The van Houtens, The Netherlands and the History of Chocolate

With supermarket shelves stocked with a huge variety of goodies boutique stores selling interesting and innovative products and the wholesale confectionery industry more exciting than ever it is hard to think of a time before chocolate was in everybodys cupboards raingonc We often think of modern chocolate as originating in Belgium or perhaps Italy yet it was in the Netherlands that some of the most important inventions took place. Why was the Netherlands so important In the the Netherl…

The London Chocolate Show- White Chocolate’s Comeback

Imagine London Fashion Week, but instead of the capital filling up with designer clothes and beautiful models, it plays host to the top confectionery louisianahunts brands and thousands of eager choconnoisseurs. This is the London Chocolate Show. With chefs, artists and over 50 brands taking part, its always an exciting event. This year it took place from 13-15 October in the Olympia National Hall and encompassed everything from cocoa powder to cakes. The show is very important in the world of wholesale …

Chocolate and Conservation- The Passions of Mad├ęcasse

It is a real cause for celebration that more and more wholesale confectionery brands are choosing to join those who already manufacture fair-trade products dbcompressor Many of our retailers actively seek out brands with a strong ethical core, knowing that their customers appreciate products that do good in the world. Thankfully, there are lots of options out there for retailers looking to stock fair-trade products. Wholesale confectionery is full of fantastic brands which are hoping to have a positive impa…

Chaos Free Black Fridays- Montezuma’s Approach

We have received many wonderful things from our friends over the pond, from some of the best music of the twenty-first century to fabulous Hollywood films. An American trend that has had a more controversial journey across the ocean is Black Friday. Black Friday 3phaseac the day after Thanksgiving, is seen by many as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. It is marked by big sales with lots of retailers offering impressive discounts. A quick internet search will throw up videos of stampedes of …

Spanish Sweets From Chocolati to Chocolate Bars

Working with wholesale sweets and chocolates, I come across brands from all over the world. Each country has its own special relationship to the sweet stuff ascensiongt with distinctive recipes and flavours delighting us year by year. Though the Aztecs had been working with cacao for years it was the Spanish who first introduced chocolate to the western world as a by-product of their growing global empire. These days Spanish doubloons are the stuff of legend but thankfully chocolate remains!

Classics With a Twist- The Wonderful World of Monty Bojangles

In the wholesale confectionery industry everybody knows the name Monty Bojangles. This brand has won multiple awards for its innovative design and plenty of recognition for its delicious truffle flavours. If youre looking for something to liven up your shop space Amazingcabinetry this is it! With eye-catching designs, interesting flavours and packaging thats perfect for presents this companys products are a year-round staple for any sweet store. Lets take a look at what makes this brand so special and why it…