Clara e Gigi Padovani

Cioccolato

Le stelle del cioccolato

THE FACTORY

Caffarel
* classic dark gianduiotto Caffarel via Giavanello, 41, Luserna San Giovanni (Turin, Italy) 0121.958111

Domori
* all the tablets and napolitaines, especially the exceptional “Hacienda San Jose 1840” in wooden box
Domori, Piazza Borgo Pila 39, Genova (Italy) 010 537 301 - Factory and company store in None, via Pinerolo 72/74, tel. 011 9863465

Ferrero
* Ferrero Rocher and Nutella, Ferrero, Via M. Cristina 47, Pino Torinese (Turin, Italy), tel. 8152111

ICAM
* organic chocolate bars and dominican napolitaines: ICAM, via Pescatori 53, Lecco Tel. 0341.2901

Novi
* Novi 45% cream of hazelnuts and chocolate bars with hazelnuts: Novi, strada Serravalle 73, Novi Ligure (Alessandria, Italy), Tel. 0143.313311

Streglio
* gianduiotto Streglio, Via Sestriere 116, None (TO), tel. 011.9868311

Venchi
* Nougatine and Chococaviar Venchi, Via Cuneo 45, Castelletto Stura (Cn) tel 0171.791611

*** In addition to these major industrial companies in Italy there are establishments of Barry Callebaut in Verbania Intra (Piemonte, Italy), which produces chocolate for professionals, and Lindt (Varese, Italy). We want to highlight three foreign companies for professional pastry products distributed in Italy.

Carma
* milk chocolate Barry Callebaut AG, Westpark Pfingstweidstrasse 60, Zurich, Switzerland, 0041 43 204 04 04 Barry Callebaut Italy, Viale Milano Fiori 1, Assago-Milano, tel. 02 57514294

Felchlin
* dark chocolate, Max Felchlin AG, Bahnofstrasse 63, Schwyz, Switzerland, tel 0041 41 8196575 Distributor in Italy: Maison Dolci, corso Unione Sovietica 560, Torino, Tel. 011.3409819

Valrhona
* topping dark chocolate and tablets millésimé Valrhona, quai du général de Gaulle 8, Tain l’Hermitage, France, 0033 4 75079090 Valrhona Itlay, Piazza Gerusalemme 7, Milan, 02 317 336

THE CRAFT

The ‘gianduiotto valley’: Turin and Piedmont

Barbero
* ”baci" Cherasco Cherasco (CN), Via Vittorio Emanuele 74, tel. 0172.488373

Bessone
* Cuneesi with rhum, Santuario di Vicoforte (Cuneo, Italy), Via Francesco Gallo 19, tel 0174.563312

Giordano
* hand cut gianduiotto, Turin, Piazza Carlo Felice 69, tel. 011.547121

Giraudi
* Giacometta cream, chocolate salami and chocolate tools, Castellazzo Bormida (Alessandria, Italy), Via Liguria 26 / a, tel. 0131.275563

Gobino
* gianduiotti, spreads, hazelnut chocolates and spicy pralines, Turin, Via Cagliari 15 / a, tel. 011.2476245

Leone
* Gianduja cream tube in Turin, corso Regina Margherita 242, 011.48.47.59

Peyrano
* extruded gianduiotto Torino, Corso Moncalieri 47, tel. 011.6602202; Corso Vittorio Emanuele 76, tel. 011.538765

Pfatisch
* all chocolate spreads Turin, Via Sacchi 42 tel 011 5683962

Ravera
* ‘kisses’ chocolates Ravera Cherasco The Tuscan Chocolate Valley Amedei

* all single origin dark chocolate bars from Pontedera (PI) Via San Gervasio, 29, tel. 0587.484849

De Bondt
* tea, spicy pralines and bars Pisa, Lungarno Pacinotti 5, Pisa Tel 050 3160073 lab with direct sales: Via Sant ‘Antioco, 31, Visignano, Cascina - Pisa tel. 050 779042

Catinari
* pralines and work tools Agliana (Pt), via Provinciale 378, tel. 0574.718506

Mannori
* pralines and Seven Veils Pie, Prato, Via Lazzerini 2, tel. 0574.21628

Slitti
* milk chocolate bar and spreads Via Francesca Sud, 1268, Monsummano Terme (Pt), Tel 0572 640 240

Trinci
* chocolate bars Cascine di Buti (PI), via Sarzanese Era 184, tel. 0587.722026


The Trinacria Valley (Sicily)

Antica Dolceria Bonajuto
* chocolate bars from Modica and “ ‘mpanatigghi”, Modica (Rg), Corso Umberto I, 159, 941 225 0932

Donna Elvira
* chocolate bars form Modica and “ ‘mpanatigghi”, Modica (Rg), Via Risorgimento, 32 Modica, 764 359 0932 Coffee

Sicily
* chocolate ice cream Noto (Sr), Corso Vittorio Emanuele 125, 0931.835013

OTHER ‘SWEET’ ADDRESSES IN ITALY

Offelleria Rizzati
* pumpkin’s cupcakes and beer chocolates Cocomaro di Focomorto (Fe), via Ginestra 194, tel 0532 742 173

Maglio
* milk chocolate bars Maglie (Le), by Peter Refolo, 6, 427 444 0836