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News Release –  Issued by York’s CHOCOLATE Story

Have your say on the nation’s favourite chocolate at York’s CHOCOLATE Story

York’s CHOCOLATE Story is on a quest to find the public’s favourite chocolate. The attraction is asking individuals to nominate their favourite chocolate bar in an exciting poll in the attraction and online. Visitors can choose from some of York’s famed confectionary, including Aero, Yorkie and KitKat, alongside other nationwide favourites such as Crunchie, Snickers and Dairy Milk.

Visitors will be given the chance to create York’s next big chocolate hit, as they’re invited to get creative and submit their sweet ideas to the team of Chocolatiers over the summer holidays. The lucky winner will have their invention produced by York’s CHOCOLATE Story and stocked in the shop for a limited time.

Nikki Jacobs, General Manager at York’s CHOCOLATE Story, commented:

“This summer we’re on a mission to find the world’s favourite chocolate brands. The public can get involved in the attraction and online to decide the nation’s favourite chocolate bar. Visitors will also have the chance to have their say about what they’d like to see stocked in our fresh chocolate fridge this summer. York has a fascinating chocolate heritage and has produced some of the nation’s favourite chocolate bars – fingers crossed for a York-born winner!”

York’s CHOCOLATE Story, located in the heart of York, is an entertaining and informative guided tour through the history of York’s most famous confectionery-making families and their finest creations. The attraction has a whole host of summer activities to enjoy during the school holidays, including themed trails, seasonal surprises and chocolate making.

Visit to have your say!

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For further media information please call

Laura Good, 01904 527721 or email

The winner will be revealed at the end of the summer holidays.

Choose from:

• KitKat
• Yorkie
• Aero
• Dairy Milk
• Galaxy
• Mars Bar
• Snickers
• Crunchie
• Toffee Crisp
• KitKat Chunky

Notes to editors:
To find out more visit

Admission prices:
Adult £9.95
Concession £8.95
Child (aged 4-15) £7.95
Children under 4 are free
Family of 4 £29.50
Family of 5 £35

The attraction is open daily from 10am – 6pm (last tour 5pm). Closed on 25th December and 1st January.

York's CHOCOLATE Story, located in the heart of York, is an entertaining and informative guided tour through the history of York's most famous chocolate-making families and their finest creations. You'll discover chocolate's origins, how to make it, how to taste it like an expert and even the sustainable future of chocolate.

The attraction is divided into three key zones for visitors:
Story Zone - the journey begins thousands of years ago in the rainforests of Central America and continues through the history of chocolate’s founding families and the fascinating facts behind their finest creations.

Factory Zone - learn how a simple cocoa bean is transformed into the finest chocolate, and take a look at the history of York’s most iconic chocolate brands. Then master the secrets of the chocolatier, as you create hand-made chocolates for yourself, before seeing how the experts do it.

The Indulgence Zone - put new knowledge into practice and choose from a selection of chocolate drinks and treats in the Chocolate Café and Shop.

We advise booking your tour online in advance at