Chocolate Pleasure: TOP Chocolate Factories in the World
Do you like chocolate? The most of people like chocolate. Chocolate is more than just tasty pleasure. This is the life philosophy that is worth travelling. You should meet TOP 10 confectionaries from different countries of the world, where you can taste the greatest delicacy of all time.
Meet a little city Hershey in the state of Pennsylvania! It is considered to be the sweetest place in the world. It is all because of chocolate master Milton Hershey, who decided to build up a big factory to produce chocolate. Hershey’s is the biggest and oldest chocolate company in the USA. The world-popular sweets Hershey’s Kisses are made right here.
Hershey’s take care of locals, employees and tourists. There is a big park of chocolate attractions Hersheypark. Never miss your chance to visit Hershey’s Chocolate World and watch the process of chocolate making. Hershey’s today is a funny attraction. The guests visit from one place of the factory to another by special train. The kids and adults are delighted with confectionary shop to buy different sweets.
Cadbury, Birmingham, Great Britain
There is one more giant of chocolate industry. As a matter of fact, chocolate producing is churned out here. Visit Cadbury World – popular park of attractions. This is a place, where you can learn everything about chocolate and even more. Cadbury World tells you the history of chocolate from the times of Aztecs. You can also learn the process of chocolate making. This is your chance to make chocolate sweets with your own hands.
By the way, welcome to the local factory – Cadbury in Australia. The history of Australian Cadbury started in 1922. This is the right place for chocolate making as far as the quality of products is high: the milk is white clear. You can control the quality of chocolate by visiting factory.
Valor, Vila Joiosa, Spain
Do the Spaniards like chocolate? Actually, Spaniards do like chocolate! The process of chocolate making is kept in secret here. There is no sense to build attraction parks and museums. The main thing is chocolate quality. So, Spain is still considered to be the first chocolate producer of high quality sweets.
Mast Brothers Chocolate, New York, USA
If you think that American chocolate is mass market product that is far apart from the chocolate art, you should visit Mast Brothers confectionary in Brookline, New York. You can see the hand-made chocolate, made of natural ingredients. Mast brothers like chocolate and never make secret of it. If you want, you can easily watch the process of chocolate making. Their factory is popular and best visiting factory in the city.
Sprungli, Zurich, Switzerland
Swiss chocolate does need to be discussed. It is considered to be the best in the world. Natives like their chocolate and proud of their national heritage. You should know that Swiss people like eating chocolate – more than 12 kilograms of chocolate per heap per year. Confiserie Sprungli is a place, where you can taste elite chocolate and Luxemburgerli macaroons that are popular all over the world. Just few people know that company that is owner of Sprungli brand is called Lindt & Sprungli. This is also a producer of Lindor sweets and famous chocolate hares.
There is a museum of Lindt & Sprungli sweets. You can visit it for free. Try to ask about the working hours beforehand.
Stettler, Geneva, Switzerland
The center of chocolate production in Switzerland is Zurich. The world famous chocolate leader is Barry Callebaut. It is also situated right here in Zurich. This is the city of many chocolate ateliers, factories and cafes that is worth your attention. Welcome to Geneva – city, where the most popular chocolate factory is placed.
Actually, Stettler is young company. They started producing chocolate in 1947. Nevertheless, the chocolate products are high quality. Have you ever visited Stettler factory? This is not a factory, not a shop, but chocolate laboratory. Stettler chocolatiers are not workers, but chocolate artists. Their chocolate products are masterpieces. You should hire a car in Geneva and go hunting for chocolate ateliers all over the city to learn everything about Swiss chocolate.
Le Chocolatier Manon, Brussels, Belgium
Belgium is proud of chocolate. Le Chocolatier Manon is popular factory where chocolate is made of love and fresh products with the masterfully hands of chocolatiers. It is really tasty! If you want, you can watch the process of making chocolate. Nevertheless, you must be included in one of many excursion groups to book a place beforehand. Never miss your chance!
Americans have Hershey’s Kisses, Italians have Baci. Italian Kisses are produced in Perugina with pleasure. There is a House of Chocolate here (Casa del Cioccolato). The House welcomes visitors from all over the world. It is better to start with the Museum of Chocolate. This is a place, where you can learn everything about history of Perugina Company and Baci brand. Never miss your chance to visit chocolate laboratory.
CACEP, Comalcalco, Mexico
Mexico is a capital of chocolate. It is interesting that Tabasco is not only world popular sauce but chocolate. The chocolate factory was founded in 1966 in Comalcalco. It produces natural sweets from natural ingredients. The guests are offered to visit cacao fields, laboratory, factory and shop. Of course, you cannot find elite chocolate of Geneva and chic design of Zurich here. Nevertheless, this is a place of natural chocolate and tasty sweets. Think of chocolate, but now about cover.
Ghirardelli, San Francisco, USA
Who knows San Francisco? This is a city of interesting sights and gastronomy attractions. Pay attention to Ghirardelli Chocolate factory. This is the center of tasty sweets and sweet lovers. You will never miss this place – it is situated in Chirardelli Square. You can watch the process of chocolate making and taste it in the nearest cafe. You are recommended to try American classic sweets – Hot Fudge Sunday with ice cream, chocolate and nuts. Nevertheless, the choice is always yours!