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Top chefs create Divine cakes for Chocolate Week

Top chefs create Divine cakes for Chocolate Week

To mark the fifth annual national Chocolate Week (13-19 October), Divine Chocolate asked five top chefs to propose the ultimate Divine chocolate birthday cake.

Visit www.divinechocolate.com/ chocolateweek for the mouth-watering recipes including Chocolate Fudge Cake created by two-star Michelin chef Michael Caines; Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Ganache from Alan Coxon; and a Chocolate Amaretti Cake from Linda Collister, who used to be the Queen Mother’s private chef.

Divine Chocolate Birthday Cake with Raspberry Ganache“Divine Chocolate has been taking part in Chocolate Week since it was established and this year is extra special because Divine is celebrating its 10th birthday,” says Charlotte Borger, head of communications at Divine – a Fairtrade brand. “Our aim this year is to put together a diverse and exciting programme of Divine happenings all over the country, giving as many people as possible the chance to sample great chocolate and hear about the farmers who share the profits from it.”

With its Fairtrade status, the Divine range of bars, bakery goods and seasonal products guarantees a fair deal for the 45,000 cocoa farmers in Ghana who belong to the Kuapa Kokoo farmers’ co-operative. On top of this, as the co-operative co-owns Divine, it benefits from profit sharing as well.

“The UK chocolate market is worth approximately £3.4 billion a year,” says Charlotte. “If Fairtrade products can capture even a small proportion of that market, producers in developing countries gain real benefits,”

For more details about the Divine range of Fairtrade chocolate and the story of Divine and Kuapa Kokoo visit www.divinechocolate.com

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