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Nov 16, 2012 02:33 PM

Valrhona chocolate pearls

Anybody knows where I can find Valrhona's chocolate crunchy pearls in big quantity (500gr)? Chocolats Privilège have them but in small boxes/bags only.

Callebaut Crispearls would do too...

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  1. Have you tried Distribution Aubut? You could download their PDF catalogue.

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    1. re: kpzoo

      Yes, just looked and they don't have it. They have some Valrhona chocolate though, which was not the case last year when I went!

      1. re: Glaff

        If you haven't already, I would call them. They had some a few weeks back.

        1. re: InterFoodie

          Oh ok, maybe their catalogue is not up to date. I'll go have a look this week, thanks!

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      1. Hi Glaff,
        Euro Excellence imports and distributes Valrhona chocolates in Quebec. They are located in Candiac. Not sure if they are open to the public but if not will surely be able to lead you in the right direction. Here is their website:

        Hope this helps.

        1. I didn't know Privilege has the Valrhona Pearls. Last time I tried them (years ago) they seemed to be the callebaut ones. I buy the Callebaut pearls at Aubut. Chocolat-chocolat sells the shimmery powder that can be used to color them. For Valrhona Pearls, I would ask Vrac du Marche (at the Atwater market, I think I have seen them there before). If they don't have and won't order pearls for you, I suggest looking at the Valrhona online shop:

          Edited: Just realized the above website does not ship to Canada even though their homepage says this is the US AND Canada site.

          It seems you can order them at Farinex (pick up at their location) or Lentia.

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          1. re: hala

            Actually it's only written Chocolate Pearls on the package so yeah it could be from Callebaut, but anyway, they just sell it in small boxes.

            Thanks for Vrac du Marché, I forgot about them. I'll try this week before Aubut. Better for me without a car.

            As for the website, I already tried, they do not ship to Canada.

            1. re: Glaff

              Aubut may also have the Valrhona pearls on special order and Vrac du Marche as weel (talk with Carl the owner, he could order them for you probably)

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