Where to find artisan chocolate Kenya
Chocolate is loved around the world. It contains a high level of antioxidants and some studies suggest that it helps lower the body’s cholesterol level and prevents loss of memory. However, it contains a large number of calories and thus should be consumed in moderation. Chocolate is classified as dark, milk or white depending on the proportion of cacao used to make it. If you are looking to treat yourself or your loved ones, here are some local companies making and selling chocolates.
The Chocolate Bar by Absolute Chocolate
The Chocolate bar uses African cocoa beans to make chocolate from scratch. They handcraft chocolate in micro-batches giving attention to each step in the process to maintain premium quality. Their chocolate combinations range from dark to milk to white chocolate with flavors like Espresso, cranberry, salt, Mexican chilli and hot cocoa. They also make jigsaw puzzle gift boxes from chocolate. Prices range from ksh. 680 to ksh. 2,500.
It’s Chocolate was formed earlier this year by a young man who developed an interest in chocolate making back in the year 2011 to impress a girl he liked. He spent most of 2019 studying the art of confectionery and a year later he debuted his chocolate-making business. His products include chocolate bars, pens, spoons and cigars, Neopolitan bites, marshmallow dips, truffles, medallions and bonbons range from ksh. 95 to ksh. 4,500 and can currently only be ordered from his business Instagram page.
This is a Kenyan brand launched in 2017 that makes chocolate bars at a commercial scale. The company was formed by a couple motivated by their love for chocolate. Their products are stocked all over supermarkets in Kenya and they include a wide range of chocolate with berries. Prices range from ksh. 195 to ksh. 250 for 80-100g.
Icon Chocolate is a small organization that stocks booze-infused and normal chocolates from all over the world. Their chocolates are infused with a variety of whiskies including Famous Grouse, cognac and cremes like Baileys. Furthermore, they offer a variety of gift hampers containing chocolate and wine. Find them on Instagram to make your chocolate orders.
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