Chocolate is already a synonym for pleasure and delicious taste. Tasting it, often people close their eyes, trying to fully experience the pleasure of sweetness. In fact in this product in an ideal proportion cream, milk and cocoa are mixed. And many varieties of chocolate allow confectioners to interest in their products any, without leaving him indifferent.
In this case, this sweetness can not be considered only for gourmets. After introducing chocolate into the food, you can normalize blood pressure, reduce sugar levels and threaten diabetes. And most importantly – it gives a good mood.
Today in the world there are many brands of chocolate bars, bars, sweets and other products. At the same time, the 10 largest brands are highlighted, largely due to which we love chocolate.
In 1935, the production of crunchy Rowntree’s Chocolate bars was launched in the English city of York. In one tile, 4 small chocolate products were combined at once. In 1937 the new product was called KitKat. The product became so popular that it soon became an integral part of English traditional tea drinking. The tiles themselves consisted of milk wafers covered with a layer of hot chocolate. In 1989, Rowntree was bought by Nestle, and the KitKat brand began to actively advance in world markets. Naturally, the manufacturer did not stand still. On sale began to appear bars with a variety of wraps, flavors and flavors. Now you can find KitKat with strawberries and cream, mango, forest berries. For those who sit on a diet, a special low-carb product is produced. However, it turned out that consumers still prefer the classic taste and form in 4 bars. Annually in the world the crispy bars for the sum not less than 300 million dollars are on sale.
This brand is famous for its high sales around the world, “Mars” bars eat most of all people. The history of the brand and the whole company began in the usual American cuisine. There, Frank Mars and his wife began to make inexpensive sweets. In 1911, the company was born. When the developed company opened its branch in England, the “Mars” bar appeared on the market. Since then, the taste of the product has been constantly changing, like the shape and packaging. Although the ingredients themselves remained the same, their proportion is constantly changing. The rich taste of the bar includes nougat, crumb of almonds, caramel filling and a thick chocolate layer. Today, “Mars” is produced in several varieties
Speaking of the chocolate flavor, it is impossible not to mention this brand. Galaxy gives a person a truly deep pleasure. The owner of the brand is the company “Mars”. This chocolate is very popular not only in England, but also in the Middle East and Africa. In many other countries we know this chocolate, like Dove. This product in its varieties includes many components – milk chocolate and caramel, fruits and nuts … The brand appeared on the market in 1960, and since 1986 it owns the company “Mars”. Under this brand are produced not only chocolate bars, but also a mixture for making hot chocolate, ice cream and other sweets.
This brand is the most sold among all chocolate products. Its history began back in 1824, when John Cadbury began his career as a confectioner in London. He opened his cafe in Birmingham. Seven years later, he had already started producing cocoa and hot chocolate according to his own recipes. Then in his work the main tools were a pestle and mortar. Interestingly, John Cadbury was a lifelong member of the Temperance Society. His sweet products he saw as a substitute for alcohol, which carried destructive social functions. In 1913, his heirs significantly changed the produced product, making it much more porous. The company’s pride, milk chocolate “Dary Milk”, is produced since 1905.Now the brand under its own name also produces flakes, dairy and fruit chocolates and bars and even crackers. Cadbury is a tidbit for big business, recently the company rejected the offer for its purchase by Kraft concern for $ 15 billion.
The packaging of this chocolate is very unusual, because it is made in the form of a triangular prism. But even more people are attracted to the very taste of this product. The recipe for chocolate was invented in 1908 by Theodor Tobler and his cousin Emil Baumann. Then it included nougat, almonds and honey, covered with chocolate on top. The very name is a combination of the name of the author and the Italian word torrona (a special kind of nougat). The next year, enterprising confectioners registered their brand. Why chocolate has such an unusual shape is completely unclear. Someone thinks that the triangle resembles the Matterhorn mountain in the Alps. And someone believes that Tobler was inspired by the living pyramid of the variety show dancers. Even the political scandal is associated with the name of chocolate. In 1995, the Swedish politician Saline spent a part of the working capital, including a couple of these sweets. The case received great publicity under the name “The Case of Toblerone”. Sahalin herself left for a while from politics, refusing to fight for the post-prime minister. Today chocolate comes with different flavors – plain, white, fruit with nuts and honey.
