We have listed all our webmails (news articles) in date order so that you can easily access and review past and current articles.

If you’ve got it, haunt it…

It’s time to get creative in the chocolate kitchen with warm flavours, recipes and décor.
Posted: 10 Oct 2021
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Keylink is Moving

Keylink is moving to new premises at the end of this month. Over the many years we’ve been in Ecclesfield, the business has grown steadily and we’ve reached the point that we now need more space to enable us to not only maintain, but improve, the level of service you’ve come to expect from us. Naturally, we’re very excited about the move and we’re working really hard to ensure it will deliver many benefits, both for us operationally and for you, our customer.
Posted: 11 Jun 2021
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Important Update

Posted: 07 Apr 2021
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Brexit Preparation reminder

DPD are working hard to ensure all our customer orders are delivered on our next working day service as expected
Posted: 11 Nov 2020
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DPD Deliveries Update

DPD are working hard to ensure all our customer orders are delivered on our next working day service as expected
Posted: 11 Nov 2020
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Preparation for Brexit

It’s time to think about whether you want to stock up and consider how you might take advantage of some of the new opportunities that it will throw up
Posted: 03 Nov 2020
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Covid-19 Update: 24.3.20

“Is chocolate essential? Should we be closing?” A further update about what is happening at Keylink.
Posted: 24 Mar 2020
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Keylink - Covid 19 Update

An update about what is happening at Keylink, what support is available from the Government and advice on how to keep your business going.
Posted: 19 Mar 2020
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Festive foil blocking using our ready-made designs!

We’re offering gold hot foil blocking on our Antique Gold and Bronze square rigid boxes in our two exclusive Christmas designs.
Posted: 05 Nov 2019
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Keylink Brexit Planning

The effect of Brexit on pricing
Posted: 11 Jan 2019
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Inspiration for Valentines Day

We all know that chocolate = love. Help your customers show they care with these inspiring ideas for Valentine’s Day…
Posted: 21 Dec 2018
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Time to Unwrap Some Christmas Sparkle…

Judging by the creations you have been sharing with us on social media, Christmas planning is in full swing! We sent out our ‘everything Christmas’ webmail a short while ago, and now, as promised, we’re back with our annual inspiration to help you create your best festive season yet…
Posted: 06 Sep 2018
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Win a trip to CasaLuker in Colombia!

If you have always dreamed of visiting a cocoa plantation and really understanding where the chocolate you use and love comes from – here is the chance of a lifetime!
Posted: 27 Apr 2018
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Win a place on a course with Kirsten Tibballs – celebrated pastry chef and chocolatier!

Are you a chocolatier or pastry chef looking for inspiration and the opportunity to enhance your skills? Then enter our exclusive competition to win a place on Kirsten Tibballs’ inspiring new trends confectionery course, worth £750!
Posted: 08 Apr 2018
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Introducing Van Houten: The Original Dutched Cacao

We are pleased to introduce a new range of Van Houten cacao powders, in six distinctive shades and flavours.
Posted: 16 Feb 2018
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Keylink are launching ChocoGelato!

The only gelato made with real chocolate to give you more intense and indulgent flavours.
Posted: 13 Jan 2018
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Your Easter Inspiration Has Landed!

We have lined up exciting new products to help you to wow your customers throughout Spring and the Easter season!
Posted: 09 Jan 2018
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Price Changes for Jan 2018

We wanted to give you a heads up on what is happening with prices from January 2018. We are still in the process of finalising prices, but we have enough to give you an idea at this point of what will happen.
Posted: 12 Dec 2017
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Win a place on the Callebaut 5 Day Chocolate Business Start Up Course

Tell us your chocolate story for a chance to win a place on the Callebaut 5 Day Chocolate Business Start Up Course!
Posted: 14 Nov 2017
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Create all the Wonder and Magic of Christmas

Your Christmas inspiration has arrived! Everything you need to conjure up decadent treats to enchant your customers this festive season is right here. Join us on our festive journey…
Posted: 05 Sep 2017
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KeyChoc Infinity AX: The fully automatic, continuous tempering machine

The AX, a fully automatic, continuous tempering machine, is just as happy tempering a 12kg batch of chocolate as it is tempering larger batches up to 60kg. Its versatility will give you the power to transform your business.
Posted: 05 Sep 2017
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A Fantastic Opportunity in Time for Easter!

