Chocolate by Genevie - a Giveaway


I have the pleasure of introducing you to a new online chocolate shop with a more personal touch.

Chocolate by Genevie is a family run business specialising in boxes of Handmade Luxury Chocolates.




I asked Genevie to tell us a bit about herself and her business.

"I live in Edinburgh and have just opened the online chocolate shop this month. All of the chocs are handmade using the best ingredients I can find and all of the boxes are hand finished with silk and ribbon - no two boxes of chocolates are exactly the same and this is just how I want it to be.

Chocolate making started off initially as a hobby but as more requests for delicious chocolates increased I thought I would try and open an online shop.

My partner Kevin, my Mum and 1 year old son Luke help me with various parts of the production. Mum does the ribbons & boxes, Kevin made the website and updates this and little Luke likes to taste the chocolate! It's a very small family venture that keeps us busy.

My plan is to offer handmade gift chocolates that are yummy and unique - I want to offer something that is markedly different to the other bigger corporate brands that are currently out there.

So i’m not sure where my chocolate venture will end up but as long as people keep requesting chocolate – i’ll keep making it!"




My favourite has to be the Dark Chocolate Orange Praline.

Update:

Since starting the business, there has been such a high demand, that Genevie has had to take the decision to out-source to a company in Belguim, who now makes their chocolates.

You can find the updated info here.






Chocolate by Genevie Giveaway


To be in with a chance of winning a luxury box of 32 handmade chocolates,  all you need to do is leave a comment. 

If you would like extra entries:



1. Follow Tinned Tomatoes on Google Connect or Networked Blogs (down the side panel) and leave a second comment to say you have done so.

2. Follow @tinnedtoms on Twitter and leave a separate comment to let me know you have done so.

3. Tweet the competition using (I'd love to win a luxury box of chocolates from Chocolate by Genevie @tinnedtoms #win #giveaway) and leave a separate comment to say you have done so.

4. Like the Tinned Tomatoes Facebook Page and leave a separate comment to let me know you have done so.

5. Like the Chocolate by Genevie Facebook Page and leave a separate comment to let me know you have done so.


If you add everything into one comment you will only get one entry, so remember to write a separate comment for each entry.

The giveaway runs until 9am on Friday 31 August 2012. This giveaway is open to readers in the UK only.


A big thank you to  Genevie and good luck to everyone who enters.

For another chance to win, head over to Tales of Pigling Bland, where there is another Chocolate by Genevie giveaway. 

Disclosure Statement: I received a box of chocolates free from the Genevie to review. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.   

132 comments

  1. WOW they look like an absolute tempter, would love to try them.. really love the creativity behind them (boxes & decoration)... I live in London and would love to try them, thanks for the post Jacqueline

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  2. I like Tinned Tomatoes on Facebook :)

    amuseyourbouche.cookery@gmail.com

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  3. I also like Chocolate by Genevie on Facebook!

    amuseyourbouche.cookery@gmail.com

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  4. They look stunning ! Love quality chocolate.

    minniewhittaker@hotmail.co.uk

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  5. Following on FB (Mark Minnie Whittaker)

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  6. These chocolates look heavenly!!

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  7. Oh, how I wish you could send me a box of those delicious chocolates to New England! They look fabulous!

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  9. They look amazing! I'd really love to win :-)

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  10. They look delicious and I like the look of the dark chocolates in particular. You're right, these would be more exciting to receive than the usual brands and I'm sure that applies to eating them too! x

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  11. I follow on Twitter as @alicomps x

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  12. I have tweeted here: https://twitter.com/alicomps/status/231458839013253121

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  13. I like the Chocolate by Genevie Facebook page too x

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  14. They look really delicious and I love how the box is actually full of chocolates rather than just full of packaging! Please enter me in the competition!

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  15. And I follow you on twitter, @natblachford :)

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  16. And I've just tweeted about the comp!

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  17. I liked your facebook page...

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  18. And finally I like Chocolate By Genevie!

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  19. The chocolates look devine, but this entire page has peaked my interest!

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  20. Gorgeous chocolates, look so much nicer than a mass produced box.

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  21. The chocolates look so wonderful and now I need to go find some chocolate in the fridge :)

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  22. Following on GFC as Grace Lavender

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  23. These look so delicious - I love chocolates.

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  24. I,ve tweeted. @Corinathecook

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  25. I follow @Tinnedtomatoes
    @Corinathecook

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  26. I like the tinned tomatoes fb page

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  27. Following @tinnedtoms as @Novasilence

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  28. They look absolutely lush, I'm always happy to try new chocolates.
    Thank you! @maximka25

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  29. Following you on Twitter as @maximka25 too

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  30. Also Liked Chocolate by Genevie Facebook Page!

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  31. They look really amazing Jacqueline! So much for the diet, I wouldn't mind being in the chance of trying them :-)

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  32. These chocolates look beatifull. I like the idea of ​​love and passion with which these chocolates are produced. Well done!Genevie

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  33. My mouth is watering just looking at these chocolates - they look so beautiful and the photography is superb ♥

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  34. Following you with GFC as Happyfox

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  35. Following @Tinnedtomatoes on Twitter
    @happyfox

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  36. Liked the Tinned Tomatoes Facebook Page

    Diana Cotter

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  37. Liked the Chocolate by Genevie Facebook Page

    Diana Cotter

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  38. Thank so much for all the kind words and interest! Love Genevie

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  39. They look amazing. the box is so smart too.

