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Colgate Chocolate Lips
19th Mar 2020 | Posted by The Chocolatier

Colgate Chocolate Lips

Colgate commissioned Aneesh to develop a red chocolate lip which would conceal behind it a new-to-launch toothpaste held by a beautiful printed smile. The chocolate lips had the colgate instagram tag @colgateuk and hashtag #PoutFree engraved on to them. Made from a red tinted luxury white chocolate this chocolate lip stretched a generous 23cm!
BBC Audio Drama Awards' Chocolates
19th Mar 2020 | Posted by Aneesh Popat

BBC Audio Drama Awards' Chocolates

To celebrate the BBC Audio Drama Awards and to thank the esteemed judges we provided bespoke chocolate boxes with beautiful matt purple paper and silver foiling. The box showcased a selection of our favourite flavours and some specials including rhubarb, sea-buckthorn, mango and cranberry.
Peru 2019
15th Feb 2020 | Posted by Aneesh Popat

Peru 2019

In October of 2019 I was taken to Alto El Sol, a plantation in Peru who supply beans to Cacao Barry - a brand who we work closely with for our origin chocolate supply. It was my first trip to plantation although not my first encounter with a real cacao tree. My first face to 'face' experience was at The Eden Project in Cornwall where I unexpextedly stumbled across the tree in their Tropical Biome. I wept under the tree remnisicing all the moments I had spent for years with chocolate. I expected …
Channel 5 The Wonderful World of Chocolate
25th Jun 2019 | Posted by The Chocolatier

Channel 5 The Wonderful World of Chocolate

Aneesh was featured on Channel 5's 'The Wonderful World of Chocolate' on Sunday 23rd June 2019. Viewers got a chance to peep into the weird and wonderful creations of some of the country’s most ground-breaking chocolatiers. Aneesh Popat was profiled as the Heston Blumenthal of chocolate and showcased his unique twist on some of the nation's favourite flavours in the form of beans-on-toast truffles and a ‘three-course Indian meal’-flavour chocolate bar. …
12th Apr 2017 | Posted by Aneesh Popat

Losing your temper: The seeding method.

Losing your temper.The seeding method.The natural beauty of wild cacao crystallisation.We all lose our temper sometimes, at worst of times it can really affect your relationships and even your career. At other times it can be worse… a lot worse… it can ruin your batch of chocolate truffles!So when you feel the heat rising and the temper is about to blow… stop everything and take a moment alone before reacting. This in itself will help you regather. But now that you have stopped, what to do! …