Let your customers experience creative activities that come alive with our chocolate making kits.
Posted: 03 Mar 2017
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The Power of Colour

You don’t need us to tell you that Spring is one of the busiest times in the chocolatier’s calendar. No sooner is Valentine’s Day done and dusted than it’s time to pull impressive new products out of the hat for Mothers’ Day and Easter!
Posted: 01 Mar 2017
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A new season calls for new bags!

Enjoy 15% off our printed and metallised hard bottom bags throughout the whole of February! We have a wide range to choose from, including Spring and Easter designs.
Posted: 02 Feb 2017
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Go Nuts for Spring!

Go Nuts for Spring! With 10% off Callebaut and Cacao Barry nut products throughout February!
Posted: 31 Jan 2017
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New Chocolate Brands from Keylink

The Keylink chocolate portfolio is now more comprehensive, more diverse, and more exciting than ever before. These are chocolate brands with great stories and distinctive taste personalities at their heart. Whatever the experience you want to craft with chocolate, Keylink, the chocolate specialists, have a world of chocolates for you to discover.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016
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Sparkle this Festive Season

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s the most hectic too! Take a five minute break and be inspired by our ideas for adding sparkle to your Christmas creations and speeding up production at the same time!
Posted: 30 Sep 2016
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Freshen your range with new bags in time for Christmas

Enjoy 15% off our printed and metallised hard bottom bags 5th-30th September - it’s the perfect opportunity to update your festive and Halloween bag packaging, or simply stock up!
Posted: 23 Sep 2016
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KeyChoc Tempering Machines Offer

With the holidays over and production for Christmas now firmly at the forefront of your mind, a new KeyChoc INFINITY LX or INFINITY X2 pumped chocolate tempering machine could be just what you need!
Posted: 09 Sep 2016
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The new Keylink 2016/17 Catalogue is here.

We are delighted to present our new-look catalogue, jam-packed with exciting and innovative products! If you have already received your catalogue we’d love to hear your feedback (good and bad!) Just click here to send us an email or get in touch via social media by clicking one of the icons below.
Posted: 28 Jul 2016
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Introducing 5 Brand New Chocolate Lollipop Kits for Kids

Our fab chocolate making kits have proven to be a great success so we’ve designed a brand new range of colourful chocolate lollipop kits withfun story filled designs!
Posted: 26 Jul 2016
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Freshen up your packaging with15% off printed and metallised hard bottom bags!

Bring a brand new look to your packaging and enjoy a 15% discount on our stock printed and metallised hard-bottom bags for the first two full weeks in June!
Posted: 07 Jun 2016
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Making it personal!

We are offering you a fantastic, one-off opportunity to put your name/design or logo on your own chocolate, patisserie and packaging and make your products stand out from the crowd! It’s quicker and easier than you think.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016
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Pastels, Moustaches and a Chicken called Hector!

It’s the perfect time to try something creative and new! We’re brimming with fresh ideas for Spring, Mother’s Day and Easter. Pastel colours are set to be a big trend in 2016.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016
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Twitter Q&A with Beverley Dunkley, Head of the Callebaut UK Chocolate Academy

Have you ever wished you could sit down for a chat with a chocolate industry expert and get answers to all your chocolate-related questions?
Posted: 12 Feb 2016
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Price changes from January 2016

As we arrive at the end of the year, we would like to advise you about price changes from January 2016, and we have a few special offers for you…
Posted: 22 Dec 2015
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Cargill buys deZaan® - Important Changes.

‘Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate’ have recently acquired the chocolate manufacturer operations of ADM, including the deZaan® brand.
Posted: 22 Dec 2015
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Create tempting treats for your customers this Valentine's Day.

Shake up the traditions for hearts and all things red with our innovative takes on Valentine’s chocolates and packaging.
Posted: 22 Dec 2015
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Introducing MONTECRISTI CHOCOLATE from Ecuador

Fantastic flavour and traceability wrapped up
Posted: 13 Nov 2015
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Revolutionary... new... available now!

We’re delighted to announce the launch of Keychoc’s revolutionary, new INFINITY Series Moulding Machines!
Posted: 13 Oct 2015
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Add a touch of magic to your Christmas Creations

It wouldn’t be Christmas without plenty of chocolate, so we’ve ensured we have everything you need to bring easy festive cheer to your products during the busiest period of the year!
Posted: 01 Oct 2015
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Announcing the Winner of Our Creative Callebaut Fillings Competition!

