Sourcing only the best cacao and other premium ingredients, Chocolate and Love is a premium, organic, Fairtrade-certified, dark chocolate brand.
Our company is family-owned by Richard O'Connor and Birgitte Hovmand. With a decision to convert to a majority organic diet whilst pregnant with our daughter, we struggled to find quality organic chocolate, so we decided to make our own, and Chocolate and Love was created - excellent quality, ethically-made 80g and 40g chocolate bars at an affordable price. Seven years on, the company exports to 35 countries worldwide and has won 23 Gold Great Taste Awards across the range.
Chocolate and Love also produces luxurious chocolate gift boxes and beautiful tins of 5.5g napolitains in our iconic patterns. Our hand-painted packaging designs are the result of working closely with a talented artist from New York to capture the organic nature of the brand, the images taking inspiration from the aesthetically-rich areas the cacao beans come from.
In addition to the high antioxidant levels naturally found in cocoa, each chocolate bar has the benefit of being gluten-free, GMO-free (as all certified organic products) and with no additives. The range uses cane sugar and is free from soya lecithin. Apart from the Creamy Dark and Sea Salt variants, Chocolate and Love’s products are dairy-free too, making them ideal for vegans.
Every aspect of our business is run as ethically as possible, like minimising shipping to cut down on fuel costs and using paper that is 100% FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified for our wrappers, using biodegradable silver inner wrappers produced with materials made from sustainably harvested wood and using FLO-PAK Green packing material. We also support reforestation and plant trees through weforest.org.
Who we work with is as important to us as the quality of our products. Our partners have direct access to the cooperatives we source from in Panama, Peru, The Dominican Republic and Madagascar. Knowing that our business and our partners are contributing to the sustainability of the farmers through information, education and industry certification, speaks to the essence of the Chocolate and Love brand. These communities are a larger part of our family and we wouldn't have it any other way.