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Top 14 Most Expensive Chocolates In The World

Updated on October 10, 2014

No one can resist a lovely chocolate every now and then; here is the list of the top 14 most expensive chocolates in the world. So what makes these chocolates more expensive, well they are hand crafted by the world’s most experienced set of chocolate makers, they are created from the finest cocoa from all over the world from the richest cocoa beans. These fourteen most expensive chocolates are taken from the best places in the world for natural and raw materials and the best hand crafted masterpieces they are.

The chocolates listed will be accompanied with a brief history of the chocolate and where to buy some of the chocolates online.

Godiva Chocolatier: The ‘G’ Collection

Godiva is a famous renowned brand founded in Brussels, Belgium about eighty years ago in 1926. It was created by Joseph Draps over the years the formula for the delicious chocolate has been maintained and improved to become the brand it is today. There are over 460 stores where you can find Godiva and the G collection, several of these can be found at airports.

The Godiva G Collection comes in different sizes ranging from 48 piece box, 30 piece box and a 15 piece box.

Some of the assortments are Lemon Drop, Tart Raspberry, Bananas Foster, Apple Pie, Tahitian Vanilla, P.B. & Jam, Salted Caramel and Caramel Macchiato. There are more in the box.

The price is $125, although this varies with the size of the box.

Chocopologie by Knipschildt

This delicious chocolate is hand crafted and founded by the Danish chef and Chocolatier Fritz Knipschildt; he has won several prestigious awards for his talent in chocolate making which has made the brand one of the best and why it made this list. He opened a cafe in the downtown area of South Norwalk is it a popular destination to taste the fine chocolate.

From Truffles, to hot chocolate and snacks he does it all, reviews of his chocolates are just as outstanding as the chocolate seductive looks.

Le Madeline au Truffle is the chocolate that carries the big price tag that brought this talented Chocolatier to the list.

The price is $250 making the Le Madeline au Truffle is the most expensive chocolate in the world by Forbes, it has a shelve life of a week so the chocolate needs to be pre-ordered.

Richart Chocolates

This is made by the famous French Chocolatier Richart, it was founded in 1925 in Lyons, France, and they make chocolates for all sorts of occasions and several types of chocolates. They use Venezuelan cocoa which is known to be the best cocoa in the world.

The price tag is $120 for the best cocoa in the world!

Delafee Chocolates: The chocolate made with real edible gold!

Delafee is a company based in Switzerland, they are known for their great tasting products as well as making it with edible silver and gold. There products range from gold body art, lollipops and cigars.

Swiss chocolate is known for their quality so there is no doubt Delafee is going to please all your taste buds. The chocolate is made from Grand Cru Chocolate, that is obtained from Ekuador in Indonesia.

If the Gold was any indication the price is $508 for a box, although this price varies depending on the product and size.

Noka Vintages Collection by Noka Chocolates

This is an American chocolate company founded in Texas; it gets the raw materials to make the chocolate from some of the best places in the world for cocoa making this one a good choice. However it is more famous for its price rather than its taste, the price has been called ridiculous by a source.

The price is $854 for a pound of chocolate; this price varies with the size of the box. This makes it the most expensive chocolate in American and arguably the best tasting. It comes in a stainless steel box and has 92 pieces of chocolate in the box, this is more than enough to go round, and makes a nice chocolate to give around in an expensive family gathering of course.

Chuao by Chuao Chocolatier

This is a Venezuelan company it was founded by a Master Chef and his brother, the Antonorsi Brothers, they are known for their experimental unusual style of chocolate making with a unique taste, flavour and blend.

Among these is the honeycomb bar with caramelized honey in dark chocolate masterfully blended. Their chocolate is pure and tasteful it uses no preservatives. They create a variety of products including hot chocolates, vegan chocolate and wine chocolate among many others.

The price is $79 per pound although this varies with the size and type of the chocolate.

Teuscher Chocolate

Is another Swiss Chocolatier, they have several stores all over the worlds and are well known for their Champagne Truffles. All their chocolates are hand crafted by some of the finest Chocolatier in Switzerland. They market themselves as the best hand crafted chocolate in the world and I haven’t heard any complaints to match to the fact.

The price is $75 per pound which varies which size and product purchased.

