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What a treat!

What a treat!

Rumsey’s partnership with the Chilterns MS Centre continues to raise funds for local people affected by multiple sclerosis. Rumsey’s are thrilled to announce that the “Rumsey’s Bake Off” added an extra £288 to their fundraising tally for the Chilterns MS Centre. Every week members of the Rumsey’s team took on one of the challenges featured in that episode of the hit Channel 4 show: The Great British Bake Off. From Angel Cakes and Brioche Flowers, to Maids of Honour and all manner of showstoppers, each bake was a big hit.   In 2018 Rumsey’s Handmade Chocolates raised a staggering £3,385...

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Celebrating 15 Christmases On The High Street

Celebrating 15 Christmases On The High Street

The seeds of the business began in 2001 from the family kitchen in Aylesbury. Nigel had been a pastry chef for 20 years and was working in the kitchens of New College Oxford when a colleague asked if he would make a batch of chocolates for him to take home to his family. He enjoyed making them so much that he made a second batch for his own family too.  Years of experience as a Chef and Patissier provided the inspiration and depth of knowledge needed for Nigel to become a Master Chocolatier of distinction. He began creating his exquisite...

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Easter at Rumsey's

Easter at Rumsey's

It's Easter time at Rumsey's which means one thing... CHOCOLATE! Lots of it. We aren't able to stock our Easter goodies online as many of them are too delicate to survive the post but here is a small selection of what you can find in our chocolateries. We are open all across the Easter weekend. Good Friday: 8.30am-6pm (Wendover) and 9.30am-5.30pm (Thame) Saturday: 8.30am-6pm (both) Easter Sunday: 10am-6pm (Wendover) and 9.30am-5.30pm (Thame) Monday: 10am-6pm (Wendover) and 9.30am-5.30pm (Thame)          

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Single Origin Chocolate Easter Eggs

Single Origin Chocolate Easter Eggs

We are really excited to be producing a range of Single Origin Easter Eggs at Rumsey's this year.  Chocolate is far from just a generic product, the quality of the cocoa beans that are used has a huge impact on the chocolates taste. Just like we’ve seen in recent years in the coffee and wine industries, customers are becoming more discerning and interested in where chocolate comes from and the different flavour profiles that can be enjoyed from the different cocoa regions. Where is cocoa grown? Cocoa is grown in a narrow belt of tropical forest, 10 degrees north and south...

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Spooktacular Halloween Treats

Spooktacular Halloween Treats

Enjoy some of our deliciously spooktacular Halloween treats available in our chocolateries now. Pumpkins, haunted houses and ghosts - all handmade by Nigel and his wickedly wonderful chocolate team. Due to the delicate nature of these chocolate moulds we aren't stocking them online for posting. However you can pick them up in store whilst stocks last, and feel free to phone ahead if you want to check availability. 

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