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What is driving consumer demand to plant based and Vegan friendly chocolate?

A quick read on why Hames Chocolates believe there are at least 3 good reasons why consumers are driving the demand for more plant based and Vegan friendly chocolate.

6 easy ways chocolate can help your marketing campaign!

Who doesn't love chocolate! Discover six easy ways that Hames promotional chocolates can help your marketing campaign.

Why is Lecithin used in Chocolate?

Hames Chocolates talk about why lecithin is used in chocolate products. What is the most popular lecithin in chocolate? and what are the alternatives to soya lecithin? Find out about botanical lecithins here.

How to use the Rainforest Alliance Certified Cocoa Seal on Your Chocolate Packaging

Read our short article explaining what the Rainforest Alliance Seal stands for, should you use it on your private label chocolate packaging? Do you need a license to use the Rainforest Alliance Seal on your chocolate packaging? Also includes links to guidance on the trademark seal: The Rainforest Alliance 2020 Labelling & Trademarks Policy and The Rainforest Alliance Seal Graphics Guidelines

What you need to know about Private Label Chocolate Development!

Are you looking to develop a private label chocolate product? Understand the chocolate development process steps by reading this article by the Lincolnshire chocolate experts, Hames Chocolates. BRC accredited and Rainforest Alliance certified, Hames are your private label partner in the chocolate and confectionery industry.

Why chocolate can make the best promotional gifts

Lincolnshire based chocolate experts, Hames Chocolates explain the reasons why chocolate can make the best promotional gifts and how they can offer the complete solution for all your chocolate needs.

The difference between Vegetarian Chocolate , Vegan Chocolate and Plant Based Chocolate 

The difference between Vegetarian Chocolate , Vegan Chocolate and Plant Based Chocolate  Could you tell the difference between all the different seemingly Vegan friendly chocolate options there are? The chocolate experts at Hames break it down for you.

Statement RASFF Alert Contamination of Soy Lecithin

On 19 April 2022, the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) alerted the European food and feed industry about the potential presence of peanut protein in soybean lecithin from India. Read how this is a potential problem in the chocolate and confectionery industry.

Statement on Milk Allergens in Chocolate

See Hames Chocolates statement on milk allergens in chocolate

Wholesale Chocolate: Become a Hames Chocolate Stockist

Hames Chocolates are chocolate manufacturers located on the East Coast of England. Learn more about buying their chocolates wholesale and being a Hames Chocolate Stockist!

Hames Chocolate Expands its Bronze Range with Chocolate and Truffle Boxes

Lincolnshire chocolatiers, Hames Chocolates, has announced it is launching a new range – Hames Bronze Chocolate and Truffle Boxes – following the successful launch of its Bronze Chocolate Bars earlier this year.  Read more about this incredibly delicious range of British chocolates.

Lincolnshire chocolate maker sees sales more than double in 12 months, as businesses seek out British manufacturers

The pandemic and Brexit has made for a very interesting couple of years in the business world. Read about how one British chocolate manufacturer has weathered the storm.