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A Complete Guide To Chocolates In Italy

Really, who doesn’t love chocolates? The real, homemade chocolates by chocolatiers? I know that I can’t go a day without having chocolate. Real Italian chocolates. And, I know that this isn’t something that many people are interested in, but do you know everything there is to know about Italian chocolates? Or are you still convinced that Swiss chocolates from Switzerland are the best? This is a complete guide about chocolates in Italy. Everything that a chocolate lover should know.

Chocolates and other treats in Italy

But before we continue about chocolates in Italy, there is one thing that I should make clear. There are other treats in Italy that are just as great as chocolates. We are talking about all the different pastries and treats like cannoli, sfogliatelle and nougat.

There are many treats in Italy that are popular, it is just chocolates are popular all over the world. Especially those chocolates that are known internationally. And, if you are like me, you would prefer the Italian chocolates over some of the pastry treats.

Popular chocolatiers in Italy

If you really want to enjoy the best chocolates, then you should make sure that you know the popular and internationally known chocolatiers. These are the ones that are exported to other countries and that you might find in your country. The chocolatiers that we are talking about are:

  • Ferrero
  • Perugina
  • Cioccolata diModica
  • Cioccolata Venchi

Something that you should remember is that these popular chocolatiers aren’t the only chocolates that you should enjoy when you are in Italy. The small homemade stores do also offer some delicious chocolates. 

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How to find the best tasting chocolates in Italy

A question that many tourists ask. Where to find the best-tasting chocolates in Italy besides the top chocolate company names?

One thing that you should know is that in every town and city in Italy, you will find chocolate and sweets shops that offer great selections of homemade chocolates and other Italian treats. Normally, these chocolates tend to be the best in town. Each store would use their own recipe. Therefore, not two stores will have chocolates that are tasting the same. An idea for your holiday would be to make it a great tour, going from chocolate shop to chocolate shop, tasting all the different chocolates.

Putting Italian chocolates to the test

Chocolate lovers and those that don’t know many chocolate types should put Italian chocolates to the test. Go on a chocolate tasting tour. Then, try the normal chocolates in-store and then purchase the homemade chocolates from the small chocolatier stores. You will taste the difference!

Or, you can order them online, like with the Lavolio chocolates, delivered by mail to your door. At Lavolio you can find some chocolates and treats like William Morris Fondant lovers and the Nutty Forest treats. Personally, this is my favourite of them all.

Italian chocolates. The best in the world. And, if you are planning a trip to Italy, you should make time for a chocolate tasting tour. This is going to be something that you will always remember. And, then you will be able to know where you should purchase your Italian chocolates again.