Links to other collectors' sites:
|Welcome to my chocolate wrappers world||Kinga Forika - collector of chocolate wrappers from Romania. Collect only wrappers of 100g bar or bigger but no smaller ones.|
|The chocolate wrappers museum||Martin Mihal - collector of chocolate wrappers from Czech Republic.|
Collector wrappers from Belgium. Collect wrappers of " BAR " chocolate flavoured BANANA. ( chocolate : breadth +/- 2,5 centimeter , heigt +/- 1,5 centimeter .) (weight 30 g to 75 g) NOT TABLET. (flat - wide) Not banana with other fruit. All country. All brands. All age.
|Peter Krnac||Collector of chocolate wrappers from Slovak Republic. Collect wrappers of chocolate tablets, bars and slabs only, no something like Mars, Snickers, Twix, Bounty or other similar products.|
|Luiz Carlos Pinho||Collector of chocolate bars and chocolate candies from Brasil.|
|Juergen's Homepage: chocolate wrappers||Jürgen Carius - collector of chocolate wrappers from Japan.|
|The Candy Box||
Fabricio Romero - collector of chocolate wrappers from Mexico.
|Tamara Bernshtam||Collector of chocolate wrappers from Israel.|
|CHOC||Mcluck – collector chocolate wrappers from Russia. Collect wrappers with chocolate.|
|Chocolader||Mr./Mrs. Chocolater - collectors from Russia. They haveave a nice site but it was not updated long time.|
|Sven Stabroth||Collector of chocolate wrappers from Germany.|
|World of chocolate wrappers||Ing. Stanislav Kramsky collector of chocolate wrappers from Chech Republic.And this site is about chocolate and cocoa museums, for chocoholics and people who are interested in chocolate and cocoa.|
|BuddyWorX - Meine Schokoladenseite||Annett from Germany|
|Jean-François LOPEZ||Collect chocolate wrappers 100g and 200g (France)|
|Jan Lněnička||Collector of chocolate wrappers (Czech Republic)|
|Chocolate wrappers museum||Pawel Piwosz - chocolate wrappers collector from Poland.|
|Opakowania po czekoladach||Roman BUCHAŁA - Collector of chocolate wrappers 100gr, Poland|
|LE MONDE DES CHOCOLATERIES BELGES||Website about wrappers and chocolate factories of Belgium.|
|Candy Wrapper Archive||Richard Saunders collects wrappers from the USA.|
|Schokosammlung||Sven Schmoranzer - chocolate wrappers collector from Germany|
|Chocolate wrappers||M. Evripidou|
Links to chocolate manufacturers' home pages:
Factory ”Rossija” from Samara, Russia. Joint-Stock Company " Russia-1 ", the general distributor of Open Society TO "Russia", is organized in February, 1992. Field of activity - wholesale and retail trade in food stuffs. The basic direction of activity - sale of food stuffs of trade marks “Nestle”, "Russia", "Savinov".
Joint-Stock Company Moscow Confectionary factory "Red October".
|Babaev||Joint-Stock Company Moscow Confectionary factory "Babaev".|
|Kraft Foods Ukraine||Site of company " Kraft Foods - Ukraine", manufacturer of chocolate "Korona" and others.|
|Svitoch||Resource of the large manufacturer of chocolate in the Ukrainian market — companies "Svitoch".|
|Babaevskiy chocolate||The history begins with the founder of confectionery business Abrikosov - serf Stepan from the Penza province, delivered to a table of the landowner various delicacies and sweets. Especially it managed products from apricots: a fruit candy and jam. Result of successful works of Stepan became the small collective manufacture opened in Moscow in 1804. Stepan with the family served evenings, weddings of merchants and officials, gradually popularity of its family grew, and for unsurpassed art to create sweets from apricots of its steel to name Apricot. In October, 1814 Stepan's descendants have already officially received a surname Abrikosov (Apricot).|
|RotFront||ROT FRONT has been based in 1826 by merchants Lenov. From the beginning there was a handicraft workshop where did caramel and candy , processing 5 poods (80 kg) sugar in day. The owner of a workshop was Ekaterina Lenov grandfather - factories last owner up to 1917...|
|Portal Arcor Brasil||Arcor - chocolate factory in Brasil.|
|Garoto||One of the three largest chocolate manufactures of the Southern Hemisphere, Chocolates Garoto has a high technology industrial plant installed in Vila Velha, Municipality located in the surroundings of Vitória, Capital of the State of Espírito Santo, Brazil.|
|Top Cau||Founded in 1994, in Sao Paulo, Top Cau is a company that develops, produces and sells high quality made of chocolate.|
|Pobeda vkusa||Great site about chocolate. There you will find the first recipe of the European chocolate described in the medical book of Antoniode Ledesma.|
This sweet legend was born in 1870, when the German manufacturer Theodore Rigert founded the first candy factory in Riga and gave it his name. The new enterprise became one of the industrial leaders in the Baltics and Russia.
