VILLARS MAITRE CHOCOLATIER is a Swiss chocolate company founded in 1901 by William Kaiser in the city of Fribourg. It takes its name from the commune of Villars-sur-Glâne, where the factory was formerly established. Villars is one of the last of the traditional and exclusive chocolate-makers in Switzerland, a country world-famous for producing the best chocolate. With the values of “perfection, tradition, innovation” as a motto, Villars has been masterfully transforming only the best ingredients into extraordinary treats for over a century. The secret: the finest cocoa grains toasted in site, the best milk from the region, and a thorough age-old “small batch” process. The result: a high quality chocolate of exceptionally smooth texture and elegant flavor. This led the company to won numerous awards as well as to be chosen for many royal engagements.
At Villars, where the art of chocolate meets an innovative spirit, the maîtres are constantly developing novel delicious treats for all the chocolate lovers in the world.
There is some controversy over the origins of the chocolate truffles, but whether they were invented by the French pâtissiers Louis Dufour or Auguste Escoffier, there is no doubt about the sublime taste of this small exquisite confection. Stäbz Chocolate Truffles inscribes in the best truffle tradition creating a simple yet complex chocolate treasure. The truffles are manufactured only with the finest ingredients, following the unique recipe of Henry Stabholz, founder of Stäbz. The truffles have the shape of a sweet chocolate rounded mountain, slightly dusted with cocoa powder, adding a dash of bitterness for better balance of the flavors. The heart of this luscious treat is ganache, with Cocoa, Marc de Champagne, Caramel or Hazelnuts filling. Stäbz Chocolate Truffles are a celebration, tiny pleasure doses waiting to be discovered and unraveled.
As they melt in your mouth, they unleash a wave of flavors that awakens the senses and ignites the heart.