Born and raised in Liege, Belgium, your chocolatier was surrounded by chocolate houses and confectioners. Driven by the search of this flavor, this heritage of unique delicate luscious sensual long-lasting tender and wild nuttiness, the Chocolats Meurens are handmade in New York City with the best of belgian traditions: truffles and pralines.
Not only dark chocolate, but also milk which can be very intense, and white that can be so fresh it tastes like ice cream.
Sweet, filled with real things: nuts, fruits, creams, caramel.
Not industrial, this is personal.
Made in Brooklyn, by a musician who came to New York with a saxophone, some clothes and a few pounds of chocolates which all melted on the way from the airport. It was the middle of August, 51°F/11°c in Belgium and 99°F/37°c in New York.
It was the beginning of a quest. a quest for life and the chocolate soon became not only a comfort food, the "food from home", it also created enthousiasm and sparkles in the eyes of the people who would come around his way. And after years of refining his personal craft the decision was taken to take into account that both mother and father's families where in the business (ice cream and fruit syrups respectively) and that it was time to honor these lovely traditions, and enter the fabulous world of sweet creations...