In 1993 Laima was privatised and became a joint stock company. Today, as decades ago, Laima faces high competition from foreign manufacturers, but people of Riga and Latvia do not change their tastes and stay faithful to their favourite sweets.
|Panda||Oy Panda Ab is a confectionery factory, established in 1920. Through an acquisition made in 2000, Panda became the largest Finnish-owned confectionery factory in Finland. A new record was achieved in 2001, when over 3 million of Panda´s Assorted Chocolates, 300g boxes were sold.|
|Kultasuklaa||Kultasuklaa Oy ("Golden Chocolate Ltd"), was founded in 1990 in the famous glass-making village of Iittala, in Southern Finland. Kultasuklaa Oy is a unique factory specialising in hand-made production of chocolates in every imaginable shape and flavour.|
|Cloetta Fazer||Cloetta Fazer is the Nordic region’s largest chocolate and sugar confectionery company, with a market share of 22 per cent. Cloetta Fazer’s twelve prioritesed brands are Karl Fazer, Kexchoklad, Dumle, Geisha, Polly, Ässät, Tutti Frutti, Pantteri/Salta katten, Center, Marianne, Tyrkisk Peber and Plopp. Cloetta Fazer has three production facilities, one in Sweden and two in Finland. Cloetta was founded in Copenhagen during 1862 and Fazer in Helsinki during 1891.|
|Lindt Switzerland||The story begins in 1845. The confectioner, David Sprüngli-Schwarz and his inventive son, Rudolf Sprüngli- Ammann, own a small confectionery shop in the Marktgasse of Zurich's Old Town.|
|Kraš||KRAS d.d. Food Industry, Zagreb has become the largest manufacturer of confectionery products in the South-Eastern Europe. In 1911, KRAS was the first in Croatia and among the first in Europe to master the demanding technology necessary for chocolate manufacture. Nearly 100 years of tradition and constant advances in quality and manufacturing have made Kras chocolate an outstanding product, esteemed by connoisseurs the world over for its rich aromatic flavor and fine ingredients.|
|Volshebnitsa||In Moscow in day of a holiday « 500 years of chocolate » have been established a new record. Confectionery factory " Volshebnitsa " has presented all visitors of a holiday the greatest present chocolate tile in the world. This product of confectionery art neither weighed much, nor it is not enough 500 kg, its length has made 2733 mm, width of 1248 mm, and height - 140 mm. The chocolate has been packed into the present foil and a paper label.|
Dr James Schlatter, a researcher at Searle Laboratories, discovered aspartame in 1965. In the course of tests on amino acids, quite by chance Dr Schlatter touched a finger to his lips and found it had the pleasant taste of sugar.
Aspartame was approved as a sweetener for table use in France in 1979. It was launched on the French market the same year, under the name of 'Canderel', a combination of 'candi' or sugar cane and 'airelles' - the French name for bilberries.
