Our Roots

As a second generation candy making family, our passion is creating craveable ways to combine modern and fresh flavors with our proud European heritage. Carefully crafted innovations come to life in our central coast California Chocolate Factory where we layer the most fun, flavorful, ethically sourced ingredients we can find with deliciously decadent chocolates.

The result: A collection of snackable, sharable, and giftable everyday indulgence that you’re sure to enjoy…and feel good about!

Here’s to you and your amazingly good taste

Journey to the American Dream

After 35 years, we continue to enjoy building our business together and yes, we still eat chocolate. Honestly, rarely a day goes by that we don’t eat at least a little. If you are a candy maker, you have to love candy and you have to be a perpetual kid. Work should be fun; if it’s not, it is a miserable way to spend the better part of your day.

– Brad van Dam, CEO

– Troy van Dam, President