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F.E.P.’s Chocolate List

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The list below reflects Food Empowerment Project’s most recent research on companies that make vegan products containing chocolate to find out if they source their chocolate from areas where slavery can still be found.

Companies such as Nestlé, Mars, and others are culpable, but are not listed as they do not make vegan products.

This list is not comprehensive. We continue to reach out to more companies and will be updating the list as we receive responses. Again, all of the companies make vegan chocolates but they may also sell non-vegan chocolates – we have tried to help, but we encourage you to read the ingredients to be sure.

Understanding Food Empowerment Project’s Chocolate list 

  Chocolate we feel comfortable recommending 
– 22 Days nutrition
– 365 Dark Chocolate Bar (Whole Foods Market)
– A.D.D. (Alternative Delectable Delights)
– Agostoni (fair trade only)
– Ah!Laska
– Alce Nero’s dark chocolate
– Allegro Coffee Company
– Allison’s Gourmet
– ALOHA
– Alter Eco
– Alternativa 3 (Spain)
– Amano
– Amy’s
– Amy’s DriveThru
– Andean Dream
– Ananda (EU)
– Antidote
– Angell Chocolate Bars
– Ara Chocolat
– Artisan du Chocolat
– Artisana
– Askinosie
– BEAR (England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales)
– Be.Raw. Chocolate
– Bixby Bar: ONLY Birdie, Heart’s Delight & Whippersnapper
– Bonnievilles
– Bonvita
– Booja-Booja (England, Ireland, Scotland & Wales)
– Briskbars
– Budi Bar
– Bulletproof
– CaCoCo
– Charm School Chocolate
– Choc & Nut
– CHOC Chick Raw Chocolates Ltd. (Australia, EU & USA)
– ChocAlive!
– Cocanú
– ChocStars (Belgium Chocolate Source)
– Chocolate Amatller (single-origin bar Ecuador only)
– Chocolate and Love
– Chocolate Decadence
– Chocolate Hollow
– Chocolate Ibarra
– Chocolate Inspirations, Inc
– Chocolates El Rey
– Chocolatl
– chocolita
– ChocoSol Traders
– Choquiero Organic chocolates
– Chuao Chocolatier
– Chunks of Energy
– Ciranda
– Claudio Corallo
– Coco Caravan
– Cocoa Cravings
– Cocoa Loco
– CocoLicious
– Cocolo (Australia & New Zealand)
– Coconut Bliss (they were bought by a dairy company)
– Coconut Organics
– Coconut Secret
– Coco-Zen
– Conscious Chocolate (Australia, Dubai and Europe)
– The Cookie Counter
– The Co-operative (England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales)
– Coracao Confections
– Core Foods (Defender Meal only)
– Cornbread Café (Eugene OR)
– Cotton Tree Chocolate (70% bar – only in Belize)
– Crispy Cat
– Cupcake Royale
– Dandelion Chocolate
– Dave’s Midnight Bakery
– Denman Island Chocolate
– Divine
– Divine Organics (raw cacao products)
– Earth Balance
– Earth Circle Organics
– East Maui Chocolate
– eat chic
– Eat Pastry
Edensoy (http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/eden-foods-tries-to-opt-out-of-obamacare-birth-control-coverage/Content?oid=1640622)
– Elevate (artisan cakes and pastries, made with compassion)
– Eli Bars
– Emmy’s Organics
– Endangered Species (Organic dark chocolate only)
– Endorfin
– Equal Exchange
– Essential Living Foods
– eSutras organics
– Ethicoco (England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales)
– evo hemp
– The Fearless Chocolate Company
– feedyourface
– Feel Good Desserts
– Frontier
– Full Tilt Ice Cream
– Garden of Life
– Gefle Chocolaterie (EU)
– Gemini
– Genuto
– Giddy Yoyo
– Global Organics
– Gnosis
– Gone Pie Vegan Bakery
– GO*DO Chocolate (Espresso Coffee and Sicilian Almonds) (England, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Scotland, Wales)
– Go Macro’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Crunch
– Go Raw
– Gopal’s Healthfoods
– Goss Chocolate (dark and special dark chocolate, nibs and cocoa powder)
– Great Bean
– Healthforce Superfoods
– Healthworks
– Herbs America
– Holy Kakow Chocolate
– Honest Chocolate (South Africa)
– Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery
– Hotel Chocolat (Europe, Americas, Far East)
– iChoc
– Il Modicano
– inSpiral (England)
– IQ Superfood Chocolate
– Jelina Chocolatier
– Jem Raw Chocolate
– Jen’s Zen
– JJ’s Sweets
– Jollyum (England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales)
– Just Pure Foods
– Justin’s Nut Butter (http://www.foodnavigator-usa.com/People/Justin-Gold-on-why-he-got-into-bed-with-Hormel)
– Kaia Foods (Alive & Radiant)
– Kakaw Belizean Chocolate (Belize)
– Kallari Chocolate
– Keen-wah (Essential Living Foods)
