BUMPER crowds took advantage of the glorious sunshine today to enjoy the York Chocolate Festival.
There was just one problem on Saturday: it was almost TOO sunny.
Chocolate and sunshine don’t really mix. There’s that tendency to melt…
Thankfully, it didn’t quite come to that, even in the full 20 degree heat of the afternoon.
“It has been a bit hot today,” admitted Max Scotford, founder of Sheffield-based Bullion Chocolates. “But luckily the chocolate hasn’t melted.”
Max set up his businesss making handcrafted chocolates in Sheffield’s Kelham Island, once famous for its steel production.
But he admitted there was nowhere better for a chocolate festival than York.
‘Luckily the chocolate hasn’t melted’ – Max Scotford, founder of Sheffield-based Bullion Chocolates
“This is the home of chocolate,” he said. “As a fellow Yorkshireman, it’s great to be here.” He’d been blown was blown away by the…