last year or so, we have introduced a new process at our head office and factory to turn waste water into animal feed, which is part of our quest to work as sustainably and ethically as possible. We follow a strict process of routinely washing all equipment used in the chocolate manufacturing process, but we found that the … Continue reading

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Feeding Pigs, Green Water Waste

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

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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