Chuao Chocolatier Unveils New California Collective

SAN DIEGO– Chuao Chocolatier, maker of culinary-driven, Fair Trade Certified chocolate today launches its latest innovation, the California Collective. A completely new, decadent line of chocolate bars, the Collective brings a premium indulgence at a sought after, accessible price point in five delicious flavors embodying the essence of California living.

The California Collective includes five sunny coast-inspired flavors that celebrate the spirit of Chuao’s home state, from the sunshine to the shoreline. Crafted with a premium blend of Fair Trade Certified chocolate, varietals include:

  • Sun Kissed Coconut: Your personal pocket full of sunshine with crunchy almonds and toasted coconut chillin’ out in milk chocolate.
  • Pool Party Pretzel: Dive into deliciousness with crushed pretzels and crunchy toffee in a pool of sweet milk chocolate.
  • Salted Caramel Dreamin’: Live out your west coast fantasy with sweet caramel toffee and sultry sea salt in creamy milk chocolate.
  • Sea Salt Surf: Take your taste buds on a seaside getaway, where savory sea salt swims in waves of rich dark chocolate.
  • Bright & Sunny Honey: Escape to California, where awesome almonds and bits of crunchy honey toffee play all day in rich dark chocolate.

“Our goal was to capture the California spirit—salty ocean breezes, sun-kissed beaches and those creative Cali vibes—within each of the flavors,” shares Chef Michael Antonorsi, Chuao Chocolatier’s co-founder & master chocolatier. “The California Collective is my sweet way of sharing it all with you.”

Chuao Chocolatier’s new California Collective is available online at for $2.99 per bar. A curated selection of the brand’s signature line of bars can also be found at fine grocery and specialty retailers nationwide, as well as the brand’s southern California boutique and

About Chuao Chocolatier

Chuao Chocolatier was co-founded in 2002 by Venezuelan Master Chocolatier Chef Michael Antonorsiand his brother Richard Antonorsi. Named a Top 10 Chocolatier in North America by Dessert Professional Magazine, Chuao Chocolatier is on a mission to share joy with the world through deliciously engaging chocolate experiences. Committed to creating sophisticated, award-winning flavors using a proprietary blend of premium, Fair Trade Certified chocolate and high-quality ingredients, Chuao crafts chef-inspired chocolates in an exceptional assortment of flavor combinations. To find your joy, visit

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