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You Can Now Get Paid To Taste Chocolate

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You Can Now Get Paid To Taste Chocolate

Imagine having the chance to add 'chocolate taster' to your CV...

Well, the ethical and organic chocolate start-up, Seed and Bean, has launched a nationwide search for four chocoholics to join its inner tasting circle, so you can do just that!

You can become a professional chocolate taster (Credit: Pexels)
You can become a professional chocolate taster (Credit: Pexels)

The unusual job advertisement has garnered a lot of attention so far, and here's why:

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There's no need for industry experience, the role simply asks that applicants have enjoyed chocolate for at least 10 years and has a taste for adventure. Result.

The remote role can be performed from "anywhere you like" from the kitchen, sofa or bed.

Instead of a traditional CV and cover letter, Seed and Bean is looking for chocolate lovers to flex their creative taste buds by heading in-store to try the bars and then apply by sending in a creative 150 word chocolate review.

The Seed and Bean chocolate is available in Sainsbury's including three innovative vegan flavours, and applicants have the choice of reviewing a Mandarin & Ginger 72 per cent dark chocolate, a Lavender 72 per cent dark chocolate or a Coconut & Raspberry 66 per cent dark chocolate when doing their review.

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Do you think you have what it takes to be one of the four chosen chocolate testers? (Credit: Unsplash)
Do you think you have what it takes to be one of the four chosen chocolate testers? (Credit: Unsplash)

The company has already been inundated with applications. Some of the most creative so far have included a chocolate themed rap song, nostalgic memories of sneaking chocolate while sitting in her grandma's garden of lavender and a mother who can't bring herself to share her chocolate with her children.

Don't let that put you off - you have until 11th April 2021 to think of something spectacular for your application.

Chief Chocolatier, Oliver Shorts from Seed and Bean said: Chief Chocolatier, Oliver Shorts from Seed and Bean said: "It's a tough life tasting chocolate all day, we need to share the load. We're recruiting for Master Tasters because we believe flavour creativity comes from a passion for chocolate and we want to know what our fans think.

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"The opportunity for us to be stocked in Sainsbury's is huge and as a chocolate challenger brand we need to bring our community into our product development to give us a point of difference against the other brands in the chocolate aisle."

Seed & Bean is an ethical chocolate company (Credit: Seed & Bean)
Seed & Bean is an ethical chocolate company (Credit: Seed & Bean)

Applications close on 11 April 2021 so you do have a few more weeks to get them in. The three flavours Mandarin & Ginger, Lavender and Coconut & Raspberry are available for £2.95 for 85g. The flavours are all vegan and in fully compostable packaging at Sainsbury's in store and online.

Good luck!

Featured Image Credit: Pexels

Topics: Food And Drink, Chocolate, Tasty

Gregory Robinson
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