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“Chocolate heaven since 1911,” Thorntons started with a single shop in Sheffield. It grew to become a dominant force on the British high street and was the place to go when you wanted a luxury chocolate box for a special occassion.

In 2015, Italian confectioner Ferrero acquired the brand. In 2021, the Thorntons moved online, closing its high street shops for good.

The brand still sells the same range of products it became known for, including Special Toffee, Thorntons Continental, and, perhaps most famous of all, its personalised chocolate models and plaques.

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Conscious Hamper

Fancy One of Everything at Conscious Chocolate?°

Perfect if you can't decide which chocolate bar to choose, this Conscious Chocolate Hamper contains vegan, raw chocolate bars from the entire Conscious range. Presented in a stylish gift box or wicker hamper, it's ideal for giving as a thoughtful gift and is also a great value way to sample the full range of flavoured chocolate bars.

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There's an ever-increasing quantity of alcoholic drinks entering the booze market, but I've spotted a growing market in the chocolate drinks sector. Producers are now crafting a range of alcoholic spirits and liqueurs that either contain chocolate or are infused...