Chocolate is crafted distinctively to bring joy to people worldwide. Its unique process captures the essence of sweetness and captivates souls universally. Here, we present a compilation of the top 10 chocolates globally, celebrated and cherished by chocolate enthusiasts worldwide.
Mars: Mars, commonly known as Mars Bar, is the name of two varieties of chocolate bars produced by Mars, Incorporated. It was first produced in 1932 by Forrest Mars, Sr. in Slough, England. Mars is the world’s largest company that manufactures chocolates, mints, candies, and chewing gums.
Nestle: This Swiss MNC was founded by Henry Nestle in 1866. This company owns many brands. The Nestlé brand extends beyond chocolate into pet care and baby food. Nestlé’s Kit Kat is the most popular chocolate wafer in the world and its tagline ‘Take a Kit-Kat break’ is used everywhere.
Toblerone: This Swiss chocolate, shaped like the snow-capped mountains of Switzerland, was brought to this world by Theodore Tobler in the year 1908. Known for its unique shape and packaging, this chocolate is filled with honey and almonds and is widely popular worldwide. Like Cadbury, this brand is also owned by Mondelez International.
Cadbury: Cadbury, as it was earlier called, was founded in the UK in the year 1824 by John Cadbury. The world-famous chocolate brand first started importing chocolates in India in 1948, later it was incorporated in India. Cadbury Dairy Milk Collection has the largest fan base in India and this chocolate bar has been passed down from generation to generation, be it as a birthday gift or a reward.
Hershey: The US chocolate brand Hershey was founded in the year 1894 by Milton Snavely. A major manufacturer of chocolate, Hershey’s is among the largest in the world. The chocolates became so popular that the brand supplied chocolate bars to the US Armed Forces during World War II. Among the huge collection of chocolates, the most popular and loved product of this brand is Hershey’s Kisses.
Milka: Milka means using the highest quality ingredients like quality chocolate and alpine milk. This promise of the brand is now supported by joining the Cocoa Life program as well as ensuring that no artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives are used in the chocolate used in Milka products.
Valrhona: is a French premium chocolate manufacturer based in the small town of Tain-l’Hermitage, a wine-growing district near Lyon. A leading chocolate brand was chosen by the top Pastry Chefs and Chocolatiers worldwide.
Ferrero Rocher: Michael Ferrero founded this brand in Italy in 1982. These Hazel Nut Centered Milk Chocolate Balls are a collection of luxury chocolates that have been gifted worldwide. It is a creamy and crunchy delight, completely wrapped in golden balls. A box of Ferrero Rocher is quite expensive compared to other chocolate brands in the market.
Guilian: Guilian Chocolate is one of the world’s most famous brands of Belgian chocolate. It was founded by Guy Faubert in the year 1958. Guilian is known for its seashell-shaped chocolates and is sold in over 100 countries worldwide.
Artisan du Chocolat: Artisan du Chocolat is a British company creating handmade, luxury chocolates. Their chocolates are made from the finest ingredients and are known for their unique taste and texture. Artisan du Chocolate offers a wide variety of chocolates, including truffles, bars, and drinking chocolates.