1932 The company is founded in Kreuzlingen by Mr. Heinrich Weibel.
1950 The property changes from Mr. Weibel to Mr. Walter Müller...
1956 The company statute is modified to a shareholders company in possession of the Müller family.
|Plamil Foods Ltd||Plamil (then Plantmilk Ltd) was created to manufacture a 'milk' from vegetable source, and made UK history by pioneering British made Soy milk in 1965. This was formulated by nutritionists and fortified to cater for the average vegan requirement.|
|Kalev Grupp||The main activity of AS Kalev Chocolate Factory is the manufacturing of chocolate and sugar confectionery products and sales of chocolate, sugar and flour confectionery products.|
|Swiss Navy||Founded as a limited company by a team of pastille production and marketing professionals with a para-medical background. The success and dynamics of this Zurich based company come from a focus on searching out and quickly fill niches with unique quality natural products in the Swiss and international dietary supplement ,chocolate and mint pastille sector.|
|Wawel||Wawel S.A is one of the oldest confectionery plants in Poland. In 1898 Adam Piasecki founded a confectionery company in Cracow.|
|Cadbury Australia||Cadbury is a company with a long history in Australia and a passionate commitment to making everyone feel happy. 1824 The one-man business John Cadbury, a young Quaker, opens his grocery store at 93 Bull Street, Birmingham, England. He is 22 years old and sells tea, coffee, hops, mustard and a new sideline, cocoa and drinking chocolate, which he prepares himself using a mortar and pestle. This one-man business is the foundation of Cadbury Limited - today one of the world’s largest producers of chocolate. John Cadbury has a considerable flair for advertisement and promotion. His plate-glass shop window, the first in Birmingham, attracts considerable attention.|
|Schokolade Quadrate Ritter Sport||
1912 The year the company was founded. Alfred Ritter and Clara Ritter, née Göttle, marry in Bad Cannstatt. After their wedding, they open a joint concern in Innere Moltkestrasse in Bad Cannstatt. 1919 Increasing sales necessitate a move to Wilhelmstrasse 16 in Bad Cannstatt. The Ritter family bring their own brand of chocolate onto the market: Alrika (Alfred Ritter Cannstatt).
The chocolate square is launched. Clara Ritter’s suggestion that they should produce a square bar of chocolate quickly met with approval by the family. Her argument: “Let’s make a chocolate bar that will fit in any sport’s jacket pocket without breaking, and yet still weighs the same as the normal long bar of chocolate.” The chocolate square was given the name Ritter’s Sport Schokolade (Ritter’s Sport Chocolate).
|Kraft Foods Hellas Greece|
|Irish Handmade Chocolates||Back in 1932, Dubliners were looking to Europe for new fashions and tastes. From the heart of Georgian Dublin, a Mrs Bailey-Butler began to develop a range of handmade chocolates. She was soon to become the first and foremost chocolatier in Ireland. Mrs Bailey-Butler’s chocolates were sophisticated and unusual and they brought a touch of continental luxury to Ireland. The range includes truffles, pralines, fondant and crème fraîche chocolates in milk, dark and white chocolate. Varieties such as Orange Marzipan, Cerise au Kirsch, Tangerine Praline and Hazelnut Truffle appeal to the discerning chocolate lover.|
|Primola||A legend says that god Quetzalcoatl gave the cocoa tree as a gift to an aztec king in order to soothe his pain caused by the death of his wife, killed by the enemies while he went to war.|
|Supreme Group||Made out of natural, best quality ingredients, PRIMOLA chocolate is so good that you would not share it with anyone :)|
|Milka - Kezdőlap|
|Bogatyr||Confectionery factory " Bogatyr " for all fans sweet lets out wide assortment of confectionery products: a dairy and dark confectionery tile of various formats and weights, with various additives and sweets with stuffings.|
|Nestle South Africa||n the 1860s Henri Nestlé, a pharmacist, developed a food for babies who were unable to breastfeed. His first success was a premature infant who could not tolerate his mother's milk or any of the usual substitutes. People quickly recognized the value of the new product, after Nestlé's new formula saved the child's life, and soon, Farine Lactée Henri Nestlé was being sold in much of Europe.|
|Spartak||The confectionery factory «Spartak» ist the greatest manufacturer of sweets in Belarus. The history of the factory dates back to the year 1924, when the confectionery-producing plant «Prosvet» was inaugurated in Gomel. The today’s name was given to the enterprise on November 8th, 1931.|
Toms Confectionery Group is engaged in the development, production and sales of high quality chocolate, liquorice and sugar confectionery.
Toms Confectionery Group is headquartered in Denmark with corporate offices and factories in Denmark, Sweden and England.
|Nachfolger||Nachfolger specialized in production of luxury confectionary, chocolate biscuits, chocolate miniatures and bonbons.|
|Scharffen Berger||Few people outside the chocolate manufacturing industry (and that includes many confectioners) realize how many precise steps contribute to the transformation of cacao beans into the almost magical food we know as chocolate. To get an inside look at how Scharffen Berger makes chocolate - virtual tour.|
|Rotstern||The Rotstern und Co. KG arose by Umfirmierung on the 1st January, 2004 from the commercial house Twaite shads. The enterprise in the heart of Thuringia is since 1990 a reliable and highly competitive partner of the candy specialized trade and the LEH in Germany.|
|Heidi||In Romania, the success of the Laderach group is continued by Heidi Chocolats Suisse. The company came into being in 1994 with 15 people, and it currently counts more than 300 employees. The Production Manager is a Swiss as well as the rules.|
|Sladushka||In the Europe Swisses eat chocolate more, than others – 11 kg a year, the average German eats 9 kg and consequently it is advanced by Englishmen (10 kg) while the Frenchmen, obviously, love wine more, therefore chocolate they consume no more than 7 kg. World leadership is kept strongly by Americans (13 kg), 90 which % eat chocolate every day. Inhabitants of Belarus and Russians strongly lag behind them, consuming only about 3 kg a year.|
Barry Callebaut is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa, chocolate and confectionery products – from the cocoa bean to the finished product on the store shelf.
