NO VISIT TO YORK IS COMPLETE WITHOUT DISCOVERING ITS CHOCOLATE HISTORY.

UNWRAP THE STORY BEHIND WHY YORK
IS CALLED THE ‘CHOCOLATE CITY’.
JOIN A GUIDED TOUR WHERE ONE OF OUR ENTERTAINING AND INFORMATIVE TOUR GUIDES WILL TAKE YOU THROUGH 3000 YEARS OF CHOCOLATE HISTORY AND HOW IT CAME TO YORK.

OUR JOURNEY BEGINS OUTSIDE OUR REPLICA OF THE GROCER’S SHOP OF JOSEPH ROWNTREE AND SONS.

HERE YOU WILL BE INTRODUCED TO THE FOUNDING CONFECTIONARY FAMILIES OF YORK AND LEARN HOW ALL THREE FAMILIES HELPED SHAPE THE CITY.

WE THEN TRAVEL BACK THOUSANDS OF YEARS TO THE VERY BEGINNING, 1200BC, WHEREIN THE RAINFORESTS OF CENTRAL AMERICA, THE ANCIENT TRIBES DISCOVERED THE POWER OF THE MIGHTY COCOA BEAN.

FROM THERE YOU DISCOVER THE JOURNEY OF IMAGINATION AND INDUSTRY COMBINED, ALL GUIDED BY THE YORK FOUNDING FAMILIES OF THE CHOCOLATE INDUSTRY. SEE STEP BY STEP HOW THE COCOA BEAN IS TRANSFORMED INTO THE CHOCOLATE AS WE KNOW IT TODAY, AND LEARN TO TASTE CHOCOLATE LIKE A PROFESSIONAL.

COMPLETE THE JOURNEY WITH A LIVE DEMONSTRATION FROM ONE OF OUR VERY OWN EXPERT CHOCOLATIERS, WITH SAMPLES TO BE HAD ALONG THE WAY.

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York’s Chocolate Story
King’s Square, York YO1 7LD

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