Cocoa Prices continued to fluctuate within the overall range of 1450-1600 that we have seen so far all year,
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This month's recipe is Macaroons from DGF Industries in France
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This month's featured products are the Chocolate Masters range of decorations.
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We have lots of exciting new products this month
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Callebaut web re-design and the latest video by Jean-Pierre Wybauw
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"The Doctors"
Don't forget to ask"The Chocolate Doctor" or the "Ingredients Doctor" to answer your questions.


Click here to access details of Chocolate Courses that HB Ingredients can recommend.
The Callebaut Chocolate Academy have published their 2011-2012 prospectus.




Tres Hombres Starts the Final Part of it's Voyage to the UK

As we produce our May Newsletter, Tres Hombres has slipped her mooring in the Azores and headed back out into the Atlantic, for the start of the second leg of her epic, first "carbon neutral", Trans Atlantic delivery of chocolate.

Sunrise over the Atlantic and Mott's birthday party at sea.

Although Mott has flown to the UK to organise the arrival of Tres Hombres, Captain Jorne will be completing Mott's Blog on a daily basis. Click here to follow it and here to see their latest position.

Join us at Gunwharf Quay, Portsmouth for the unloading of the Grenada Chocolate Company chocolate from Tres Hombres on Saturday 19th May, where you can also taste this award winning chocolate.

Gunwharf Quay, Portsmouth.

Launch of Chocolate Masters Range

HB Ingredients has been appointed the sole distributor in the UK for the Chocolate Masters Gourmet Collection range of decorations.

This innovative range of products bring inspiration for original pastries and desserts.

For details of the products we have available from stock, click here.

Olympic and Jubilee themed Chocolate Shoes

Our in house chocolatier, Jayne has been busy making some Olympic and Jubilee themed chocolate shoes and a chocolate box. We have put these on a bed of sugar strands (red, white and blue), perfect to decorate your own Olympic and Jubilee themed creations.

Product Code: S.STRANDRWB5

Deliveries During the Olympics

We will continue to make deliveries on our set days into London during the Olympics and there will be both pallet and parcel couriers operating. However, we would advise our customers to order in advance to make sure your orders are fulfilled in plenty of time as we cannot guarantee when you will receive your orders.

Price Update on Chocolate Popping Candy

Due to bulk ordering, we are now able to offer a better price on the chocolate popping candy 900g box, Product Code: IP.POPC0.9

Please see new prices below:
Band A Price: £17.75
Band B Price: £16.86
Band C Price: £16.02

This product is ideal to use as decoration on your ice cream, desserts and chocolates.

HB Ingredients Chocademy

Our next chocolate course, Introduction to Chocolate for Beginners, will be held on 29th May 2012.

The course is designed for beginners or chocolate lovers who wish to learn the techniques required to create their own truffles, hand dipped chocolates, decorative chocolate bars and to decorate chocolate moulds.

Price £99.00 plus VAT

For further details please contact Jayne,
email: or call 0845 8800 799




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