Not only does eating artisan chocolate have health benefits, but chocolate produced by small batch Hawkes Bay artisan chocolate makers are made with the care and knowledge of artisans who understand and love their craft. With hand infused diverse flavour offerings, unique beans,flavor combinations (like sea salt caramel), Hawkes Bay artisan chocolate makers go through the process of roasting, winnowing, milling, pressing, conching, tempering, moulding and packaging the chocolate you find so appealling.
A piece of chocolate is not just a piece of chocolate, it is an experience, a moment and a memory – which is why Silky Oak Chocolates don’t just create decadent chocolates, they offer you a unique, mouth-watering and unforgettable experience. Behind every handmade chocolate masterpiece is a story as enjoyable as the taste itself.
Silky Oak Chocolates is a family run business and has been operating under the Silky Oak's brand since 2000. With a Chocolate Museum sharing the very essence of the chocolate story on the grounds as well as a menu that boasts a chocolate creation for every dietary requirement – Silky Oak Chocolates have managed to turn chocolate making into an art form that cannot be rivalled. With every chocolate being made with the finest ingredients as well as offering gluten-free and dairy free options – it is no wonder Silky Oaks has become a destination shop of choice for every chocolate lover.