A Sweet Journey: The History of Dragees and Raw Chocolate Company

The world of confectionery is vast and varied, but few treats are as unique and fascinating as dragees. These tiny, round, chocolate-coated treats have a rich history and continue to be a favourite among sweet-toothed enthusiasts. The Raw Chocolate Company, a purveyor of raw chocolate creations, is revitalising the dragee tradition in a way that aligns with our commitment to clean eating, plant-based ingredients, and ethical production.

The term 'dragee' has French origins and is used to describe a variety of sugar-coated nuts/sweets. The earliest form of dragees dates back to ancient Rome, where nuts and seeds were coated in honey and used in celebrations. Over time, sugar replaced honey as the coating of choice, and the art of dragee-making evolved with the introduction of chocolate in the 19th century.

Fast forward to today, and dragees have become a beloved confectionery item worldwide. However, not all dragees are created equal. At Raw Chocolate Company, we are passionate about reimagining this classic treat for the modern, health-conscious consumer.

Our coated nuts and fruits are a testament to clean eating, plant-based, raw ingredients, vegan-friendly, and suitable for all dietary requirements including gluten-free and refined sugar-free.

We offer a range of modernised dragee-style treats, including chocolate-coated almonds, hazelnuts, and goji berries, among others. Each one is meticulously crafted, ensuring a perfect balance of crunch, sweetness, and rich chocolate flavour.

These vegan-friendly cacao coated fruits and nuts are a testament to our commitment to revitalising traditional sweets in an ethical and health-conscious manner. It's a delicious way to honour the past while embracing the future of confectionery.

As a brand that caters to chocolate lovers, we continue to innovate and explore ways to create treats that are not only delicious but also have a positive impact on our health and the environment.

The journey of dragees from ancient Rome to the Raw Chocolate Company is a sweet reminder of how food traditions can evolve and adapt over time. And as we continue this journey, we invite you to join us in celebrating the delightful fusion of history, tradition, and innovation that is our range of vegan coated treats.

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