At the HBC we love working with brands, and we are always on the lookout for new exciting people to spotlight.

During our research to find the hottest trends and coolest products, we come across up-and-coming brands and products we love that we just have to share with you!

Let’s take a look at what’s trending in the HBC Recommended Edit this week, inspired by Chocolate Week – careful, drooling on the screen may be happening by the end of this article.

Nutribrex Chocolate Muesli Balls

Nutri-Brex Muesli Balls provide yummy, natural, gluten free energy. Made with gluten free oats, hazelnut pieces and cacao nibs. They are perfect for all you “busy bees” and “glorious grazers” who want breakfast on-the-go or a healthy snack to tide you over.

They are available in selected WHSmith stores and over at

Pana Chocolate

Credits: Instagram @pana_chocolate

We all know Pana Chocolate: chocolate that’s smooth, rich, and silky, and something a little unexpected. Raw, full of antioxidants, amino acids, vitamins and minerals. This vegan, gluten free, dairy free and soy free treat is every blogger and influencer dream.

Follow Pana on Instagram for delicious raw cakes and chocolate-y creations.

Doisy & Dams

Credits: Instagram @doisyanddam

Doisy & Dams just released its newest flavour, and it’s a winner. Almonds are delish. Almond butter, even more so. Chocolate + almond butter: what to expect? A smooth and intensely rich 40% milk chocolate combined with the crunchy texture and buttery flavour of our roasted almond pieces. This bar will satisfy your nutty needs and, even better, has no nasty chemicals, additives or artificial stuff.

Check out their whole collection here.

My Raw Joy

Credits: Instagram @myrawjoy

Say hello to the new kinds on the block. My Raw Joy brings you the best gourmet foods with better-for-you ingredients. From truffles, pralines and chocolate to crackers and chips, everything is organic, vegan, free of refined sugar and never processed above 42°C.

Check their chocolate selection on Instagram.

Loving Earth

Credits: Instagram @loving_earth

Did you know that Loving Earth’s packaging is probably one of the most eco-friendly you’ll ever find? Every Loving Earth chocolate bar comes to you in a plant-based inner wrapper to maximise freshness and extend shelf life. These wrappers are not made of plastic and are compostable. The boxes, which contain our wrapped chocolate bars, are made from 97% recycled post-consumer cardboard and are printed with vegetable inks. Plus, their chocolate is delish.

Check out their amazing chocolate selection.