Not only does eating artisan chocolate have health benefits, but chocolate produced by small batch Western Cape 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), Western Cape artisan chocolate makers go through the process of roasting, winnowing, milling, pressing, conching, tempering, moulding and packaging the chocolate you find so appealling.
De Villiers Chocolate is one of the few artisan chocolate producers in South Africa that goes from bean to bar. This delightful chocolate micro factory started from the De Villiers family garage and used recycled appliances to begin their humble factory. Now, years on the micro factory has included some high tech innovations but the trusty recycled machines still play their role in the production process. Along with the technical innovations, De Villiers also showcases their passion for showcasing the maker’s love for chocolate by using hand sourced cocoa beans. With each decadent chocolate batch taking between 5-7 days to make – DV Chocolate uses their focus and determination to produce the richest chocolate around.