We Pinoys are such chocolate lovers, aren’t we?
We have it in our desserts, drinks, breakfast cereals and, sometimes, even our entrees!
It’s no wonder, then, that local chocolate brands have emerged, not just to cater to the Filipinos’ craving for chocolate, but to also spur the growth of local chocolate farming and production.
One such brand is Godel Chocolate.
Established in mid-2020, Godel Chocolate has been providing top quality tools and equipment for cacao bean processing and fine chocolate or compound chocolate production.
To fully demonstrate the exciting possibilities from the local cacao plant, Godel Chocolate came out with its own line of premium-quality chocolate products. As the company continues to hone its expertise in the chocolate craft, it shares its knowledge and experience to budding entrepreneurs. Its advocacy is to help create a new movement of chocolate makers to boost local consumption and production of chocolate, thereby encouraging growth among local chocolate farmers.
I recently attended a tour of its factory in Paranaque, another one of its initiatives to spread knowledge on the local chocolate industry.
The tour started with a review of the history of chocolate as well as the basics of chocolate farming and production.
Test-run for budding chocolatiers
Tour attendees also got a sneak peek into chocolate making by making our own personalized chocolate bars.
At its core, Godel Chocolate is a solutions-based company. It sells a line of equipment to help small chocolate producing businesses manage the processes involved in chocolate making from bean sorting to packaging.
Want to get in the chocolate-making business? Get more details about Godel Solutions by visiting its website or calling +63 2 88693754 to 56.
The tour ended at the factory’s store which showcases Godel Chocolate products and dessert creations.
Godel Chocolate products are made from fermented cacao beans directly sourced from organic farmers in Davao, North Cotabato and South Cotabato. By adhering to chocolate making fundamentals and carefully managing its production processes from bean to bar, Godel Chocolates is able to craft chocolate products that are simple in formulation but packed with flavor.
Other products include:
- Bean-to-bar Chocolates: 70% (cocoa mass, sugar, cocoa butter), 50% (cocoa mass, sugar, cocoa butter, soy lecithin), 50% milk (cocoa mass, sugar, cocoa butter, soy lecithin)
- Specialty Bean-to-bar Chocolates: Tablea Bar, Organic 70% Chocolate, White Chocolate, Salted Caramel Chocolate, Milk Chocolate with Cashews, Milk Chocolate with Almonds
- Origins Bean-to-Bar Chocolates
- Instant Tsokolate: Hot Chocolate Bomb, Stir-in Hot Chocolate
- Dragees: Milk Chocolate-Covered Almonds
- Seasonal Bonbon ad Milk Chocolate Bars
- Gift Boxes and Chocolate Bars
- Baking Ingredients
Chocolate dessert creations
Godel Chocolate products can also be made into these mouth-watering desserts.
This factory tour has certainly opened my eyes to the myriad possibilities for budding entrepreneurs in the local chocolate industry and strengthened my appreciation for our home-grown chocolate products.
Want to check out these chocolate possibilities for yourself? Book your slot at an upcoming Godel Factory Tour here.
Tours are priced at Php800/head with private group tours for up to twelve persons priced at Php8000.
Godel Chocolate is a trademark of JCG Marketing Group, Inc. Its factory is located at 11C Sampaguita Avenue, UPD IV, Paranaque City.
Shop for Godel Chocolate Products at:
- Official Online Shop, Shopee and Lazada
- Godel Chocolate Kiosk at SM City North EDSA
- Gourdo’s: Alabang Town Center, Glorietta 4, Trinoma, UP Town Center, The Podium, SM City Fairview
- Salcedo Community Market (Jaime C. Velasquez Park, Saturdays, 7am-2pm)
- Ayala Alabang Saturday Market (117 University Avenue, Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa, Saturdays, 6am-2pm)