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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.

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.

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.

Why you should try Hames salted caramel chocolate crowns, part of their Bronze Chocolate range!

If you haven’t tried Hames Salted Caramel Chocolates yet, you haven’t lived.! There are so many reasons why you should order some Hames Chocolates right now and try some for yourself. Firstly, you can thank us later as we know how good these things taste and we want to share that goodness with everyone. Secondly, we started making these salted caramel crowns only recently and they make a perfect chocolate gift for birthdays, Christmas, to make your family happy or sharing them with people you love.

What makes a great milk chocolate bar?

The chocolate experts at Hames Chocolates discuss how to create really great bars of milk chocolate fit for a nation of chocolate lovers and ultimately how they came up with Hames Bronze range of chocolate bars available in eight fabulous flavours.

What are chocolate box cushion pads?

Our customers ask us what are chocolate box cushion pads? What are they made of? What are they used for? Can we use them for other products like bakery, biscuits, wax melts? What are cushion pads made of? Can you cut cushion pads to our bespoke sizes? Here are the answers to these questions and more.

The Growth of a Great British Chocolate Bar

Last year Hames, looking to make some of the best chocolate bars in the UK launched their Great British Chocolate bar range. Read about some of their best chocolate bars and how they tell their brand story in an authentic way. Inspired by a nation of chocolate lovers there are five chocolate bars in the range: sweet and creamy white chocolate bar, smooth milk chocolate bar, a high cocoa milk chocolate bar, rich, dark chocolate bar, and a 70% cocoa dark chocolate bar.