Most Expensive Chocolate in the World

By: Kareena Ally

For all chocolate fans

Before we go into the most expensive chocolates in the world, lets look at the top 5 countries that consumes the most chocolates on a per capita basis, yearly.

  • Norwegian consumes 14.6 pounds of chocolates
  • Both the Irish and British consuming 16.3 pounds of chocolates per country
  • The Germans consumes 17.4 pounds of chocolates.
  • The Swiss is number one in chocolate consumption in the world. They consume 19.8 pounds of chocolates yearly.

Top 7 Most Expensive Chocolate in the World
Chocolates has become an iconic symbol of Switzerland, where some of the finest chocolatiers hail from. From France to UK, US, here are the most expensive chocolates in the world. 

1) La Maison du Chocolat, France
(US$65 per pound)


Nicknamed the Wizard of the Ganache by philosopher Jean-Paul Aron, Robert Linxe, the creator of La Maison du Chocolat since 1977, is renown for his unusual and subtle association of natural flavours coupled with chocolates from different origins.

At La Maison du Chocolat, the mission is to create chocolate without bitterness, which explains why the cocoa content do not exceed 65%. Using a selection of top quality cocoa including those from Criollo, the chocolates at La Maison du Chocolat uses Valrhona for its couvertures and is the result of blending beans from different origins. 

2) Richard Donnelly, USA
(US$75 per pound)

3) Chuao Chocolatier, USA
(US$79 per pound)

4) Richart, France
(US$120 per pound)

5) DeLafée, Switzerland
(US$571 to $857 per pound)

6) NOKA Vintage Collection, USA
(US$854 per pound)

7) Chocopologie by Knipschildt, USA
(US$4000 per pound)

Nevetheless, dont let these prices affect you. Chocoholics don't need an excuse to tuck into some really good chocolate, whatever the time of year, whatever the price is. 

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