The A-Z of Chocolate Makers In Five Words Or Less

Chocolate Makers In 5 Words Or FewerSometimes we take chocolate too seriously so here’s a little run down of some of my favourite, or not, chocolate makers and chocolatiers and what I think of them – all in five words or fewer.


– A –


Amano

newish Americans dazzling us Brits

Amedei
Bitter Italian chocolate lovingly crafted

Artisan du Chocolat
Great packaging from weird places

Askinosie
Ethically rustic chocolatiers with strong principles

 
– B –

Barry-Callebaut
As big as they get probably

Beschle
Swiss chocolate better than sex

Bonnat
I’m not a huge fan

Booja Booja
Ethical chocolate truffles doing good

Bovetti
Big bars with bits on

 
– C –

Cadbury
Snack food for lazy people

Chapon
I would sell body parts

Charbonnel et Walker
They’re not French you know!

 
– D –

Demarquette
Great chocolate with unimaginative packaging

Devnaa
Interesting Indian inspired chocolates

Divine
chocolate people with halos aloft

Dolfin
Belgian chocolate I actually like

Domori
packaging looks like old cigarettes

 
– E –

Elbow Chocolates
Don’t deliver here, so gutted

El Rey
Not great chocolate from Venezuela

Emanuel Andren
Best moustache in the industry

 
– F –

Fabrice Gillotte
Meilleur Ouvrier de France Chocolatier

Felchlin
Very attractive chocolate creations

Ferrero
Ambassador likes them, I don’t

Fauchon
Website should sell perfume

Frederic Blondeel
Funny-looking men make their chocolates

 
– G –

Galler
Sophisticated chocolates for rich people

Ghirardelli
Not convinced with their Neapolitans

Godiva
Look better than they are

Green & Blacks
Gone oh so commercial now

Grenada Chocolate Company
Chocolate from a small hut

Guylian
Wife likes them I don’t

 
– H –

Hachez
Yet another chocolatier from Belgium

Hershey
Could use as torture implement

Hotel Chocolat
Very friendly people with accommodation

Hovby No. 9
Strange message on his website

 
– I –

Ikea
Much better than I anticipated

 
– J –

Jacques Torres
Makes quick chocolate for breakfast

Jean-Paul Hevin
died and gone to heaven

Joel Durand
Makes jam too, must try

 
– K –

KShocolat
Went bust but coming back

 
– L –

La Maison du Chocolate
Shop felt stuffy, chocolate nice

Lauden Chocolate
More zippy than Rainbow episode

Leonidas
I had really bad service

Lindt
In every supermarket it seems

 
– M –

Malagasy
Where did they go?

Mars
More sugar than chocolate perhaps?

Mast Brothers
Awesome talented bohemian bearded guys

Matcha Chocolate
Fantastic tea-inspired chocolate assortments

Melt Chocolates
Pricey but delicious, needs innovation

Michel Cluizel
Never spell his name right

Montezumas
Not my favourites by far

My Chocolate Bar
Chocolate truffles to die for

 
– N –

Neuhaus
Very old modern chocolate makers

Nestle
Is it really chocolate?

New Tree
funky sound chocolate names

 
– O –

Original Beans
awesome wicked chocolate packaging

Oriol Balague
Great, but should update website

 
– P –

Paul A. Young
More talented than his namesake

Pacari
Chocolate covered coffee beans wrong

Patrick Roger
French chocolatier doing great stuff

Pierre Herme
Simply wonderful French chocolate

Pierre Marcolini
Abandoning London made me grumpy

Plamil
Really ethical but not nice

Pralus
Colourful Italians making wikid chocolate

Prestat
Wear sunglasses when eating them

 
– Q –

Q
Comes with a golden spoon

Quality Street
Quality missing me thinks

 
– R –

Rawr
the name gives it away

Red Star Chocolate
micro batch chocolate heaven

Reese’s
Can’t pay me to eat it

Ricard Chocolat
Booking my plant tickets now

Ritter
not my cup of tea

Rococo Chocolates
Chantal’s chocolate fantasies played out

 
– S –

Seeds Of Change
What? Owned by Mars now?

Scharffen Berger
Esteemed chocolatiers from San Francisco

Simon Coll
Spanish chocolate that’s surprisingly good

South Devon Chilli Farm
Chocolate with a definite kick

 
– T –

The Chocolate Cafe
the pride of the Northwest

The House of Minerva
really friendly people in Bath

Theo Chocolate
really interesting chocolate from America

Thorntons
traditional and imaginative chocolate creations

Tipyn Bach
My favourite chocolate makers in Wales

 
– V –

Valrhona
Small town chocolatier making waves

Venchi
Cigars taste better this way

Vosges Haut-Chocolat
Popular chocolate in the States

 
– W –

William Curley
Irresistible cakes in relaxing environment

Wittamer
Yet more chocolate to try

Zotter
Are these guys on something?

If I’ve missed any out, or you’ve got some good descriptions of chocolate makers in five words or fewer then share them in the comments below!

Lee McCoy

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      @chocolatereview Nice! At my hometown, I’m only seen Lindt, Frey, Ferrero, Guylian, Cadbury, Droste, Duc d’o, Merci, Van Houten, Hawaiian…

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    • dshepherd

      Scharffen Berger bought by Hersheys 2005, closed California plants :(

  • SerizawaKatsuki

    @chocolatereview Nice! At my hometown, I’m only seen Lindt, Frey, Ferrero, Guylian, Cadbury, Droste, Duc d’o, Merci, Van Houten, Hawaiian…

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  • reshii

    @chocolatereview A fun read, even if I didn’t agree with all :-)