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March 2007

Chocolate!
Fourth anniversary issue

pieces of chocolate
Photo courtesy of Microsoft Office Online Clip Art

Chocolate! Need we say more?

[more here]
March 2007

Quick links
Here are live links for sites mentioned in the March 2007 .pdf format:

Chocolate Alchemy

chocolate tasting tips: Lindt USA and Richart

Cowgirl Chocolates

Dagoba

Dilettante Chocolates

Endangered Species Chocolate

Fair Trade

Rose's Chocolate Treasures

Theo Chocolate

Valrhona

Chocolate makers in the United States
While some have headquarters in Europe, this is a complete list of companies that make chocolate in the United States. A few that are owned by other companies are listed here because they continue to maintain their unique identities. The table includes a link to each company Web site and a summary of what information you will find there.

company

headquarters

owner

factory
tour

chocolate
information

recipes

online
store

ADM

international

independent

no

no

no

no

Blommer

Chicago

independent

no

no

no

no

Callebaut

Belgium
with U.S. factories

Barry Callebaut

no

yes

yes

yes

Cargill/Wilbur

international

independent

no

no

no

no

Dagoba

Ashland, Ore.

Hershey's

no

yes

yes

yes

Ghirardelli

San Leandro, Calif.

Lindt

no

not yet

yes

yes

Hershey's

Hershey, Pa.

independent

online tour

yes

yes

yes

Lindt

Switzerland
U.S.:
San Leandro, Calif.

independent

no

yes

yes

yes

Mars

founded (1911):
Tacoma, Wash.
headquarters:
McLean, Va.

independent

no

no

no

no

Nestlé

Switzerland
U.S.:
Glendale, Calif.

independent

no

no

no

no

Scharffen Berger

Berkeley, Calif.

Hershey's

yes

yes

yes

yes

Theo Chocolate

Seattle

independent

yes

yes

yes

no

World's Finest

Chicago

independent

no

yes

yes

yes

 

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