swissworld.org - Switzerland's official information portal

swissworld.org - Switzerland's official information portal

Your Gateway to Switzerland

Switzerland and chocolate

Cacao beans (in new window)

Cacao beans© Chocosuisse

Switzerland is a small mountainous country, whose climate is anything but tropical.

It never had any colonies in cocoa-growing countries in South America, or Africa, or anywhere else.

It may seem surprising that it has become one of the world's leading chocolate manufacturers. 

 

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