But alongside these cheap children’s confections, are a new range of handmade, high-quality couture chocolate eggs that are strictly for grown-ups. Chantal Coady founded Rococo chocolates in 1983 and today is one of a number of chocolatiers producing stunning bespoke chocolate confections at the artisan end of the market. So, how can you tell a good egg?
“What people should be looking for is a smaller egg, made with better quality chocolate and one that is something to be shared and enjoyed,”
she advises. Posh easter eggs indeed.