Devon creates some of the best treats in the country, from delicious chocolate to creamy fudge. Since we are forever nearing Christmas, it’s only right that we celebrate 5 of the best chocolate and confectionary makers and providers in Devon, as suggested by our social media following!
Chococo opened in June 2016 and, just as in Swanage & Winchester, you can buy their full range of fresh chocolates plus all their other handmade chocolate gifts, origin bars and sweet treats. You can also enjoy their unique origin hot chocolates, locally roasted Crankhouse coffee, Devonshire & Dorset teas, Luscombe drinks, Purbeck ice cream and more, right in store!
Willie’s Cacao, Uffculme
Willie is the only small cacao grower and producer in the UK. Using 100-year-old machinery, Willie produces from bean to bar, authentic pure cacao and chocolate from the finest beans from around the world. The bars are all single bean or single estate origin of exceptional quality, representing the natural flavour of the region.
Chocolate Heaven, Torquay
Self-taught chocolatier Leonie lovingly creates individual chocolates and truffles, using the highest quality Belgian chocolate filled with imaginative ganaches with locally sourced liqueurs and other ingredients wherever possible.
Cockington Chocolate, Torquay
The Cockington Chocolate Company was founded in 2011 by award winning chef, Tony Fagan and his partner Simon Storey. They had previously owned and operated the Orange Tree Restaurant and the Cockington Court Tea Rooms. The modern premises are located within the Sea Change Craft Centre at Cockington where there is both a shop and also the production area where all the chocolate products are made.The Chocolatier (Tony) makes chocolate products of many different designs and flavours, all done in full view of the public.
Crediton Confectionary, Crediton
Crediton Confectionary has a long history with chocolate and other confectionary, using traditional methods to make high-quality sweets. From fudge to bon-bons, they make it all! People come from all over the country to try their products.