“The Heston Blumenthal of the chocolate world”
- Channel 5
Voted as one of the 1000 most influential Londoners, founder Aneesh Popat is an award-winning chocolatier and an ambassador of fine chocolate. His clientele includes royalty, Michelin starred restaurants, luxury hotels, Harrods, Fortnum & Mason, The Houses of Parliament and leading global brands including Rolls Royce. Aneesh Popat is an ambassador for Original Beans chocolate and is the Chocolate Expert on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch.
The Chocolatier explores exciting and experimental flavour combinations and maintains wellbeing as a core value creating handmade indulgent chocolates with a selection of the finest single origin cacao in the world. Using natural ingredients, Aneesh focuses on water based ganaches to discover hidden flavours from within the heirloom chocolates that he uses. His scientific background and passion for fine chocolate has led him to become renowned for his unique and innovative flavour combinations.
The Chocolatier mission is to ‘change the world one chocolate at a time’. Every chocolate expertly made and savoured, makes a positive difference by contributing to the education and materials for children in India. The Chocolatier also focuses on carefully sourcing ethical cacao from climate positive cacao forests and gardens that support the conservation of nature, wildlife and the people who live and depend upon it.
Aneesh Popat was awarded "The True Innovation in Fine Chocolate" award by The Academy of Chocolate for his original approach to fine chocolate.
Chocolate + Water = Chocolate
Water having no real taste of its own allows for the chocolate to do all the speaking. Aneesh uses high quality and fresh ingredients to make his chocolates. Pairing fine chocolates with water, fruit purées, spices, nuts and herbs means this is all there is to taste. There is no thick cream masking any flavour. There is no butter coating your palate. The result? A beautifully smooth chocolate which melts luxuriously but does not leave a sticky residue in the mouth. His revolutionary approach to chocolate making has resulted in a ganache which contains 40-50% less calories than standard truffles.
Inspired by the technique discovered by French chemist Dr. Herve This, Aneesh has gone on to deliver an astonishing transparency and honesty in flavour. Note his chocolates by their signature: immediate high impact flavour and then a fresh clean palate.
We are a SALSA accredited artisan chocolate manufacturer.
Chocolate Artisan of the Year 2023 - Southern England
Lux Life Food and Drink Awards 2023
Best Luxury Chocolate in the UK
Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2021
Chocolatier of The Year - London & South East
Prestige Awards 2021
The True Innovation Award, for Innovation in Fine Chocolates
Academy of Chocolate Awards 2014
Top 25 under 25s in London
The Evening Standard 2013
The 1000 Most Influential Londoners
The Evening Standard 2013
Gold Award UK Small Business
50+ Awards 2012