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Friday 01 July 2022

Chocolate

Grand plan to expand Baron Hasselhoff’s 23rd March 2022 /

Grand plan to expand Baron Hasselhoff’s

Premium Wellington chocolate company Baron Hasselhoff’s is eyeing another capital raise to expand into a new factory and grow its national and international sales.


Cable Car celebrates 120 years with Wellington Chocolate Factory bar 22nd February 2022 /

Cable Car celebrates 120 years with Wellington Chocolate Factory bar

Wellington’s iconic Cable Car is celebrating 120 years today with a limited-edition chocolate bar and 120 hidden golden tickets offering a free ride.


Sweet success sought by new choc stop 7th December 2021

Sweet success sought by new choc stop

The Chocolate Station at Blenheim Railway Station offers more than 100 craft chocolate product lines produced by chocolatiers from Ne Zealand and the Pacific.


Makana invests $1.2m to upgrade facilities, future-proof chocolate business 17th August 2021 /

Makana invests $1.2m to upgrade facilities, future-proof chocolate business

The boutique chocolatier is using the pause in international tourism to undertake an overhaul of its Blenheim factory and strengthen its direct-to-consumer channels.


Queen Anne to reign from new base after sweets success 11th August 2021 /

Queen Anne to reign from new base after sweets success

The chocolatier led by the granddaughter of Ernest Adams is expanding production after seeing revenue jump by 30%.


Devonport Chocolates marks 30 years 8th July 2021

Devonport Chocolates marks 30 years

Family-owned Devonport Chocolates has launched an Anniversary Selection pack to celebrate 30 years of business this month.


Chocstock tickets on sale 25th May 2021

Chocstock tickets on sale

Tickets have gone on sale for New Zealand’s first craft chocolate festival with organisers confirming Melbourne chocolate-maker Birdsnake will be at the event.


Whittaker’s takes 2021 resilience cake 19th May 2021 /

Whittaker’s takes 2021 resilience cake

Whittaker’s has added another feather to its cap, having been named New Zealand’s Most Resilient Brand.


KitKat updates logo with recycling message 31st March 2021 / /

KitKat updates logo with recycling message

KitKat has temporarily replaced the logo on its chocolate bar with a call to consumers to recycle the packaging.


Whittaker’s schools up on Ghanian cocoa suppliers 8th December 2020

Whittaker’s schools up on Ghanian cocoa suppliers

The privately-owned chocolate maker worked with local contractors in Ghana to make it happen.


Whittakers, Garage Project unveil new collaboration 9th November 2020 /

Whittakers, Garage Project unveil new collaboration

The two Kiwi brands have released two new chocolate beer flavours.