Ask almost any girl or anyone for that matter, if they like chocolate. 99% of the time they’ll answer with an overwhelming yes. So it’s no surprise that chocolate is associated with Valentine’s Day year in and year out. Every year sweethearts give each other chocolates to show their love.
If your babe has a sweet tooth for chocolate, you might want to make this year’s gift extra special with a craft chocolate bar from companies that take their chocolate making very seriously. Not your typical chocolate, these companies create amazing dark chocolate blends from sustainably sourced cocoa beans and ingredients. They put extra love and attention into their chocolate making techniques and it shows. Here are our favorite craft chocolates to try this Valentine’s Day…
Making delicious craft chocolate in Canada, Soma Chocolate Maker has two stores and plenty of yummy goodies to order online. You’ll want to try their Very Cherry XO Bar, Cosmic Heart and Raspberry Chocolate Bar from their Valentines Day collection for 2018
Former furniture builders, Adam Dick & Dustin Taylor, turned their magic hands to creating delicious chocolate with Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate. Located in Eureka, CA, they offer delicious combinations like Black Fig, Brown Butter Nibs & Sea Salt, and Maple Coconut mixed with dark chocolate.
Located in North Carolina, Videri Chocolate offers high-end dark chocolate without any distractions. They offer Classic Dark, Dark Milk, Ecuador Dark Chocolate and Guatemala Dark Chocolate. Yup, their chocolate stands on its own. Order a bar online or check out their factory and store in Raleigh, NC where you can the chocolate actually being made.
Taza Chocolate is not only about amazing craft chocolate, but also sustainable chocolate making practices. They use direct trade to source their cocoa beans from various countries to create goodies like Dark Bark, Amaze Bars and Chocolate Mexicano Discs. You’ll definitely want to check out their website for the variety of flavors of their tasty treats.
Another option for sustainable chocolate are the delicious bars from Madecasse. Buying chocolate with direct trade practices in Madagascar, this company has a main focus on taste and ethical practices. They offer chocolate bars, vanilla and chocolate discs in flavors like Toasted Coconut, Honey Crystal, and Sea Salt & Nibs.