/ 02 November 2023

A firefighters’ calendar for a cause, Aussie chocolate wows the US, and Kiwi chocolate wows us

Image: Pushpak Dsilva on Unsplash
Image: Pushpak Dsilva on Unsplash

It’s getting hot in here… The 2024 Australian Firefighters Calendars are out, with different variations featuring dogs, cats, and horses. Proceeds go to various animal welfare charities, as well as the Kids With Cancer Foundation, and those abs go straight to your dreams…

Speaking of Aussie heroes, Darrell Lea has expanded its Sydney factory after the business got back on track after nearly shutting up shop a few years ago. The growth is coming from America – apparently, they like a chocolate bullet as much as we do.

And while Darrell Lea has been making tracks in the US, a Kiwi brand is coming at us with innovation. Whittaker’s ‘Hazella’ bar has been called the world’s best by fans, and the milk choc/hazelnut gianduja block is now available this side of the ditch.

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