Chocolate is the most favorite deserts of all-time worldwide. Not only has it been around for thousands, but it is the most versatile delicacies on the desert list. Chocolate comes in a variety of flavors and it’s not only delicious, but it can also be healthy in a few ways, including the released of chemicals into your system that relax you and give you a natural high. Depending on the type of chocolate and the brand, chocolate can greatly vary in prices, from very affordable to extremely expensive. For devout chocolate lovers, you may be willing to spend any amount to get the best-of-the-best, but how much would that be? If you have ever wondered how much the most expensive chocolates are, then keep reading to see what the 10 most expensive chocolates in the world would cost you.
10. Vosges Haut Chocolat
The chocolate company, Vosges Haut Chocolat is based in Chicago and is owned by Katrina Markoff. Markoff has created some incredibly unique flavors by adding unusual ingredients most people wouldn’t associate with chocolate; such as bacon and Mexican chili’s. She also incorporates cinnamon, ginger, black sesame seeds and wasabi into her chocolate to come up with items like, Red Fire Chocolat and Black Pear Chocolat. You can also geta Mo’s Milk Chocolate Bacon Bar. Markoff is the only one to hand choose what goes into the chocolate, so that all her creations are personally, and beautifully designed. Her choclats start at $90.
9. Amedei Porcelana by Amedei
The name porcelana was derived from the fact that the cocoa beans used in the chocolates are translucent in color due to the genetically pure strain of criollo. This is a bean found in Venezuela. This chocolate has been awarded many different awards, including the best dark chocolate bar, the best bean to bar honors and the golden bean award. These are some of the most expensive chocolates and they sell for $90.00 a bar. For a unique chocolate experience, Amedei Porcelana has a chocolate combination that will tantalize anyone.
8. Grand Cru by Pierre Marcolini
The gourmet chocolatier from Belgium, Pierre Marcolini, uses only the best, and the highest quality of cocoa beans from top bean producing countries; Venezuela, Madagascar, Mexico, and Ecaudor. The main process he uses to develop his chocolates is to flavor his chocolates with vanilla, but in such a special way that his chocolates are considered some of the most innovative and delectable. He has gotten awarded with high acclaim for his creations, which are very meticulously prepared for the most flavorful chocolate experience. They sell for $102.50.
Another chocolate maker that uses a combination of unique flavors and ingredients to create some of the most delectable chocolate flavors and tastes, is Richart. Richart’s chocolates give you an experience of herbal, fruity, floral, spiced, and citrusy combinations that make your mouth water. Richart acquires his beans from Venezuela, Madagascar, and Haiti, top cocoa bean growers.
6. The Aficionado’s Collection by The House of Grauer
This Switzerland based chocolate company is very unique in that it promises to tantalize, and spring to life, the taste buds of cigar smokers. Their claim to fame is that their chocolates will bring these senses to life and leave an impression that will last. The chocolatiers use only the best ingredients with up to 14 flavors to create unique tastes. Some of the ingredients include, Japanese Matcha Tea, French Organic Bee Pollen and Turkish Star Anise. You can try the delicious chocolates of The House of Grauer for just $210, making it one of the most expensive chocolates anywhere.
5. Amedei Toscano Black Truffles in Swarovski Chocolate Box by the-chocolate.com
Truffles have long been recognized as some off the most luxurious delicacies in the world. They are expensive and highly sought after by some of the most notable chefs in the world. Amedei Toscano Black has combined three luxurious elements to create a luxurious delicacy that is almost too beautiful and too expensive to eat. Amedei Toscano starts with truffles and Armand de Brignac champagne, then adds gold, one of the most expensive minerals in the world, and Swarovski’s luxurious and pricey crystals. Together, this combination spells, a chocolate so rare, that they are worthy to be sold at the infamous Harrods department store and London Department store in Knightsbridge. These chocolates sell for an impressive $294 a box.
4. Chocolates with Edible Gold by DeLafee
Have you ever thought of eating gold? These chocolates are made with gold that is good enough to eat because it’s edible. The Switzerland chocolate company gets its cocoa beans from one of the finest cocoa bean producers in Ecuador to produce some of the richest chocolates in the world, then decorates them with edible gold flakes. These chocolates are so luxurious, they sell for $508, which makes them one of them one of the most expensive chocolates ever.
3. Le Grand Louis XVI by Debauve and Gallais
The company was developed in 1800 by Sulpice Debauve. Twenty-three years later, his nephew Antoine Gallais joined him in the chocolate manufacturing business and together they grew the company into a company that supplied many royals in chocolates, including Napoleon and other French kings. The company’s biggest selles are the dark chocolates that boasts of 99% cocoa, which is an extremely high amount and makes each bite, cocoa-rich. These chocolates sell for $900.
Cadbury is one of the most popular chocolate companies in the world and they have produced a gold chocolate item called Wispa that is a luxurious bar of chocolate that is wrapped in an edible gold leaf. The UK company had this product on the market years ago and it decided to do a re-launch and make it even more appealing and more ritzy. These gold chocolates are the second most expensive chocolates and sell for $1,600. If you can afford it, you may decide they are worth every penny.
The famous chef from Denmark, Fritz Knipschildt, started his own chocolate company which he named, Knipschildt Chocolatier in 1999. Knipschildt created the La Madeline Truffe, which he made using 70% Valrhona dark chocolate and vanilla as the base ingredients. He adds truffle oil, sugar and heavy cream to make the perfect, smooth and rich chocolate blend that you will ever taste. The only thing is, this chocolate is so luxurious and expensive that you cannot just walk in and buy it from the store. These are made to order chocolates and you must eat them within 7 days of purchase for them to be good, however, Knipschildt knows that most people have them consumed within the first couple hours. These are the most expensive chocolate ever and sell for $2,600.