It’s one of the best value calendars on our list, costing less than a quid.
Buy now The full-sized, foil-wrapped 100g hollow teddy at door 24 is the centre piece of this calendar, which manages to pack in a generous 250g of chocolate.
Buy now This one stands out from the usual selection.
Chunky sweet milk chocolates are decorated with a mix of milk dark and white chocolate, shaped into festive penguins, Santas and Christmas trees.
This is one that the adults might be tempted to tuck into, too.
The girl had been an employee at the café for just four days. 20, 2016 assault, she had been looking for a job and handing out résumés when she happened upon Fares’s café.
The teen said Fares held her tightly after what started as a consensual hug inside the café. Fares began focusing on her clothing and said he was sexually attracted to her.
That same feature referred to the father of four as a “gregarious and kind” man who used high-quality ingredients to make and sell fine chocolates at the shop.
The range of chocolate advent calendars for kids is wider than you might imagine.
Fares had been married for 18 years and had four children at the time of the assault. Fares met an older woman in his hometown of Beirut, Lebanon who needed help with her own chocolate shop.
In exchange for his help, the woman taught him how to make chocolate, according to a Citizen feature on Fares’s business in 2016.
The festive Snowman and the Snowdog is the charming scene, and there are 24 delicious white chocolates inside, plus a white chocolate plaque that Thorntons can personalise with your child’s name.