Treat yourself to the finest, artisanal, Australian made chocolate.

When it comes to indulging in premium chocolate, Australia has a hidden treasure trove of delectable options beyond the familiar Cadbury and Nestle. Crafted with passion, expertise, and having an unwavering commitment to quality, these luxury Australian chocolate brands cater to discerning connoisseurs who appreciate life’s finer flavours.

Whether you’re a seasoned chocolate aficionado or a curious newcomer, these artisanal Australian chocolate brands promise a journey of taste and delight. So, get your palate ready to savour the finest, decadent bites with our guide to the best gourmet Australian chocolate brands!

<strong>Haigh’s Chocolate</strong>
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Haigh’s Chocolate

A venerable name in premium Australian chocolate, Haigh’s Chocolate has been delighting taste buds since 1915. Their commitment to quality begins with raw UTZ-certified cocoa beans, leading to some of the most renowned and luxurious chocolate produced across Australia. Creative and unique flavours such as Milk Mango and Dark Passionfruit Fudge can be purchased across their 22 stores across the country including Adelaide, Melbourne, and Sydney. So pick up Haigh’s Easter bilby – a seasonal favourite – and treat yourself to the luxurious chocolates of Haigh’s.

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<strong>Koko Black</strong>
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Koko Black

You know this had to be on our list as one of the best gourmet chocolate brands in Australia. Handcrafted, premium chocolates are truly Koko Black’s forte. And, it comes to no surprise that Koko Black is always elevating Melbourne’s chocolate game with sensational black, milk, and white chocolate treats with quirky flavours like Raspberry Liquorice and Espresso Martini. Add on the range of vegan friendly chocolates, and you have no reason to skip the delicious chocolates of Koko Black.

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<strong>Monsieur Truffe</strong>
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Monsieur Truffe

From humble beginnings at Melbourne’s Prahran market, Monsieur Truffe has risen to international acclaim as one of the finest chocolate makers in Victoria. Each of these organic, sustainably packaged chocolates feel like a gift from a bygone era of handmade chocolate and rural craft that you can’t help but fall in love with. But the real magic is when you unwrap the bar to reveal these delicious, award-winning chocolates featuring flavours such as Native PlumsCaramel Specks, and Caramelised Almonds. A slice of Parisian chocolate right on Lygon Street, say bonjour to the folks at Monsieur Truffe!

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351 Lygon St, Brunswick East, VIC 3057
<strong>Ms Peacock Confections</strong>
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Ms Peacock Confections

Known by her delightful alias, Lisa Morley, Ms Peacock knows how to make a delicious block of chocolate. As a trained pastry chef, Ms Peacock in New South Wales weaves magic into her chocolates, creating whimsical confections that feel as though they’ve come straight out of Willy Wonka. Strawberry Neapolitan, Caramel Caviar and even Smoked Sea Salt Buttercrunch are just few of the flavours coming out this extraordinary chocolate shop. Using only the finest quality natural ingredients, with no artificial flavours or preservatives, you can be sure of quality when biting into Ms Peacock’s chocolates.

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Unit 2/6-10 Owen St, Mittagong, NSW 2575

<strong>Pana Organic</strong>
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Pana Organic

Renowned for their delicious handmade products, Pana Organic is one Australian made chocolate brand you need to add to your shopping list. Founded in Melbourne by Pana Barbounis, this gluten free chocolatiers are praised for their ethically sourced ingredients from around the globe and their plant-based, dairy- and gluten-free chocolates and Easter eggs. As their business has grown, so too has their range which now includes chocolate spread, dessert sticks and more. Discover delicious and nourishing goodness of this ethical Australian chocolate brands today!

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Founded in 2006 by expert chocolatier Michelle Morgan, Zokoko is a true gem nestled in the Blue Mountains. The dedication of this artisanal chocolate shop in New South Wales shines through in every bar, crafting unique flavours including Goddess Milk and Sea Salt & Tasmanian Pepperberry. Zokoko’s chocolate has been praised for their rich flavours, with their Alto Bene Bolivian 68% Dark Chocolate clinching the gold medal at the Sydney Royal Chocolate Competition. So for some of the most refined and sophisticated chocolate in Australia, take a bite from Zokoko.

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Eco Blue Business Park, 3/90/84 Old Bathurst Rd, Emu Heights, NSW 2750

Feel good with every bite thanks to our guide to the Top 8 Australian Made Ethical Chocolate Brands. Or, discover more of Melbourne’s famed dessert scene with a visit to one of The Top 5 Artisanal Chocolate Shops in Melbourne.

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