Located in the bustling market town of South Molton, North Devon lies a real treat for chocolate lovers. Carlo Melchior and his artisan chocolatiers have been making exquisite tasting, handmade chocolates for over 25 years.
Carlo trained in the art of chocolate making in his native Switzerland and brought his skills over to the UK where, following a successful career as a restaurateur he set up Melchior chocolates. Since then he has created an award winning business, his first award in 1993 was Henrietta Green’s highly esteemed ‘Best Chocolates in Britain‘ and more recently he has been awarded a Great Taste Gold for his dark champagne chocolates in 2012, a Taste of the West Silver for his Liqueurs in 2015 and a Taste of the West Silver for his Whiskey Liqueurs in 2016.
Using only the finest ingredients from around the world from the Caribbean to the Scottish Highlands, Carlo has created an extensive range of fresh handmade mouthwatering truffles, pralines, liqueurs and glacé fruits to choose from in dark, milk and white chocolate. Carlo and his team cater for all occasions including; birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, Christmas, Easter and gifts for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.
With over 50 mouthwatering ganache centres to choose from including our best-selling champagne chocolate truffles, classic single malt whisky selection, fruity flavours strawberry, lemon, pear and calvados and liquid liqueurs including Navy rum, Cognac, kirsch and Cointreau.
Visit us in our chocolate factory and onsite boutique in South Molton where you can choose your own selection of chocolates and catch a glimpse of Carlo and his team at work.
We’re open Monday to Friday, 10am – 5pm and Saturday, 10.30am – 1pm (please call first). Closed on Sundays.
You can also find Melchior chocolates in select delicatessens and local shops across the country, including Fortnum & Mason in London and Darts Farm outside Exeter.