James Lewis

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Stoke-on-Trent, U.K.
Social Media Food Trends, Chocolate Reviews, Food Industry News
  • James created Chocolate Dissection, a review blog where he comprehensively and humorously tested chocolate-related treats.
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, James covered constantly evolving food industry innovations.
  • James has dabbled in food-related satire, writing pieces that make light of common food mishaps and quirks.


James started his writing journey in 2014 when he was 17, creating opinion pieces for the current affairs website Backbench. He then went on to publish on HuffPost, as well as writing articles supporting the cultural heritage of his home city, Stoke-on-Trent — including the beloved Staffordshire oatcake. More recently, James wrote news and reviews for Food Tribe, before joining Mashed as a news writer in 2021.


James obtained multiple writing and literary qualifications during his time at school and college, and gained achievements relating to scientific studies of nutrition, food generation, and the biological effects of diets on the human body.
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