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Garoto Chocolate Factory

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Address: Praca Meyerfreund 1, Vila Velha, State of Espirito Santo 29122-900, Brazil (Formerly Fábrica da Garoto)
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+55 27 3320 1708
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Garoto: Brazilian tradition

Chocolates Garoto, located in Vila Velha (ES),...

Garoto: Brazilian tradition

Chocolates Garoto, located in Vila Velha (ES), is one of the 10 largest chocolate factories in the world. The company’s portfolio now has approximately 70 products: from bonbons to tablets, Easter eggs, chocolates for culinary purposes like covertures and cocoa powder, which can be found in more than 50 countries. Some of its best-sellers are the Yellow Box of Assorted Bonbons, the Family Tablets, under the brand Garoto; Baton, Talento and the bonbon Serenata de Amor. Garoto also offers ice cream versions of some of its main brands.

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Fun little trip

We reserved tickets beforehand, and upon arrival, we were given a tour by an energetic guide who took us through a small portion of the massive factory. We saw from the wafer... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 July 2015
Brad S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

We reserved tickets beforehand, and upon arrival, we were given a tour by an energetic guide who took us through a small portion of the massive factory. We saw from the wafer creation, to the packing, only missing how they make the chocolate itself. It was on a scale of 1-5, about 2-3 English speaker friendly. The introduction video had... More 

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Amesville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2014

We wanted to visit the factory, but we did not realize you need a reservation. They were booked for the week! We asked to be put on a waiting list and that is when we met Drieli, a young woman who spoke terrific English. I have the feeling she pulled some strings for us and got us on a tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2014

If you are in Espírito Santo it would be worth the trip. Plan ahead for a tour because they are usually booked.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2012

Don't miss the chance to visit this chocolate factory. The price is extremely low (something like $6.50), and you can see the chocolate making process in detail. You are often within a foot of the machines that assemble the chocolates (i.e. cut the fillings, add wafer to the outside, drip chocolate over the fillings, etc.). They tell you all about... More 

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