– Kopali Organics
– kosuma Whole Food Energy™
– Kroger Cocoa Powder
– Kur Organic Superfoods
– La Siembra – Cocoa Camino
– Lagusta’s Luscious
– L’Amourette
– Lake Champlain Chocolates (only Blue Bandana, Almonds & Sea Salt, Peruvian Dark, Cherries & Chocolate and Spicy Aztec)
– Late July
– Liebhart’s Gesundkost (Germany)
– Lifefood
– Live On Chocolate
– Live Superfoods (their name brand only)
– Living Food of St. Ives
– Living Raw
– LivWell, LLC
– Love Bean
– Love Street Livin
– Lovechock (Europe)
– Lovecrafted Vegan Baking
– Lover Raw Chocolate
– Loving Earth (New Zealand)
– Lulu’s Chocolates
– Lune Chocolat
– Lydia’s Organics
– Madécasse’s Chocolate
– Madre Chocolate
– Mama Ganache
– Manifest Chocolates
– Manifesto Cacao
– Manoa Chocolate Hawaii (only bars with 72%+ cocoa)
– Marks & Spencer (single origin)
– Marthomi (Rice Mice, Zero Zebra)
– Mary’s Gone Crackers
– Mast Brothers Chocolate
– Mayesa
– Metabolic Response Modifiers (MRM)
– Michel Cluizel (Dark Chocolate, Single Estate)
– Mindo Chocolate
– Mister Sister
– Molly Moon’s (except Vegan ‘Scout’ Mint flavor)
– Molucca Craft Chocolate
– Montezuma’s (England, Ireland, Scotland & Wales)
– Moo Free Chocolates
– Multiple Organics
– MULU Organic Raw Chocolate (England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales)
– Natur-a (Canada)
– Natural Balance Foods (Europe & USA)(Trek and Nakd)
– Nature’s Path
– Navitas Naturals
– Nelly’s Organics
– Newman’s Own
– New Tree
– New York Superfoods
– NibMor
– Nicobella Organics
– Nirvana Belgian Chocolates
– No Cow Chocolate
– Noah & Co.
– Not Your Sugar Mamas
– Nova Monda Cacao & Chocolate
– Numi Organic Tea
– Nutiva (hemp protein powder chocolate shake)
– NuttZo
– The Oakland Chocolate Company
– Oaxacabar
– Obsessive Confection Disorder
– Ombar
– Omnon
– One Degree Organic Foods
– Organica (Venture Foods)
– Organic Nectars
– Original Beans
– Organic Fair
– Organic Food Bar
– Orgran
– Ostara
– Pana Chocolate (Australia, England)
– Parliament Chocolate
– PASCHA
– Patric Chocolate
– Perfect Fit (Tone it up)
– Perfect Fuel Chocolate
– Plamil
– Poco Dolce (bars only)
– PRANA
– President’s Choice
– Pulsin’ (England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales)
– Pure Bar
– Raaka Virgin Chocolate
– Rainbow Bakery (Bloomington, IN)
– Ranger Chocolate Company
– Rapunzel
– Rausch Plantagen-Shokolade
– the raw chocolate co (Australia and Europe)
– Rawmio
– Raw Ecstasy (England)
– Raw Health (Australia, Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore & US)
– Raw Imagination (England)
– Raw Nibbles (England)
– Raw Revolution
– RAWR Chocolate (Europe)
– Rawxies
– Real Bar
– Real Food Source (Europe)
– René Rey Chocolates
– República del Cacao
– Rescue Chocolate
– Righteously Raw
– Ritual Chocolate
– Rogue Chocolatier
– Roo’Bar (Australia, Europe & United Arab Emirates)
– Sacred Chocolate
– Salazon Chocolate
– Sambazon
– Santa Barbara Chocolate
– Santosha Chocolate
– SaviSeed
– Scarborough Fair (New Zealand)
– Science Kitchen (England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales)
– Scream Sorbet
– Seed and Bean Chocolates
– Shaman Chocolates
– Simply Raw
– Sjaak’s Organic Chocolates
– Skydottir Epic Cookies
– So Delicious® Dairy Free (organic only)
– Solkiki
– Spagnvola
– Squarebar
– Stirs the Soul
– Sunburst Superfoods (their name brand only)
– Sunflour Baking Company
– Sunfood’s Chocolate
– Sweet Eats
– Sweet & Sara
– Sweet Revolution
– Sweetriot (riotBar only)
– Taza Chocolates
– Teeccino
– Temptation
– Tesco Single Origin Bars only (except for Ivory Coast Bar) (outside of the US)
– Theo Chocolate
– Thesis (skin care & makeup)
– Tierra Farm (organic and organic fair trade only)
– Travel Chocolate
– TruJoy Sweets
– Twenty-Four Blackbirds Chocolate
– Ulimana
– Ultimate SuperFoods (Ojio)
– Vegan Treats
– Veganica Pty Ltd (Rawganic Chocolate & CocoLuscious Coconut Ice Cream) Australia
– Vego (Germany)
– Videri Chocolate Factory
– Vitacost Brand (cocoa powder)
– Vivani
– VO2 Vegan Cafe (MA) (only O2 Vegan Café chocolate bars, cocoa, homemade smoothies)
– Wei of Chocolate
– well.fed. by Alicia Smiley
– The Wellington Chocolate Factory (Australia, Hong Kong, & New Zealand)
– Wellness Foods (The Simply Bar)
– Whistler Chocolate
– Wholesome Chow
– Wild Boar’s Dark Chocolate (Hagensborg Chocolates)
– Wilderness Family Naturals
– Wonder Food Company
– Woodblock Chocolate Manufactory
– YAWP!
– YesCacao
– Zenergy Powerballs
– Zimt Artisan Chocolates
– Zing Nutrition Bars
– Zotter

