From CAMP HILL, Pennsylvania
The SOURCE OF ALL OUR FLAVOR Learn how SCHARFFEN BERGER began, and discover how we craft our extraordinary chocolate by sourcing quality cacao from around the world. A WINEMAKER TURNS TO CHOCOLATE SCHARFFEN BERGER Chocolate was founded in San Francisco by chocolate connoisseur Robert Steinberg and winemaker John Scharffenberger in 1996. THE ORIGINS OF CACAO Cacao fruit grows on the Cacao tree, Theoroma Cacao so named in 1753 by botanist Carl Linnaeus. Theobroma is Greek for "food of the gods." THE CRAFT PROCESS We craft the world’s most flavorful chocolate by carefully sourcing our cacao. ENSURING SUSTAINABILITY Our Cacao comes from Rainforest Alliance Certified™ Farms because we recognize the role cacao can play in preserving rainforest biodiversity. RAINFOREST ALLIANCE CERTIFIED™ We can proudly state that all of our SCHARFFEN BERGER Chocolate is made with cacao from Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farms.