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  40. Following on Google connect (Su Tyler)

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  41. following on twitter @soosieboo

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  42. tweeted message (@soosieboo)

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  43. liked Tinned Tomatoes on FB - Su Tyler

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  44. Liked the Chocolate by Genevie Facebook Page
    Su Tyler

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  45. The chocolates look simply divine! I'd love to give some to my OH for his birthday (and share them of course) - thanks for the chance to win :)

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  46. I'm following Tinned tomatoes on Google Connect :)

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  47. I already like Chocolate by Genevie on FB.

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  48. I now like Tinned Tomatoes on FB too :)

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  49. I have followed your blog via GFC as Christina Marriott

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  50. I follow you on twitter as @chrissy4116

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  51. I have tweeted the giveaway as @chrissy4116 and here is my tweet link:

    https://twitter.com/chrissy4116/status/232095040774737920

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  52. I like your blog on facebook as Christina Marriott

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  53. I already follow Genevie's facebook page as Christina Marriott

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  54. Oh, what lovely looking chocolates! Count me in!

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  55. following @tinnedtoms @maxineflossy

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  56. now liking Chocolate by Genevie Facebook Page

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  57. I'd like to enter the competition please.

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  58. I like tinned tomatoes on fb

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  59. thanks for telling us about these chocs. I've bookmarked the website to send my some for her birthday

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  60. sound great, please include me

    @ashlallan

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  61. i follow with gfc as mummy24

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  62. i follow on twitter as @ashlallan

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  63. i have tweeted as @ashlallan

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  64. I already subscribe to Tinned Toms via RSS (rather than Google Connect or Networked Blogs), is that OK?

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  65. I like your page on Facebook already.

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  66. And I've liked Genevieve's FB page too.

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  67. They look delicious! I'd love to be entered:)
    @claire_trevor

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  68. I follow via gfc as Claire Trevor

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  69. I already follow @tinnedtoms on twitter as @claire_trevor

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  70. I have tweeted the giveaway here: https://twitter.com/claire_trevor/status/232783356373389312 as @claire_trevor

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  71. I have liked you on facebook as Claire Trevor

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  72. I have liked chocolate by genevie on facebook as Claire Trevor

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  73. Oh, I'd love to take part, thank you!

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  74. I follow Tinned Tomatoes on Networked Blogs.

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  75. I follow @tinnedtoms on Twitter (@pandcands).

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  76. I Like the Tinned Tomatoes Facebook Page.

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  77. I Like the Chocolate by Genevie Facebook Page.

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  78. those look amazing chocolates! Even better they're from edinburgh, my home town!

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  79. I'm now following you on Twitter too!

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  80. Ooh, I can almost smell those chocolates from here!

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  81. Following you on Twitter already.

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  82. Following your blog already too :-)

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  83. I like your facebook page (very much!)

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  84. Just about to tweet about the comp...anyone would think I like chocolates!

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  85. GFC: Boo Roo and Tigger Too

    @littleboo_21

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  86. Following you via Twitter

    @littleboo_21

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  87. Following you via Facebook - Sarah Littleboo Anguish

    @littleboo_21

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  88. Following Chocolate by Genevie via Facebook - Sarah Littleboo Anguish

    @littleboo_21

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  89. These chocolate look amazing!! Would love to win a box :)

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  90. following on gfc and networked blogs

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  91. following on twitter @bakingaddict

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  92. Liked chocolate by genevie FB page

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  93. Count me in, great prize! :)

    Thanks
    Simon.

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  94. Following via GFC (Cobbie)

    Thanks!
    Simon.

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  95. Following @tinnedtoms on Twitter (@cobbiecollinge)

    Thanks!
    Simon.

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  96. Tweeted on Twitter ( https://twitter.com/cobbiecollinge/status/237294413196455936 )

    Thanks!
    Simon.

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  97. Liked the TT Page on Facebook.

    Thanks!
    Simon.

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  98. Liked the Genevie Chocolate Page on Facebook.

    Thanks!
    Simon.

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  99. I'm about to have chicken curry for dinner. I would love some beautiful chocolates like these for afterwards ... or I could just skip dinner and go straight for the chocolates!

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  100. I follow you as @alicomps on Twitter.

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  101. I have tweeted here: https://twitter.com/alicomps/status/238320057174872066

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  102. I like your Facebook page as Ali Thorpe

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  103. I like the Chocolate by Genevie Facebook page as Ali Thorpe.

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  104. Like the Chocolate by Genevie Facebook Page

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  105. now following @tinnedtoms on Twitter as @Hestia14

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  106. Tweeted the message as @Hestia14

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I love reading comments, so thank you for taking the time to leave one. Unfortunately, I'm bombarded with spam, so I've turned on comment moderation. I'll publish your comments as soon as I can and respond to them. Don't panic, they will disappear when you hit publish. Jac x

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