We’re now well into February, which means that we can all now admit that our January ‘lifestyle change’ was nothing more than a poor attempt at a diet. We’re back to our old ways and the sweet tooth is out in full force, so why not satisfy that chocolate craving with some amazing treats from Devon chocolatiers?
Whether you like a bit of classic milk chocolate, love the bitter hit of dark chocolate, or want to try something luxurious, there’s something for everyone in this list of top chocolatiers. We called upon our social media followers for suggestions, and here’s what they came up with.
MULU Raw Chocolate, Dartington
Since 2008 MULU has been creating organic chocolate and spreading it throughout the county from their HQ. Originally based in Essex, this ‘healthy’ chocolate comes in a great range, and there are even vegan options!
Choccie Bar, Exeter
If you’re looking for something unique, then Choccie Bar is the place to go. The wonderful range of chocolates are all lovingly handmade in Devon, with some designs and flavours that are bound to amaze. Chocolate shoe, anyone?
Cockington Chocolate Company, Cockington
The team at Cockington take chocolate making to a whole new level, and there are some real show stoppers available. From eggstravagant Easter treats to exquisitely crafted truffles, there’s so much to choose from.
Melchior, South Molton
For over 25 teams lead chocolatier Carlo Melchior and his team have been producing handmade chocolates. The highest quality ingredients have been sourced from around the world, from Scotland to the Caribbean.
Chocolate Heaven Made in Devon, Torquay
Self-taught chocolatier Leonie has an unrivalled passion for chocolate, and you’ll taste it in every bite of her amazing chocolates. Order online and enjoy chocolatey treats that make use of local producers, including Dartmoor Whisky.
Willie’s Cacao, Uffuclme
After finding fame through Channel 4, local chocolate celebrity Willie continues to create some of the best chocolate in the country. As the only small cacao grower and producer in the UK, Willie’s Cacao really is something special.
Moor Chocolat!, Ashburton
Ashburton is a great place for food, and Moor Chocolat! is no exception. Their signature chocolates are handmade by an expert Swiss chocolatier, and the results are amazing. Pop into their shop for a taste sensation.
This mother/daughter team specialise in handmade chocolates and gorgeous cakes, so there’s definitely something for everyone! Order yourself something sweet online, or pop into their café for a coffee and a treat.
South Devon Chilli Farm, Loddiswell
For over 15 years South Devon Chilli Farm have been awakening taste buds with their spicy creations. Their award winning chilli chocolate is handmade in Devon, and combines some of the best chocolate and chillies available.
Chocolate Amour, Lyme Regis
Okay so technically Chocolate Amour isn’t in Devon, but how could we leave it off our list?! Sit back and enjoy their carefully crafted chocolates, or get involved and book yourself onto a chocolate course and learn the trade.