The World’s Most Expensive Chocolates

Sloane | December 12, 2013

With the holidays in full swing we can’t help but indulge in a few sweet treats. There’s nothing like receiving a gift of homemade fudge or a tin full of chocolate chip cookies during the holiday season. Or is there? In the spirit of spending all your money we compiled a list of the sweetest treats to give out during the holidays. Because who doesn’t have hundreds of dollars to spend on candy? Check out the most expensive chocolates by pound here:Richart: $120 per pound

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Pictured: Richart chocolates

Richart chocolates have been on the market since 1925. Today, the chocolate company has boutiques across Europe, in Tokyo and even in the United States. The rich chocolate is hand painted and hand poured into molds to create a unique tasting experience. One of the most popular gifts is the Envol ballotin, a box with 49 pieces of chocolate each hand painted with cocoa butter designs.

 

Godiva “G” collection: $120 per pound

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Pictured: Godiva “G” chocolates

Godiva is a well-known chocolate brand, first introduced in Belgium in 1926. The “G” collection of chocolates is made with premium ingredients such as Palet d’Or, Mexican Hot Chocolate, and Tasmanian Honey. Pastry chef Norman Love makes all the pieces in the collection.

 

Delafee Chocolate: $508 per pound

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Pictured: Delafee chocolates

Delafee chocolate is chocolate for the one percent. It’s specially prepared with select cocoa beans and flakes of 24-karat gold chocolate are hand applied to each piece. The chocolate also comes in interesting shapes, like tiny pills and cigars.

 

Noka Vintages Collection: $854 per pound

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Pictured: Noka chocolates

Noka chocolate is a mixture of some of the world’s finest chocolates from plantations in Ecuador, Coted’Ivoire, Venezuela and Trinidad. The Vintages collection is 75% pure, single-origin cacao. Noka recommends you enjoy their chocolates with a nice glass of champagne or a bold red wine.

 

Knipschildt Chocolatier: $2,600

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Pictured: Knipschildt chocolate

Knipschildt Chocolatier was founded in 1999 by Fritz Knipschildt in Odense, Denmark. The most expensive chocolate Fritz sells is a $250 dark chocolate truffle with a black truffle stuffed inside. The piece is only available on a pre-order basis. If you pre-order the little ball of heaven you’ll be treated to 70% Valrhona cacao blended into a creamy ganache with truffle oil rolled around a truffle center and dusted with cocoa powder. You can taste this magical treat at Fritz’s Chocopologie cafe in Connecticut.

 

About the Author

Written by Sloane

Before joining PlentyofCheddar.com, Sloane worked as a freelance writer and illustrator for a variety of clients. She attended University of Missouri where she majored in English. Her work has been published in literary magazines, newspapers, and textbooks. She currently resides in Miami, Florida. You can learn more about me on Google +

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