Kim’s winning ‘Posh Snickers’ Our judge, Beverley Dunkley, Head of the Barry Callebaut UK Chocolate Academy said, “I chose Kim’s ‘Posh Snickers’ for its innovative flavours, plenty of texture, excellent shelling and it’s nicely decorated too.”
Posted: 14 Aug 2015
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Take advantage of a great new opportunity

We’re really excited to launch our brand new
Posted: 28 Jul 2015
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Free Origination on Personalised Transfer Sheets

For a limited time only, we are pleased
Posted: 21 Jul 2015
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The new Keylink 2015/16 catalogue is here!

The wait is over - the new Keylink 2015/16 catalogue is here!
Posted: 13 Jul 2015
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10% off a selection of Callebaut fillings

We’re offering you a 10% discount on Callebaut fillings in June!
Posted: 28 May 2015
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Have you tried our range of Callebaut fillings yet?

10% Off a selection of Callebaut fillings in June… and your chance to Win £150 of Callebaut products!
Posted: 01 May 2015
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Announcing the Winner of our Power Flowers™ Competition!

In what was a hotly contested competition, our award winning judge, John Costello declared Kim Murphy from Choccomondo, Southampton our winner! Her entry took us right back to our childhoods with a unique replica of Kerplunk!
Posted: 23 Feb 2015
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10% Discount off deZaan™ Gourmet Chocolate range in February!

It’s a year since we launched the deZaan™ Gourmet range and we’re celebrating its success by offering a 10% discount on deZaan™ Gourmet chocolate in February! The deZaan™ Gourmet chocolate range has been very well received over the last year, so if you haven’t tried it yet we’d love to tempt you.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015
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Some important price changes that will take effect from 5th December 2014 and the rest from 1st January 2015.

We have some good news from our main suppliers regarding chocolate prices for the period 1st January to 30th June 2015.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014
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Enter our Colour by Flowers Challenge and win 100kg of white chocolate

Power Flowers™ is a revolutionary and unique new colouring system to be used in chocolate and pastry which is designed to be simple and easy to use. You can create all the colours of the rainbow using the red, blue, yellow and white Power Flowers™ alongside the colour master guide.
Posted: 04 Nov 2014
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New Product Launch - Barry Callebaut Chocolate Stars!

Raise your chocolates’ cupcakes and desserts to celebrity status with our new Barry Callebaut chocolate stars now available in Medium and Small sizes in plain, milk or white chocolate.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014
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10% Off our extensive range of IBC products

Make your Halloween and Christmas offerings stand out from the crowd with that extra special touch from our fabulous range of IBC Décor.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014
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10% Off Callebaut Origins in September

For the month of September we can offer you 10% Discount off our range of Callebaut Single Origins.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014
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7.5% Off Callebaut Selected Grades*

We are excited to inform you that Callebaut have announced a 7.5% price promotion on select Callebaut products for the month of August 2014.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014
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A unique and easy way to create the colours

We’re really excited to tell you about the new Power Flowers™ food colouring system available exclusively at Keylink!
Posted: 23 May 2014
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Price Increase in deZaan Industrial Chocolate Grades

We have recently been notified by deZaan of a price increase in the following chocolates which is due to take effect from 1st April, but as this is relatively short notice, we will hold our current prices until 1st May 2014, after the Easter period is over
Posted: 01 Apr 2014
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Ruth Hinks Demonstrates World Chocolate Masters Skills

An exciting and interactive day of demonstrations, tips and techniques from World Chocolate Masters Finalist Ruth Hinks!
Posted: 28 Mar 2014
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Mark the Centenary of World War One with Limited Edition Chocolate Transfer Designs

28th July 1914 saw the start of World War One, a conflict that wasn’t to end until 11th November 1918. Claiming the lives of over 16 million people worldwide and involving over 100 countries, World War One has become an important event for people throughout the world to remember those who served.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014
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We've got everything you need for a cracking Easter!

Our extensive range of Easter products are just perfect for you to create impressive chocolate treats this Easter! Egg and figure moulds not only look enticing but can be decorated with various cocoa butters and sprays for bespoke designs and colours! Transfer sheets and fillings make for sublime chocolates hidden inside eggs and figure moulds.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014
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Create Wonderful Chocolate Treats

Spring conjures up thoughts of new flowers, lighter nights and of course Mother’s Day!
Posted: 25 Feb 2014
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Taura® 'Gourmet Series' - real fruit pieces for artisan chocolate and bakery producers!

To demonstrate the versatility of this product, Michel Willaume (World Champion Pastry Chef 2001) has developed a number of recipes using the full range of Taura® fruit
Posted: 18 Feb 2014
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Winners of the European Pastry Cup 2014!

