Top 10 Expensive Chocolates In The World

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10. La Madeline au Truffe by house of Knipschildt

 

La Madeline au Truffe by house of Knipschildt

 

La Madeline au Truffe by house of Knipschildt is made with 70% Valrhona dark chocolate, heavy cream, sugar, truffle oil and vanilla, this ganache definitely aims to impress. Each chocolate is made to order and takes up to 14 days to deliver and it’s a perfect gift for a special occasion. For 250$, you will get La Madeline au Truffle in a bed of pearls in a silver box tied with a ribbon. The Danish born chocolatier uses French Perigord truffle, which is a rare mushroom that can cost up to 1,000$ per pound. The exquisite French Perigord truffles are often called Diamonds of Perigord. They are characterized by a subtle aroma and an earthy flavor reminiscent of a rich chocolate. The truffle is then en-robed in the Valrhona dark chocolate then coated with fine cocoa powder. The classic recipe was created in 1999 and is still very known and loved by all.

 

 

9. To’ak 50’s gram Chocolate Bar

 

To’ak 50’s gram Chocolate Bar

 

To’ak 50’s gram chocolate bar that costs a whopping $260 per bar. There exist only 574 bars in the world. The luxurious chocolate is made from only two ingredients, cacao mass and cane sugar. Pairing the chocolate bar with certain whiskies and rum will give you a great experience. To’ak, pronounced Toe-Ahk, is a word derived from a fusion of ancient dialects in Ecuador. The journey first started when the co-founder of To’ak, Jerry Toth, started to cultivate cacao trees in the coastal region of Ecuador. He made chocolate from a semi wild cacao tree that grew along stream banks. Due to the lack of electricity, the process of making chocolate was done by hand. The process of chocolate making starts with roasting cacao beans in a pot over wood fire, and de-husking the beans one by one. He manually grinded the beans.

 

 

8. DeLafee’s Gold Chocolate Box With Swiss Gold Coin

 

DeLafée’s Gold Chocolate Box With Swiss Gold Coin

 

Delafee’s gold chocolate box contains 8 chocolate adorned with 24 karat edible gold. For 390$, you also get an antique gold coin, dating from the years 1910 to 1920. The gold used is edible and safe when ingested. In the luxury food industry, gold is used in multiple forms such as powder, flakes, sprinkles or leaves. This trend is hardly new, eating precious metal dates back thousand of years.God has been prized for its esthetic qualities and its symbolic strength, If you are not in the mood for eating gold, you can buy the chocolate truffles with edible silver. The company offers a box of 8 chocolate truffles with edible silver for just 100$. The chocolates are presented in a dark brown, satin covered gift box.

 

 

7. Debauve & Gallais Le livre

 

Debauve & Gallais Le livre

 

Debauva and Gallais was founded by Sulpice Debauve in 1800, is a French chocolate manufacturer. In 2000, they introduced ‘Le Liver’ to commemorate Debauve & Galais 200th anniversary. Le Liver is a gold adorned leather box in the shape of a box filled with 35 handmade creamy ganaches and pralines. They offer a wide range of chocolate with cocoa percentage as high as 99%. This company’s clientele includes politicians, actors and businessman from all around the globe. Debauve was able to open his first chocolate shop in 1800 in Paris. The dietary chocolates were made with almond milk, vanilla and orange blossom water. Le liver comes with the price tag of 550$ for 35 handmade ganaches and pralines. They also offer a smaller version, called ‘Le Petit Livre’, for 330$. It’s filled with 12 chocolates and comes in a blue leather box with gold embossing.

 

 

6. Noka’s Vintage Collection

 

Noka’s Vintage Collection

 

Noka’s Vintage Collection box of chocolates comes with the price tag of 854$. The founder of Noka described his products as ‘not so much candy as a tasting experience’. Its price is due of the mixture of 75% pure cocoa along with sugar and butter. The chocolates are presented in Noka’s famous signature box, elegantly crafted of brushed stainless steel. Noka’s chocolates were sourced from Ecuador, Venezuela, Trinidad and the Ivory Coast. The American company was based in Texas. Noka’s high prices led them to close their doors in 2011 but you can find traces of their chocolates sold on the internet.

