Henry Isaac’s ‘rock cocoa’ wins one of the 113 medals awarded at the Yorkshire Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition, held in York. Thereafter, it is sold as ‘Prize Medal Rock Cocoa’. It becomes a staple at the Cocoa Works in its early years.
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@ChocolateLoveTO@jrf_uk@jrct_uk@JRRT1904 Thank you. We recognise this too. It has always been clear that the company operated during the period of colonialism, but this can also feel like new info. Catherine Hall's descriptions of 'knowing and not knowing' & 'turning a blind eye' feel helpful in capturing this duality.