Delicata's Wine and Praline Extravaganza featured on the Times of Malta!

It might be a strange-sounding combination at first. But, whereas a bar of chocolate would play havoc with a wine drinker’s palate, flavoured truffles and pralines can make for a very nice accompaniment to the divine nectar. The handcrafted chocolates from the Malta Chocolate Factory in Bugibba, for example, are excellent fare. Their little bonbons are made from quality Belgian chocolate with local and exotic ingredients added to the mixture inside their crunchy shell. They taste as if they’re purposely prepared with a wine lover’s senses in mind. It’s precisely the type of filling or ganache of each different praline which plays the lead role in the matchmaking spectacle. The mishmash of ad

1,200 to 1,500 truffles being produced weekly - Times of Malta feature

Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 08:49 by Denise Grech The shop, which was opened four months ago, has seen an increase in requests as the festive season approaches. Speaking to the Times of Malta, owner and manager Neil Hitchcock said foreign customers looked for the familiar taste of chocolate, while locals looked for quality. The shop is experimenting with incorporating traditional Maltese flavours into chocolate. Next year, it plans to flavour its chocolate truffles with Maltese fig, honey, and prickly pear. Mr Hitchcock added that the shop’s pastry chefs had made thousands truffles in the past two weeks because of the Christmas rush. Head chef David Pulis said the process of chocolate maki

TVM with prime time feature about the Malta Chocolate Factory!

Posted On December 8, 2017 - Updated 9 December, 2017 9:41am Report: Keith Demicoli An Australian national decided to create a tourist attraction in Malta – a hand-made chocolate factory with the aim of starting a chocolate tradition with a Maltese touch for tourists. Nine out of every ten persons love to eat chocolate, with estimates showing that the Maltese consume an yearly average of seven kilograms of chocolate. Inspired by his passion for chocolate and Malta, Australian Neil Hitchcock opened an artisan chocolate factory in the Maltese islands. He said: “the idea came because we thought there wasn’t anything here at the moment that celebrated the fun of chocolate on the Maltese islands

Lovin Malta features Malta Chocolate factory opening!

The Malta Chocolate Factory was featured on Lovin Malta! Yup! That's right... we're making headlines! Below is the article which was kindly featured by them! A day without chocolate is a day without sunshine! That's the motto stuck on one of the walls of the Malta Chocolate Factory which opened in Bugibba last month in July. And if you live for chocolate fountains, you want to head there as soon as possible. Malta Chocolate Factory is a new destination for chocoholic tourists and locals. Patrons can watch chocolate being handmade in the kitchen and sample the delights throughout the day. You can even try pairing chocolate with wine! The shop includes a virtual reality tour of a cocoa plantat

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