Discover the Belgian artisanal chocolate factory
From Flanders, Brussels or Wallonia discover the richness of our Belgian artisans
For you, we have travelled through Belgium in search of the best chocolate makers. We have selected 12 craftsmen who are passionate about taste and finesse.
Each craftsman has chosen 3 chocolates from his assortment, representing his know-how, his signature… his favourite.
For your own pleasure or as a gift, order our chocolate mixes… and start your gustatory journey to the four corners of chocolate country.
This way you will discover the excellence of the Belgian chocolate industry!
For your dad, offer the excellence of Belgian artisanal chocolate.
Celebrate Father’s Day by gifting three exquisite alcohol-infused pralines, crafted by three talented Belgian chocolatiers: Thibaut Legast, Mélanie Lemmens (Carré Noir) and Olivier Willems.
A delightful present to tantalize taste buds and honor fathers with a touch of sweetness and elegance.
CARAMEL WITH RUM
by Thibaut Legast
The Kraken rum offers an explosion of vanilla and clove flavours that blend perfectly with the salted butter caramel. Thibaut Legast uses white chocolate to add a touch of sweetness.
by Carré Noir
Melting ganache with red wine “Into the Wine Gamay 2021” vinified in Liège. A fruity nose with aromas of redcurrants and lovely acidity. Mélanie Lemmes uses powerful dark chocolate from Vietnam to support the acidity of the red wine.
OLD BARREL PILOT’S GIN
by Olivier Willems
Old Pilot’s Gin Ganache with subtle notes of juniper, vanilla, rosemary and dried fruit. Olivier Willems accompanies it with an apricot jelly and an almond praliné that combine perfectly with the flavours of the gin.
Discover the creations of 12 exceptional Belgian chocolatiers.
All of them are members of the prestigious Gault&Millau guide which references the Finest Belgian chocolatiers.
A “Bean-to-bar” generation in search of the exquisite flavours of cocoa beans.
David Maenhout – Knokke-Heist
Best praline in the world 2017
International Chocolates Awards
ALCHIMIE DU CHOCOLAT
Jean-Sébastien Jonné – Brussels
Best Filled Chocolate Bar
International Chocolates Awards
Elegant boxes contain a sample of the work of the nine chocolatiers who present their ‘signature’ creations.
Flavoured with local produce or home-roasted coffee, based on Latin American beans or inspired by the season of the moment, their creations are sure to surprise and delight the taste buds.
Treat your customers and employees to a mix of chocolates created by 9 Belgian chocolatiers.
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Ariqua Denis, elected best chocolate maker of Wallonia 2020, has at heart to make pralines and other chocolate delicacies with noble products from local shops such as hazelnuts from Piedmont, farm butter, coffee from Costa Rica,…
His desire? To share with you what he experiences every day. The love for chocolate.
The chocolate factory is born in 2005. From a passion, François Deremiens made it his job.
The product being the main concern, he seeks to create with artisanal manners, tastes out of the track while highlighting as possible, products from Gaume and Ardenne.
As an innovative and trend-setting chocolatier in the Belgian chocolate world, David, together with Isabelle Hertsens and team, specialize in making top-quality gourmet chocolate with a trendy look.
In addition to his wide assortment in store, as “chocolate designers” he makes unique and tailor-made top creations for star chefs at home and abroad.
Frédéric Blondeel knows how to convert the chocolate passion into pure tastes that appeal to even the finest of connoisseurs.
From the phase of selection, deep in the tropical plantations, right up to the end product: intensely powerful bars and miniature bars, pralines as elegant as jewels, couvertures, chocolate powders, chocolate with nuts and fruit, and spreads to make sandwiches you would kill for every time.
Herman Van Dender
Herman Van Dender has gathered fame and prestige as a pastry chef.
“World Cup of Pastry” in Lyon, 5 medals on 2 participations as a candidate and 3 as the chairman of the Belgian candidates. “Prosper Montagnée” 2 times finalist in best pastry, ice-cream and chocolate.
Official supplier to the Belgian Court since 2008 for King Albert and for His Majesty the King Phillippe. Herman has worked on numerous occasions with famous cooks for the Royal Palace. He produced all the marvelous showpieces, as well as the dessert, for the wedding of Prince Laurent and Princess Claire.
Braine le Comte
From the start, 15 years ago, Thibaut has worked and participated in the creation of his family’s artisan fine chocolate factory, known by the Brainois for its exceptional quality Belgian recipes.
Perfectionist and purist, Thibaut has put his artisan passion to prepare all recipes from A to Z, including making chocolate from beans!
Pastry chef and maître-chocolatier, Thibaut has used his talent to stand out natural flavors of cocoa in his creations.
Patisserie-chocolaterie ZUUT stands for a young, dynamic team that works fresh and innovative, but also traditionally.
Both in the pastry and with their pralines, they are always looking for the basis and pure flavors with which they can work seasonally. No frills in and on their products, but all focus on taste and texture.
The Cacao Project
The Cacao Project, is the life’s work of Pieter Vaes, a chocolatier in Mechelen, who since 2016 has made a childhood dream come true with his own chocolate shop in the city center.
This passion for chocolate and the urge to create new taste sensations turned out to be the driving force behind The Cacao Project.
With a mention in Gault&Millau 2019, Pieter Vaes now belongs to the absolute world top.
Mélanie Lemmens wants to show that chocolate is a subtle delicacy that has its place in every moment of our lives. From the happiest moments to sensual moments to business meetings… That’s why she created Carré Noir.
Curious and epicurean, Mélanie Lemmens never gives up her enthusiasm. A communicative enthusiasm and passion that never fails to win you over when you taste her creations.