Recommended – Giving them the benefit of the doubt
– Felchlin
– TCHO

Cannot recommend
– Delicaseys Chocolates
– Hershey’s
– NÓI SÍRÍUS’s chocolate (dark)
– Scharffen Berger (owned by Hershey)
– Stuffed Cakes

Cannot recommend but are working on the issues in various ways
– ABC Bakers (Girl Scout Cookies)
– ALDI (Moser-Roth)
– Alpro (Alpro Soya and Provamel)
– Amella
– Amore di Mona
– Amy E’s Bakery
– Ananda Foods
– Barry Callebaut
– Beech’s
– Bensdorp
– Beyond Dark
– Bissinger’s Handcrafted Chocolatier
– Blommer
– Boulder Cookie
– Chocolat Stella*
– Chocolove
– Chocoveda
– Clif Bar
– Creek House Patisserie
– Deliss Chocolate
– Dilettante
– Dr. Oetker USA, LLC
– Enjoy Life
– Go Max Go
– Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews (Just Born)
– Guittard Chocolate Company
– The Healthy Baking Company
– The Inspired Cookie
– Kashi
– Lazy Day Foods (England, Ireland, Scotland & Wales)
– LEDA Chocolate (Australia & New Zealand)
– Lily’s
– Little Brownie Bakers (Girl Scout Cookies)
– Liz Lovely Cookies
– Mariposa Baking Company
– Morning Sunshine Breakfast Cookies
– NOW
– NuNaturals, Inc.
– OCHO Candy
– Pacific Natural Foods
– Pangea
– Schmerling’s
– Silver Spoon (England)
– Simply Lite
– Starbucks
– Strauss
– Svelte
– Summerdown Pure Mint Chocolate Mint Thins
– Sunwarrior*
– Sweet William (New Zealand)
– Thorntons
– Tony’s Chocolonely
– TradeAid (New Zealand)
– Terra Nostra
– VEGA
– Villars
– Wayfare
– Whittaker’s (Australia & New Zealand)
– World’s Finest Chocolate
– Xan Confections

