Bex’s Blog: Visiting a chocolate factory!

This week, Bex got to check out York's Chocolate Story!

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Hey it’s Bex from The Club here!

Recently I went to York and managed to wangle a cheeky trip around an old chocolate factory – this made me very happy indeed!

The factory has been turned into a museum- the best kind of museum, because it’s all about chocolate and they give you free tasters as you go around.

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First up we learnt about how cocoa is grown, and how it’s turned into chocolate!

Then we got to taste the cocoa drink that the Aztecs liked – it was YUK! Imagine chocolate mixed with chilli and washing up liquid!

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Then we got to learn about how chocolate bars were invented and made, plus I found out that there was once a man whose job was ‘Smartie Polisher’. Weirdest. Job. Ever.

I also got taught how to be a Chocolate Taster, but to be honest I already have years of practise at that…

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Finally, we got the chance to make our own chocolate lollipops – you can see mine below!

I covered it in every kind of chocolate sprinkle I could get my hands on… pretty sure the Aztecs wouldn’t have approved!

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