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responsibly sourced

our chocolate is fair trade certified, and we only partner with those who share our joy for quality ingredients, sustainable farming & ethical business practices.

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award winning

we use recipes in a kitchen, not formulas in a lab. our 8 sofi awards speak to our truly unique flavor profiles.

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premium chocolate

our confections are crafted with a proprietary blend of ultra-premium chocolate, featuring the coveted flavor profile of Venezuelan cacao.

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handcrafted in USA

our chocolate is handmade with close attention to each small batch in our carlsbad, ca joy factory. come visit us!

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Chuao's mini chocolate bars

wedding & party favors
sweeten your wedding, baby shower, or tea party with a favor that will delight the senses. try fan favorites like sprinkle dreams, honeycomb, or shop our gift assortments for a variety.

upgrade your s'mores
our 2-inch mini bars are perfectly sized to top your summer s'mores while giving the classic campfire dessert a flavorful upgrade. the perfect treat for foodies with a sweettooth!


the joy of quality

we delight in providing joy through high-quality, decadent chocolate experiences. that's why our chocolate factory, where we handcraft every small batch, is named the joy factory.

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Chocolate caramel pie

luscious chocolate and caramel combine in this decadent recipe that takes just 15 minutes to make! impress your guests with this mouth-watering pie they'll be savoring to the last bite.


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