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Is Dark Chocolate Good For You?

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Is Dark Chocolate Good For You?

Beech’s are firm advocates that cocoa has many wonderous benefits, and we are not alone in our beliefs. We only use the finest natural ingredients to make sure these beneficial properties are maintained. The problem in answering this particular question, however, is that there are so many different types of dark chocolate available, each using their own special recipes and unique ingredients, that providing a single straight answer is practically implausible. In addition, there are also many variables that affect our health, both positively and negatively. With no two studies using the same subjects, at the same time, it is...

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Is Dark Chocolate Vegan?

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Is Dark Chocolate Vegan?

Beech’s Dark Chocolate only contains natural ingredients, however the question we get asked most often is whether our dark chocolate is suitable for those following a vegan diet. For obvious reasons, we know our Milk Chocolate is not Vegan friendly - there is simply no way around the fact that milk is required to make the rich creamy texture for which our milk chocolate has become famous. We have, in the past, looked at various milk alternatives that would allow us to broaden our range of vegan products, however our milk chocolate is renowned for its creamy texture and there...

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A history of Beech’s Fine Chocolates

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A history of Beech’s Fine Chocolates

Beech’s Fine Chocolates are a specialist artisan chocolatier, based in the Lancashire city of Preston. Recognised as a historic market town with evidence of a nearby Roman camp at Walton Le Dale, Preston achieved city status in 2002, becoming the United Kingdom’s 50th city. The area has a long tradition of entrepreneurship and manufacturing, largely in the textiles industry. During the industrial revolution, Preston was a boomtown and is notorious for being the birthplace of Sir Richard Arkwright, inventor of the infamous Spinning Jenny which revolutionised textile manufacture. This manufacturing heritage is abundant in the local economy today and Beech’s...

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Luxury Chocolate Gifts

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Luxury Chocolate Gifts

What better way to treat a loved one than with the very finest Luxury Chocolate Gifts? Whether you are celebrating a birthday, getting ready for Christmas, or simply want to say thank you to someone who deserves it, then Beech’s Fine Chocolates have the perfect range for you.    Gourmet Chocolates Beech’s fine Chocolates specialise in the creation of carefully hand finished confectionary, from lovingly made luxury truffles to the finest chocolate smothered brazils, our chocolates always have an impact when presented as a gift. Our beautiful packaging sets a high expectation, which is continued through to the very last...

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