Melt Chocolates, Kings Road. Image: Sloane Stanley

Farm Fetch debut and Melt Chocolates sweet success on The King’s Road

With a focus on providing the community with a relevant and essential offering, Sloane Stanley are pleased to announce that Farm Fetch, a food boutique with the soul of the farmers market, will be opening their first concept store at 259 King’s Road. In addition, independent luxury chocolate brand, Melt Chocolates, has opened a pop-up kitchen at 340 King’s Road.

Opening in the beginning of the new year, Farm Fetch works with top food artisans and small-scale producers globally to provide the highest quality, wholesome, healthy food that places sustainability, care for the environment and animals at its core.  Biologically grown with no GMO or pesticides, the brand is dedicated to offering the best tastes, flavours and quality recognising the joy it can bring to the community.  The Chelsea store will feature a delicatessen counter with a café dining area offering up to 20 covers depending on social distancing restrictions.  There will also be “la gastronomia” bar serving products from fresh fish and meat tartar or carpaccio, to fine cheese and charcuterie, plus seasonal specials accompanied by a glass of wine.

With boutique stores in Notting Hill and Holland Park, Melt Chocolates are the only chocolate company that is headquartered, manufactures, and retails exclusively in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.  Trading throughout the Lockdown the brand has created a business model which allows consumers to travel around the world through taste.  Offering virtual courses and chocolate tasting on Zoom, the brand have focused on take away and delivery services from their store when social distancing restrictions have been in place and due to the success of this have expressed an interest in taking the space permanently.  Keen on providing their services in an environmentally friendly fashion, Melt Chocolates, are a plastic free brand and use electric vans for home deliveries. 

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