In the Spring of 2002, Rococo first tasted some chocolate from the Grenada Chocolate Company (GCC) and embarked on a journey of discovery, growth and charity. When they visited the island of Grenada in 2004 to make a chocolate documentary they didn’t know that they would be meeting the founders of the Grenada Chocolate Company and formed strong friendships, forged over countless cups of Grenadian cocoa tea and chocolate bars.
Liberation Foods HQ, the UK's first Fairtrade and farmer owned nut company have launched two great tasting snacks and true to Liberation's beliefs, all nuts are sourced from co-operatives of small-scale growers and farmers who own a 44% share of the company. With peanuts coming from Nicaragua and Malawi and cashews all the way from India, Liberation is passionately nuts about Fair Trade, the livelihoods of its farmers and providing the best tasting product.
A knob of butter slowly melting on a slice of hot toast - sounds delicious, doesn't it? Unless you are watching your waistline and trying to eat a more balanced diet. Now Clover have launched a range of spreads that offer a new way to help keep you and your family a little healthier every day - while still tasting buttery, to satisfy those cravings.
We don't usually use a cake mix to bake our cakes. We tend to either make them from scratch or buy them already baked to perfection from our favourite bakers. So when we received a sachet of Helen's Chocolate Cupcake Mix we set out to discover if cakes - especially gluten-free - could still be yummy from a ready-mix packet.
You can't beat fresh, homemade soup. But we don't always have the time or the ingredients to hand to make it when we crave it most. And for that reason having a few pots of Tideford Organics soup in the fridge is the perfect answer. With most pots being gluten- wheat- and some dairy-free as well as containing no GM products, they really are a good 'comfort' food to keep to hand - especially as the nights draw in and the temperature plummets.
The Soil Association is encouraging consumers to follow 'seven steps to an organic Christmas', through the launch of its organic Christmas directory. Designed to help consumers source local, ethical, organic produce for their families this Christmas, it tells you all you need to know for an organic Christmas 2013 via an online map. So whether it's table birds, organic clothing or artisan produce, the Soil Association's Christmas Directory showcases a huge range of food and drink certified by the Soil Association across the UK.