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Cocoa Black launches chocolate school with corporate packages

School offers classes with former Australian Pastry Chef of the Year

Cocoa Black launches chocolate school with corporate packages
Cocoa Black launches chocolate school with corporate packages

Premium chocolate manufacturer Cocoa Black has launched a chocolate school offering bespoke corporate packages.

The school is located in a new facility at Southpark Industrial Estate in Peebles on the Scottish Borders.

It offers classes for up to 12 delegates led by co-owner, and former Australian Pastry Chef of the Year, Ruth Hinks.

Delegates can learn how to make chocolate and are provided with tips on how to taste and store products.

Hinks said: "There seems to be a strong interest in chocolate-making, much like the wine market ten years ago. We recently held a class for an Edinburgh law firm. The kitchen environment allowed everyone to really get to know each other in an informal way in an educational setting."

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