Chocolates are not only tasty but healthy as the cocoa keeps the heart healthy and protects from diseases. Chocolates is an ingredient which is loved by everyone regardless of the age. There are hundreds of chocolates brands which produces mouth watering quality chocolates in different flavours. If you are a chocolate fan, you should know the leading countries which are well known for producing chocolates. Here are top 4 chocolates producing countries. Take a look.
Top 4 countries rich in producing chocolates, chocolates destinations:
United States: This is one of the leading countries for producing the best quality chocolates. Hershey chocolates is the leading chocolate company in North America. Most of the companies get cocoa beans from Cote d'Ivoire (Western Africa). New York is the hub for chocolatiers and they can even take a chocolate tour to take a look at the chocolate destinations in the city! Chocolate Bar, MarieBelle, Li-Lac and Richart Design et Chocolat and Jaques Torres are very famous chocolate shops in New York. The specialty of these shops are the champagne truffles, rich hot chocolate, chocolate coated almonds and delicious chocolate pastry. San Francisco is another famous chocolates city in US.
Germany: Cologne, this city is known as a chocolate capital of Germany. Chocolates from Cologne are supplied even to US. Stollwerck chocolates company on its 150th anniversary opened a chocolate museum (Imhoff Stollwerck museum). Stollwerck chocolates are available worldwide and the production plants are located in places like Germany., Belgium and Switzerland. La Maison du Chocolate, Tortchen, Mama Chocolate and Leonidas Chocolates are other well known brands in Germany.
Switzerland: Zurich makes Switzerland, one of the rich countries for producing chocolates. Cailler-Nestle, Toblerone, Lindt, Treuscher and Sprungli are the world renowned chocolate brands. Take a ride of the The Swiss Chocolate Train, an excursion for the chocolatiers. Swiss chocolates are known worldwide and no wonder, it is one if the leading and rich countries for producing chocolates.
Belgium: The entire country is a chocolate paradise with 12 chocolate factories, 16 museums and more than 2,100 chocolate shops. This is one of the well known countries for producing chocolates in the wold! Brussels has Godiva and Leonidas (leading chocolate companies in the world).
These are the top 4 countries in the world known for producing chocolates.