Richard Donnelly Chocolates

The self titled Chocolatier is well known for his hand crafted chocolates which he studied in Paris and Brussels for a number of years, he has since taken his skills to the America to form his brand, and they focus on the taste of the chocolate and make a variety of flavours, including Chocolate of the Month club he runs. He makes wedding chocolates as well as chocolates dipped in nuts and fruits.

For $50 or $90 you can join his chocolate club and receive chocolates every month which can be customised to suit you and handpick your favourites.

The price is $76 per pound although prices vary according to size of order.

Vosges Haut Chocolate

They are known for their variety of Truffles as well as Bacon Chocolate. Katrina Markoff is the owner and Chocolatier. She is known for her extremely unique taste and chices in ingredients that makes the chocolates ever so unique and tasty. The extreme uniqueness of the chocolate is what makes it an experience or journey which the company is trying to achieve.

She is inspired by Art and Artist in the design of her chocolates and inspiration for the taste, she also uses flavours to tell a story of history and forms of culture such as the Aztec which is named after one of their famous truffles.

You may love it or hate it but you are sure to find nothing else like it.

The price is $69 for a pound which varies and a good price for what you are getting.

The Founder of Vosges Haut Chocolate

Pierre Marcolini Chocolate

He is a Chocolatier from Brussels; he is well known and will be recommended in any travel guide for the best chocolates in Brussels.

The chocolate that puts him in the list is his tasty as well as expensive truffles for the price of $102 for a pound. He uses very high quality cocoa that shows in the great taste.

Debauve & Gallais Chocolate

This is a French chocolate making company founded by Sulpice Debauve in about 1800, they are known for the Le Royale which is an assortment of chocolates which are handcrafted, it was exclusive only to royalty until it was made public in 1913, so technically these are some royal chocolates!

They also make truffles including organic green tea truffles; another popular chocolate product of theirs is the De Marie Antoinette which is in a chocolate coin shape comes ina variety of stylish boxes.

The is price is $75 per pound and $200 for 1.7 pounds these varies depending on the product and size.

La Maison du Chocolat

This is a French chocolate making factory from Paris, France, it was founded in 1955, they are well known for their famous chocolate éclair which was launched in their first store in New York in 1990. They have several collections, truffles and signature boxes.

Price is $65 per pound

Michel Cluizel Chocolates

Is a French chocolate making company from Normandy, they are known for their high quality chocolate that are hand crafted to perfection, the most well known product is the chocolate bars the company sells, it was founded in 1948

Jacques Torres Chocolate

Famous also for being a pastry chef and having a television show he is nicknamed Mr Chocolate as an indication to the quality of chocolates that gave him the nickname. His chocolates are pricy but still a favourite.

Would You Ever Buy An Expensive Chocolate?

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    • idigwebsites profile image


      5 years ago from United States

      Well, even just for once (that's why chocolate may be considered a luxury), I want to reward myself with a few of those expensive chocolates someday. I love chocolate! Thanks for the post. Up and awesome. :)

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      pippy piquant 

      6 years ago

      I have just devoured a figgy bombon from the delimann. I know no greater pleasure.

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      m gurl 

      6 years ago

      im have chocolate right now oh never mind

    • johnshade profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Pandora

      Thanks for the comment shozak,

      glad you enjoyed it

    • skozak profile image


      8 years ago from New York

      This was a fascinating hub and I loved every part of it!

      I have just learned so much.

      Although this chocolate is so expensive it makes me want to go out and buy it any way!

      Great hub keep it up

    • johnshade profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Pandora

      Thanks, Alanzimmerman, i'm still to try some on the list, Godiva and Vosges I really like

    • johnshade profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Pandora

      I know right :)

      how nice could a chocolate be


    • Rochelle Frank profile image

      Rochelle Frank 

      8 years ago from California Gold Country

      For that amount of money, a person could feed a big family for months. I wouldn't dare try the most expensive ones for fear that it would make me dissatisfied with the 'ordinary'. Very interesting article for chocolate lovers. I think I'll have to stick with Lindt dark chocolate with chili.

    • johnshade profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Pandora

      I love Godiva too! thanks for stopping by

    • ladyjane1 profile image


      8 years ago from Texas

      great hub, I love chocolate and Godiva is to die for. Cheers.


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