Using the best grades of cocoa and hot chocolate, Lebanese confectioners created a new variety for true gourmets. The company was founded in 1974 by Nizar. She immediately decided that it was necessary to do not just tasty things, but also to clothe them in exquisite and magnificent packaging. Patchi was initially positioned as a luxury attribute for the richest people. Today chocolate sweets are made in a mixed Belgian-Swiss style. The brand is represented in 140 stores in 35 countries of the world. Candy is famous for its ornaments. Styles and colors can correspond to suitable for this occasion or the seasons. There are collections for holidays such as Christmas, Ramadan, Valentine’s Day and so on. In this case, natural ingredients are used in sweets – cocoa, milk powder, vanillin, fried nuts and dried fruits. It is the Patchi brand that owns the most expensive chocolate in the world. A box of 49 sweets sold for 5000 British pounds, it is included in the collection of premium class “Cream of society.”
This famous brand of chocolate comes from Belgium. The company was founded by Guy Foerbert. The name of the new product was given from the combination of words Guy and Lillian (wife of Fobert). This, perhaps, is the most famous for today chocolate in the form of sea shells. Inside of them is a delicate praline with nuts and various fillings. The symbol of the brand is the sea horse, its use is protected by copyright. The company today sells its exquisite sweets in gift boxes of individual design, also produces bars and truffles. In 2005, Guylian entered the Guinness Book of Records, as it managed to create the largest chocolate Easter egg of all time. It was exhibited in the city of St. Niklas, Belgium. Over a miracle-chocolate worked 8 days 26 confectioners of the company. The sculpture was 8 meters high and 6 meters wide. To make it, it took 1950 kilograms of chocolate.
In 1852, the Italian chocolate company Domingo Girardelli came to the chocolate business. Much of the time, having suffered from a series of financial losses and crises, he did not expect that eventually the whole world would love his brand of sweets. The distinctive style was the irresistible taste and form of “Ghirardelli”. Today it is the second oldest chocolate company in the US. At the same time, here as little else as possible, all aspects of chocolate production are controlled. Up to 40% of the cocoa beans are rejected to make the product truly superior. Then the fruits are burned and crushed to a grain of diameters of 19 micrometers.Italian masters produce several types of chocolate today, there are also unusual with a flavor of cinnamon or mint. The company also produces other food products – chocolate drinks and flavored sauces. Today, the company’s headquarters are in the United States, and she is one of the leading chocolate brands in the world.
Lindt @ Sprungli.
The history of the company begins in 1845. Then Rudolf Sprangli and his son owned a confectionery store in Zurich. They decided to expand their business and start producing chocolate. The son of Rudolph in 1899 acquired the company Lindt, and the company received its current name. However, the company is constantly developing, so, in 1994, the Austrian chocolate factory was acquired, and in 1997 and 1998 – Italian and American. The brand offers one of the most unique chocolate flavors. The Swiss could bring a piece of art to the pastry. The brand for many years remained the standard of what should be milk chocolate. In addition, the Swiss produce its varieties. There is a collection with dried fruits, different styles of decoration and methods of filling. After all, chocolate should be perfectly smooth. The company has 6 factories all over the world. Glory to the brand brought their golden rabbits Bunny. These Easter chocolates have been sold for every Easter since 1952. In this case, each rabbit around the neck tied a pretty ribbon. The assortment of Lindt @ Sprungli includes a variety of products: black and white chocolate with a taste of toffee, caramel, coffee, vanilla, pistachios, mandarin, cherries and many other flavors.
And in the end we will leave, as it should, the most delicious. Ferrero Rocher is a large chocolate candy created by Italian confectioners and conquering the whole world. This delicacy is a solid hazelnut, covered with milk chocolate, surrounded by a filling of Nutella and encased in a nutshell. Based on this candy, the brand has created several masterpieces – with the taste of lemon, forest years, pistachios, almonds and hazelnuts. Well, we have the most popular delicacy is “Raffaello”, where the place of the walnut took almonds, and the essence of the candy remained the same. Sweets began to be produced since 1982, each of them contains 73 calories. Wraps are usually gilt or silver, demonstrating the elegance and luxury of such a dish.