Chocolate Week 2016: 6 Norfolk chocolate shops you need to visit this Choc-tober

6 chocolate shops in Norfolk to celebrate National Chocolate Week

6 chocolate shops in Norfolk to celebrate National Chocolate Week - Credit: Archant

It's National Chocolate Week this week which means it's time to satisfy your sweet tooth and enjoy some guilt-free choccy delights. A variety of luxurious chocolates can be found here in Norfolk and we've picked out five local shops you need to check out.

Gnaw Chocolate.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Gnaw Chocolate.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

1) Gnaw (Norwich)

Gnaw uses locally sourced ingredients and natural flavours to make their chocolates. Each chocolate is also hand-crafted. The company is a big supporter of the conservation and reintroduction of the red squirrel, native to this country. They have adopted a number from Pensthorpe Conservation Trust in Fakenham.

Picture of products including their luxury easter eggs at The Booja Booja Company in Brooke, who mak

Picture of products including their luxury easter eggs at The Booja Booja Company in Brooke, who make organic chocolate truffles.Photo: Angela SharpeCopy: Annie HirstFor: EDP Norfolk MagEDP pics © 2006(01603) 772434 - Credit: Archant © 2006

2) Booja-Booja (Norwich)

These chocolates truffles are organic, dairy-free, gluten-free and soya-free. Perfect if you're vegan, lactose or gluten intolerant. An estimated 32,000 chocolates were made here in one day. You can find these products at Tesco and Waitrose.

EDP NorfolkSaffire handmade chocolates picture by Adrian Juddfor EDP norfolk

EDP NorfolkSaffire handmade chocolates picture by Adrian Juddfor EDP norfolk


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3) Saffire Handmade Chocolates (Taverham)

This shop is a family-run business which specialises in Artisan chocolates, bars, truffles and novelties. All chocolates are hand-crafted. Visitors can even watch the chocolate being made and take part in a Chocolate Experience Workshop.

Mother and daughter Aylsham In Bloom winners June Norman and Sarah Norman-Miller of Carousel Chocola

Mother and daughter Aylsham In Bloom winners June Norman and Sarah Norman-Miller of Carousel Chocolates. Photo: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

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4) Carousel Chocolates (Aylsham)

A wonderful local shop that showcases an exciting selection of luxury chocolates and hand-crafted Norfolk truffles.

Fudge from Sea Palling-based The Little Fudge Company. Photo by Karen Bethell.

Fudge from Sea Palling-based The Little Fudge Company. Photo by Karen Bethell. - Credit: Archant

5) The Fudge Company (Cromer)

If you're a fan of both chocolate and fudge, this shop is perfect you. Choose from a range of milk, dark, white, chocolate truffle fudge – all handmade with locally sourced ingredients.

Picture of Digby's chocolate shop in the Royal Arcade in Norwich for Evening News Fab Four feature.

Picture of Digby's chocolate shop in the Royal Arcade in Norwich for Evening News Fab Four feature. Pic of window display.Photo: Angela SharpeCopy: For: ENEDP pics © 2007(01603) 772434 - Credit: Archant © 2007

6) Digby's Fine Chocolates (Norwich, Cromer, Aylsham)

Digby Eddison owns three chocolate shops across the county and imports chocolate from all over the world. The 53-year-old chocolateur has a new range of flavours to rival salted caramel, including Belgian chocolate with beer ganache, dark chocolate with balsamic ganache, strawberry with black pepper and Lime, mint and rum.

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