Sunday April 5, 2020

First Person: John Connolly, 37

Chocolate-maker, Co Clare

29th November, 2015
John Connolly Picture: Feargal Ward

John Connolly was giving walking tours from his family farm in the Burren, Co Clare, when he met his wife Kasha, a chocolatier. The couple decided to get into the chocolate business and set up Hazel Mountain, a ‘bean to bar’ company which makes its chocolate in very small batches using rare Trinitario cacao beans, raw cane sugar and Irish milk. Their chocolate is stocked in shops including Fallon & Byrne in Dublin, and at...

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