5 Canadian chocolatiers making bitter & sweet magic

Honorable Mentions

The following chocolate shops are worth mentioning because, well, they’re making delicious chocolate!


Vancouver, British Columbia with locations across BC, Alberta & Ontario

Most famous for its cute chocolate hedgehogs, they sell a wide selection of specialty and filled chocolates from almost 60 locations in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.

Hummingbird Chocolate Maker

Almonte, Ontario

These small-batch single-origin chocolate bar makers won six awards at the Academy of Chocolate Awards.Try their Honey Lavender bar, made from Ottawa Valley honey and Prince Edward County lavender.

Rheo Thompson

Stratford, Ontario 

You’ll find traditional handmade cream-center chocolates and signature flavour combinations, like the Mint Smoothie at Rheo Thompson. They have over 43 years of experience and it shows.

Palette de Bine

Mont Tremblant, Quebec

Using beans sourced from all over the world, Palette de Bine makes micro-batches of chocolate bars to critical acclaim – their 70% dark chocolate bar won gold at the International Chocolate Awards.

Anne of Green Gables Chocolates

Charlottetown, PEI

Book lovers and chocolate lovers will agree that this is one of the best themed chocolate shops on the list. All of the Anne of Green Gables Chocolates are sold in boxes, with themes inspired by L.M. Montgomery’s famed character. You can find Bosom Buddies, Marilla’s Truffles and even Cow Chips – fresh PEI potato chips covered in milk chocolate.

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