Tag Archives: Musée du Chocolat

Exhibit: Early lithographs of French chocolatiers

An exhibit of French chocolate posters from the late 1800s and early 1900s is currently on display at Paris’s chocolate museum, Le Musée Gourmand du Chocolat. The prints on display as part of Images Exquises (exquisite pictures) are from the private collection of Guido Odin and his son Sammy, founders of the Musée de la Poupée … Continue reading Exhibit: Early lithographs of French chocolatiers

Exhibit: Chocolate and Health

Most chocolate lovers will agree that eating chocolate feels good. But did you know that quality dark chocolate is also good for you? An upcoming exhibit at Paris’s Choco-Story, Le Musée Gourmand du Chocolat entitled Chocolat et Santé (Chocolate and Health) will explore the health benefits of dark chocolate. From boxes of medicinal chocolate and … Continue reading Exhibit: Chocolate and Health

Gourmet chocolate museum opens in Paris

Paris now has its very own chocolate museum. Choco-Story, “the gourmet chocolate museum,” officially opened on February 5. The museum retraces the 4,000-year-old history of cocoa through displays and artefacts and explains chocolate-making techniques with demonstrations and tastings. Ironically, Paris’s first chocolate museum is privately owned and operated by the Van Belle family of Belgian chocolatiers. … Continue reading Gourmet chocolate museum opens in Paris