The Mengler family has a long history with the land and food of Australia, from the first vineyards established in the Barossa Valley of South Australia in 1834
Cravve chocolate was established in 1999 to bring single origin chocolate to the Australian cafe scene.
With a focus on local ,indigenous cacao beans of the Austral -Pacific Basin
cacao beans have a history dating back to the early 1600’s. When cocoa trees were introduced by Spanish sailors returning to Spain from Sth America
We hand craft our chocolate using traditional machines and processes without added colours, flavours , processing chemical aids or emulsifiers.
In resent times consumers have been seeking vegan, dairy free, paleo, keto, sugar free alternative chocolate.
These variations have been incorporated into our range.
The cacao beans we use are sourced from small lot farmers with the returns going direct to their bank accounts.
So you are assured the purchase of our chocolate benefits local community farmers across the Asia- Pacific at pricing more than double the world price.
Our farm in the beautiful Tallebudgera Valley of Queensland provides a year round source of indigenous fruits for use in our chocolate products.
Davidson plum, finger limes, sunshine limes , lemon myrtle among the most popular
Peter Mengler- chocolate maker