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Chocolate bars, loo rolls, and biscuits are all shrinking — but for once it isn't just down to Brexit

PA Images LONDON — The size of more than 2,500 different everyday items in the UK has decreased in the last five years, while prices have stayed the same or even risen, according to new research from the Office for National Statistics released on Monday. The trend, known as shrinkflation, has taken hold across UK consumer goods in past years. Major multinational companies have sold less of their product for the same price, helping to increase profit margins. It's...

The little Hungarian chocolate factory continues to win medals

ChocoMe factory has again become a multiple Academy of Chocolate Awards winner this year in London. Like last year, they nominated seven products all together, but this time each of them won a prize.The manufactory was awarded a gold, four silver and two bronze medals at the prestigious Academy of Chocolate Awards. The awards ceremony was held in London on July 20. The founder of chocoMe, Gábor Mészáros took over the prizes personally.The first chocoMe chocolate for sale was made in a...

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread and Muffins (Vegan)

An easy recipe for Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread and Muffins! And don’t worry, they don’t taste one bit vegan!Between moving, setting up the new apartment, and writing the book, I haven’t been baking as much as I’d like. But with Summer quickly coming to an end, I decided to drop everything yesterday and simply bake the day away. Because sometimes we all need a marathon baking session, ya know? It’s like therapy… just much, much cheaper.So, just in case you’re wondering, here’s what I baked:...

Chocolate “Chip-Less” Cookies

Easy30 minsQuickThese Chocolate “Chip-Less” Cookies are everything you love about soft and chewy and delicious CCCs…just without the chocolate!This post is sponsored by Land O’Lakes.Confession:Often whenever I’m making a batch of chocolate chip cookies…I leave out the chips.   I know.  I’m sure that sounds like a crime to many of you, but it’s true.  My love for the pre-chip cookies goes way back to the days before I could bake.  When I was a young pup, our dad always used to be the chocolate...