Work Experience at Friars In the Summer we had a Keswick School pupil come to us for a weeks work experience. Below is what she thought of it! For my week of work experience I decided to go to Friars, the chocolate shop in Keswick. I am studying at Keswick School and as part of Year 10, all students experience working in a work place to get a good idea on how that particular business works. I worked shifts from 9:30am to 5:30pm from Monday to Friday. On my first... Read More
We all enjoy a bit chocolate whether it’s milk, dark or white. Which is your favourite? The last thing we want to be focusing on when we are indulging in these tasty treats is nutrition, but actually there are some beneficial health aspects found in chocolate. Just as not all chocolate has the same taste qualities, different types have different nutritional values. Dark chocolate is the most healthy and advantageous chocolate of them all. It contains lots of the natural cocoa bean solids which enhances its rich taste and... Read More
A Halloween party wouldn’t be complete without a spooky atmosphere! Take the hard work, and the mess, out of your Halloween celebrations with our fabulous pumpkin lanterns, just pop in a t-light and your good to go. Make sure you keep the little monsters happy too this Halloween with our range of delicious Halloween chocolate, from bat lollies to chocolate witches and spiders we have all you need for when those trick or treaters come knocking at your door.
Friars of Keswick offer a wide variation of Jelly Belly jelly bean flavours and different assortment ranges- jelly belly sours, ice cream parlour mix, smoothie blend and the official 50 flavours assortment. Jelly Belly has created some unique recipes which mimic the ‘true to life’ flavours of food. These are listed on the menu cards they produce, we thought we’d put them to the test and see if they actually taste as they’re meant to. Lemon Meringue Pie 8/10 Lemon + Lemon + Coconut + Coconut... Read More
Portraits of the Queen, the Beatles and Marilyn Monroe, Shrek and others each made entirely from 10,000 jelly beans are to be put on display in the centre of Keswick on August 11th for 6 days. The pictures will form part of an exhibition of seven incredible pieces of Jelly Belly Art on loan from the private collection of Jelly Belly Candy Company, which will be seen together for the first time ever in the UK and are expected to make an amazing impact. We’ve had individual Jelly Belly art... Read More
Our fabulous new website is now live and we think it is a great improvement on the old site, hopefully you all think so to. To celebrate the launch we are giving away a FREE box of delicious Duc d’O chocolates worth £10.89 with every order over £20 excluding postage. A 500g box of Duc d’O’ flaked milk chocolate truffles will be included with every order when the promotional code is entered during the checkout process. These delicious Belgian chocolates have a light mousse centre that is covered in smooth... Read More
Out with the old and in with the new. We started selling our products online in January 2010 and 3 and a half years later we’ve decided that it’s time for a refresh. The new website really showcases the products with a new zoom function that enables the customer to zoom in just by mousing over the image. The site is also much cleaner and less cluttered, displays more ‘you may also like’ suggestions and is better integrated into social media applications. We will also have the ability to run... Read More