Many people have believed – since ancient times – that cocoa and chocolate have aphrodisiac powers, stimulating one’s love life. Is this a myth? Then what about the tales of Casanova and the Marquis De Sade who consumed chocolate in large amounts and offered the food of the gods to their female fan club to sharpen their appetite? Well, it’s fun to believe it is so, yet it seems there is no hard scientific proof for this.
Chocolate is not addictive, in the sense that it does not contain addictive substances. But chocoholics do exist though, don’t they? They do, but in quite a harmless way. Consuming chocolate is not merely overwhelming in taste, to some people it also has a comforting, positive psychological effect. An effect that pleases a lot of people, just like the thrill of reading a good book, filling in crosswords or watching a good movie.
|Pergale||The history of Vilniaus pergalė AB dates back to the foundation of the confectionery factory Pergalė in 1952. At the moment, Vilniaus pergalė AB is the confectionery factory that produces the widest variety of products in the Baltic States. For over fifty years, products such as chocolate, chocolate sweets and biscuits have been known for their high quality and original recipes.|
|Union Edel Chocolade||Since 1997 the company has specialised in the production and commercialisation of Neapolitans.|
|Kraft Foods Lithuania|
Poltava confectionery factory is one of the most outstanding enterprises of picturesque Poltava. At the beginning of the XX-Th century a town upon the Vorskla river was one of the centres of confectionery industry of the Left-bank Ukraine. In Poltava there were plenty of confectionery artels, that supplied sweets far beyond the Poltava province.
After the October revolution these mini-factories were nationalised and united into one confectionery enterprise under the title “ State confectionery factory” by a decision of Province Council of people’s agriculture.
|Belynda Group||Ersa Food Industry, a member of Belinda Group od Companies, was established in 02.04.1998 in Esenyurt-İstanbul in Turkey.|
|Hershey's do Brasil|
|RKK Trade||Ramenskij Confectionery Combine has been based in 1999 in area of Ramensk of the Moscow area, village Kuznetsovo. In August, 2005 in the Samara has been created the factory on cracer's manufacture. Today Ramenskiij is the confectionery company which is letting out more of 70 names of production. All production of combine has a semi-annual period of storage.|
Links to sites with common chocolate related information:
|World of chocolate||Denis "Jazzy" and Kirill "Wolfhound" site about chocolate: history of chocolate and cocoa tree.|
|The Ukrainian confectioner||The catalogue of the Ukrainian chocolates.|
|Chocolate Aljonka||You read interesting facts about brend «Aljonka», about important properties of confectionery products and also about influence of chocolate on health and good mood!|
|Elite chocolate "Vdohnovenije"||
Variants of the name of new chocolate was very much, but as a result of long disputes have stopped on one "Inspiration". Registration of chocolate with the image of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia and dancing ballet dancers is executed by the artist of the project Irina Zelenskoj.
|The incorporated confectioners||« The incorporated confectioners » — one of the largest Holdings in the Europe uniting 15 enterprises across all Russia specializing on release of confectionery products.|
|Dutch Cocoa||DUTCH COCOA continues long tradition of manufacturing high quality cocoa products which began in 1863. The history of Cocoa and production process.|
On the following pages you will learn interesting facts about the history, production, and economic significance of the Swiss chocolate industry along with other topics relating to chocolate.
|Belinda||Ersa Food Company|
|Lavazza||Very beautiful site.|
|The chocolate review||Chocolate Bar Review|
Links to miscellaneous sites not related to chocolate thematics:
|ArtWeb||ArtWeb Ltd. is an Estonian capital based company, which deals with professional web, Internet shopping, portals and information systems.|
|FPS Ports||This site is about graphical modifications made for old and famous "First Person Shooter" (FPS) games.|