Cannot recommend but at least responded
– Alternative Baking Company
– Brooklyn Dark
– Cacao Barry
– Choffy Brewed Chocolate
– Coco Maya (England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales)
– Dagoba (owned by Hershey)
– Dr. Fuhrman’s Cocoa Powder
– Feed Your Face
– FINE & RAW
– Hail Merry
– Hampton Creek
– Home Free
– Kirkland (CostCo)
– Lindt (Ghirardelli Chocolate)
– Lucy’s Cookies
– Lush Gourmet Foods
– Maisie Jane’s California Sunshine
– Mom’s Munchies
– No Whey! Chocolates
– Olive & Sinclair’s Chocolate
– Pamela’s Products
– Peter’s Chocolate
– PlantFusion
– Premium Chocolatiers
– Pudology (England, Ireland, Scotland, & Wales)
– Ritter
– Sanders Candy
– See’s Candies
– Shoko Chocolates
– Simple Truth Organic®
– Steve’s Ice Cream
– Theobroma Chocolat
– Three Sisters Cereal (MOM Brands)
– Tofutti
– Unigra Chocolate
– UNREAL
– Valrhona
– Whole Foods Market chocolate chips
– Wilbur Chocolate
– Wild Friends Foods
– YisRoYal (gourmet vegan cookie dough)

  Cannot recommend: companies that would not disclose (no transparency for customers) 
– Choklad Mörk (Ikea)
– The Essential Bite / The Essential Cookie
– General Mills (Nature Valley)
– Glutino
– Good Greens
– The Hain Celestial Group (Rice Dream, Soy Dream, Sunspire, Chocolate Dream, Tropical Source)
– hipo hyfryd
– Indie Candy
– Kinnikinnick Foods
– Lenny & Larry’s
– LUV Ice Cream
– Mondelēz (Oreo)
– Moonstruck Chocolatier
– NuGo – Nutrition to Go
– O’Natra
– Oppenheimer Chocolates U.S.A. Inc
– Pangea brand
– Peanut Butter & Co.
– Pure Matters
– Q.bel Foods
– Recchiuti Confections
– Sainsburys (England)
– Salish Sea Chocolate Company
– Silk (TCBY)
– Sugar Plum Chocolates
– Trader Joe’s
– Udi’s
– Vosges
– Waitrose (England)
– Western Family
– Whole Foods Market Plant Fit Protein

Cannot recommend: companies that did not respond
– Anandamide and Substantial
– Anthon Berg
– Amber Lyn Chocolates
– Amedei
– Amul
– Barbara’s
– barkTHINS
– Ben & Jerry’s
– Benedicks
– Berggold (Germany)
– Betty Lou’s
– Blue Diamond
– Bodylogix®
– Boston Cookies
– Break Brittle
– Califia Farms
– Chatfield’s Chocolates
– Chocholistic
– Christopher Elbow Artisanal Chocolate
– City Girl Country Girl
– Coco Polo
– Considerit Chocolate
– Cybele’s
– Deavas
– Domori
– Double Rainbow Soy Cream
– Droste
– earnest eats
– Eskal Noble Choice (Australia/New Zealand)
– Essy and Bella Chocolate
– Excellent Baron Chocolatier
– Frankly Natural Bakers
– G. Debbas Chocolatier
– Galerie Au Chocolat
– Galler Chocolatier
– Gelateria Naia
– Good Karma
– Green & Black’s
– The Grenada Chocolate Company
– Grimaldi Candies
– Halo (Pro Bar)
– Health Warrior
– Heaven Sent
– Hedonist Artisan Chocolates
– Hu Kitchen Chocolates
– Jade Chocolates
– Kinnerton (EU)
– LÄRABAR
– Laughing Giraffe Organics
– Little Secrets
– LoveRaw Chocolate (EU)
– Maestrani
– Medifast
– Molly Rose Balms
– NadaMoo!
– Nairn’s
– Nana’s Cookie Company
– Nuts.com
– Orgain
– Pacari
– Paskesz Candy Inc.
– Pasteland Chocolate
– Penzey’s
– Peet’s Coffee and Tea
– Prestat (England)
– Puratos
– Pure Fit Nutrition Bars
– Riso Scotti (England, Ireland, Scotland, & Wales)
– Roco Chocolates (England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales)
– Rose City Chocolatier
– Sanitarium (Australia/New Zealand)
– Santa Cruz Organic
– Schmidt’s Deodorant
– Seattle Chocolate Company
– ShaSha Co.
– Spice Pharm
– Sunbiotics
– Superior Natural Foods
– Suzanne’s Specialties
– The Good Bean
– The Nude Spoon (London only)
– The Tea Room
– The Winning Combination
– Tradin Organic
– Two Degrees
– Uncle Eddie’s
– Vantastic Foods Schakalode (EU)
– Wonderfully Raw
– WonderSlim
– Xylitol
– ZenSoy

* Did not respond to F.E.P. but did respond to a customer.

Note: Last Updated June 12, 2016