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Callebaut Gianduja source in Vancouver?

YVRChow Mar 15, 2012 07:41 PM

Does anybody know a place that sells Callebaut Gianduja chocolate in smaller chunks/pieces? The chocolate I am talking about is this one: http://www.chocolatesource.com/produc...

They used to offer this at a place called Yoka's in Kits. But when they closed I lost the source. Any ideas where to find it in town?

Thank you!

  1. g
    Georgia Strait Mar 15, 2012 08:58 PM

    if you are in BBY (Canada Way and Boundary), i would always depend on Charlies Chocolate Factory - they are an old family business from the pre-expo genuine Vancouver area days - and have always used Callebaut product that i am aware of.

    BTW - there was a discussion on this board about "vancouver food souvenirs" and several people were talking about "almond butter crunch"

    some people on the thread (link below) call it brittle but i think they are talking of diff product -- http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/792156

    well, the best ABC i have ever tasted was from Charlies - now that was a few years ago but maybe they still dip in your choice of dark / light choc.

    they also make very traditional European holiday molded hollows and solids (used to be tin molds with the silver lining - not sure how done now) ... and the BIGGEST bunny ever (he is made in several parts and the chocolatiers have to assemble him with more choc


    there's also a location in coquitlam -- i used to find their "house" packaging a little predictable - but it's easy to adapt to your own standard.


    3 Replies
    1. re: Georgia Strait
      YVRChow Mar 16, 2012 08:42 AM

      Thank you both for these tips. I will soon have gianduja heaven once again!

      1. re: YVRChow
        kinnickinnik Mar 16, 2012 09:51 AM

        I think Gourmet Warehouse may have as well - it's been a while since I've been so not too sure.

        1. re: kinnickinnik
          YVRChow Mar 16, 2012 07:41 PM

          Once again, thank you for the tips! I picked up a nice 500 gram block today for around $10. I'm excited to have new sources!

    2. k
      kinnickinnik Mar 15, 2012 08:20 PM

      Galloway's sells it in various sizes

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