 

 

5. Wispa Gold Wrapped Chocolate

 

Wispa Gold Wrapped Chocolate

 

Wispa Gold Wrapped Chocolate was designed as a marketing campaign to re-launch one of their signature caramel chocolate bars and Its price is 1,600$. The wrapper of this bar of chocolate is covered in an actual gold leafed Twix-like wrapper, which is the cause for this insanely high price. It was on display in London’s Selfridges department stores for a week. It was to be sold to the highest bidder. Unfortunately, after a week of display, no one stepped forward for the purchase. Cadbury decided to ‘buy it back’ and placed it on display in its popular museum Cadbury World.

 

 

4. Swarovski Studded Chocolates

 

Swarovski Studded Chocolates

 

A Lebanese chocolatier and Harrods have tied up to bring out Swarovski studded chocolates. The premium packaging are handmade and wrapped in Indian silk. Its price is $10,000. In each package, 49 chocolates are placed on suede leather with gold and platinum partitions. The stunning box is made out of hand woven silk from China and India. Each chocolate is dressed up with Swarovski crystals, gold and silk rose to enhance the look of the chocolates. They are a part of Harrod’s High Life collections which was launched in July 2008. Patchi, the Lebanese chocolatier who created the Swarovski studded chocolates, is the leading chocolate brand in the Middle East. Along with the collaboration with Harrod’s, Patchi also creates customizable chocolates for events and festivals. Patchi’s boutiques are available all around the world, and their online boutique caters to their American and Canadian clients.

 

 

3. The Golden Speckled Egg

 

The Golden Speckled Egg

 

The 110 pound chocolate egg holds the world record for the most expensive non jeweled chocolate egg. The Golden Speckled Egg is crafted by chocolatier William Curley. Technology investor Cyrus Vandrevala bought the golden specked egg for more than 10,000$. It was auctioned as a part of the Faberge Big Egg Hunt to raise money for charity. This chocolate masterpiece took seven skilled chocolatiers (William Curley, Amy Rose Curley, Alistair Birt, Sarah Frankand, Meissa Paul, Rhiaan Mead, Suzue Curley) over the course of three days to handcraft. It’s made of Amadei chocolate from Venezuela and filled with caramel, juniper berry, rosemary, Japanese black vinegar and edible gold leaf. The egg was decorated with 12 little chocolate eggs, 20 mini chocolate bars and 5 white flowers. It weighted over 110.23 lbs and was 3 ft 6.13 inches tall.

 

 

2. Frozen Haute Chocolate

 

Frrrozen Haute Chocolate

 

The staff at the Serendipity 3 restaurant set Guinness World Record with their 25,000$ chocolate dessert. The dessert is a high end version of the restaurant’s Frrrozen Haute Chocolate. The dessert is a mix of cocoas and milk in a slushy like form. The high price is due to the 24 Karat gold that is mixed in it and the ‘La Madeleine Au Truffe’ that tops this extravagant dessert. Not only the goblet that holds the dessert is made of gold and diamonds, but also the spoon is gold. At the base of the goblet, there is an 18 karat god bracelet with 1 carat white diamonds. It is sold only with advance orders. The spoon and the bracelet can be taken home. Frozen Haute Chocolate dessert is collaboration between Stephen Bruce, the owner of Serendipity 3 and luxury jeweler Euphoria New York. It’s made with a blend of 28 cocoas that includes 14 of the most exotic from around the world.

 

 

1. Le Chocolat Box

 

Le Chocolat Box

 

Le chocolat box is Costing 1.5$ millions, this box of chocolate does not only includes chocolates, but also necklaces, earrings, rings and bracelets adorned with diamonds, sapphires and emeralds.

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