With just 3 months preparation time, Team UK battled 5 other nations for 5 hours at SIRHA in Geneva to scoop the European Pastry Cup. This outstanding win takes them through to the illustrious Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie in January 2015.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014
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Taste the new Gourmet chocolate range from deZaan™ with a 15% discount for the month of February!*

With over 100 years‘ experience, deZaan™ have created their new Gourmet range to inspire the creative minds of chocolatiers and pastry chefs so why not take advantage and try some of these exciting new products!
Posted: 31 Jan 2014
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Take a look at our new Premium Candied Fruit range from Vilamajo!

We are very excited to announce the arrival of a new Premium Candied Fruit range
Posted: 24 Jan 2014
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Callebaut Presents the Chocolizer!

The new Callebaut Chocolizer is an interactive tool to help you
Posted: 14 Jan 2014
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Valentines Inspiration

It’s that time of year again and Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! Now the excitement of Christmas has died down the next event to focus on is of course Valentine’s Day, so we’ve come up with a selection of our newest and most popular Valentines items just for you!
Posted: 06 Jan 2014
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Chocolate Prices from 1st January 2014

As a result of a sustained, dramatic increase primarily in the cost of cocoa butter, the price of chocolate from the major manufacturers will be going up again in January. If you didn't see our article about chocolate pricing in October, you can review it here for a fuller explanation of what's been going on in the cocoa markets.
Posted: 10 Dec 2013
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Purity from Nature

Experience the purest flavours ever captured in chocolate ...
Posted: 10 Dec 2013
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Ingredients Inspiration from Keylink

With Christmas just around the corner, here are just a few of our favourite products to help inspire you.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013
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Ruth Hinks achieves World Chocolate Masters Finals 2013 Success!

The team at Keylink are delighted to extend our congratulations to Ruth Hinks for ranking in the top 5 contestants in the World Chocolate Masters!
Posted: 05 Nov 2013
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Christmas Packaging Inspiration from Keylink

We have a huge range of packaging ideas ideally suited to Christmas
Posted: 05 Nov 2013
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We are delighted to unveil our brand new slab moulds!

Our new moulds are completely exclusive to Keylink, having been designed by us to produce a deliciously thick 40g or 100g slab. Both moulds are ideal for experimenting with inclusions, toppings, layers and fillings.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013
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Chocolate pricing newsletter

As you may have already heard with the recent media coverage on the cocoa market, there have been significant increases on the price of cocoa butter.
Posted: 11 Oct 2013
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Autumn News

Now the leaves are starting to turn it’s time to start thinking about your Autumnal offerings! As usual, we’ve selected some of our most popular seasonal products to help fire up your creativity.
Posted: 04 Oct 2013
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Stay Ahead of UK Food Trends

Foodpairing is a unique tool focused on creating unlikely food matches, based on the idea that foods can be combined if they share major flavour components.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013
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Our Shiny New Catalogue is Here!

It’s that time of year again and our new catalogue is finally here! We’ve got a whole new range of ingredients, décor and packaging in our 2013/14 catalogue.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013
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Celebrate in style this Easter with Keylink!

We’ve got everything you need for a truly delicious Easter and with not long to go we’ve put together a selection of our most popular Easter items for you! We have a whole range of Easter themed moulds, pretty packaging and décor to help you and your customers celebrate in style.
Posted: 01 Mar 2013
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Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie results...

The Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie (widely hailed as the world’s most prestigious pastry competition) was held in Lyon on the 27th and 28th January 2013, as part of the 16th SIRHA Worldwide Event for the Catering & Hotel Industries. Keylink offer our hearty congratulations to the 2013 world champions France, Japan who came in second place and Italy in third.
Posted: 07 Feb 2013
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Valentines 2013

With Valentine's Day getting ever closer we wanted to remind you of some of our most popular items to help you create your most stylish Valentine's products yet.
Posted: 06 Feb 2013
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We’ve had an upgrade! Please tell us what you think…

As many of you will already know in early December we launched our upgraded, more user-friendly website: www.keylink.org. We would love to know what all our customers think of this update
Posted: 10 Jan 2013
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World Chocolate Masters 2012 Event

We are proud to be one of the Official Partners for the UK leg of the World Chocolate Masters Competition and are exhibiting as part of the WCM Stand! The theme for this year’s competition is ‘Architecture of Taste’ and there are four contestants all trying to win their place in the World Chocolate Masters final in 2013!
Posted: 23 Aug 2012
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