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Bean to Bar

Key Stage 1 & 2

Discover the origins of the cocoa bean as well as the chocolate making processes we use today with a fascinating visit to Cadbury World, linked to Key Stage 1 and 2 topics, Nutrition, Scrumdiddlyumptious and IPC Chocolate topic.

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What to expect from a bean to bar talk

Bring your topic to life with our curriculum-linked talk, presented in our themed education rooms by our dedicated team.

Get hands on with real Ghanaian cocoa beans as students discover the ingredients used to make chocolate and where these originate from around the world.

Follow the cocoa bean on its journey through history. First being used as a bitter drink enjoyed by The Mayans and Aztecs.

Students have the chance to dress up as a real factory worker as they explore how the Cadbury factory manufacture popular products.

Watch exclusive video footage from inside the factory and look and feel real life chocolate moulds giving students an insight into how Cadbury creatively make chocolate bars in different shapes and sizes, such as the Cadbury Curly Wurly!

Discuss the role of Cocoa Life and Fairtrade and why this is important to us today, plus reflect on some of the iconic Cadbury advertisements as students look at the role of packaging.


Primary Curriculum – Nutrition, IPC Chocolate Topic and Scrumdiddlyumptious: Students will gain an understanding of where cocoa comes from, how as an ingredient it is grown and processed plus the cocoa beans significance to ancient civilisations, The Maya and The Aztecs.

How to book a school visit

Enquire about a School visit and our education team will contact you within 5 working days to confirm your booking. If you would like an educational session, we recommend booking at least 3 months in advance due to the popularity of our sessions.
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