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Chocolaterie De L'Opera



HB Ingredients has taken the decision, that with effect from 1st July 2010, we will no longer sell Valrhona Products.
We have been associated with Valrhona for about 3 years, but have always had restrictions which have held back our ability to offer the complete range throughout all sectors where we operate. Principally Valrhona have been reducing the amount of Foodservice Distributors they have in the UK and we have never been permitted to sell their products to our customers in this sector.

Obviously we do sell Chocolate from other suppliers, however until now we have not been satisfied that there are better alternatives to the highly reputed Valrhona range. In setting up and developing the concept, we were fortunate to open discussions with Chocolaterie De L'Opera and are now delighted to announce that we have been appointed their Exclusive Partner for the UK Market.

The company was started 15 years ago by the de Loisy family, who have an enviable pedigree, in that the family originally founded and developed Valrhona. The new venture was built around the passion and belief that Oliver de Loissy has in sourcing the best premium Cocoa from various origins to make superior couvertures with unique aromas and flavours. The provenance of all the beans have clear traceability and a known ‘vintage'.

We share the belief that for too many years, the Chocolate Industry has standardised aroma & taste through blending beans from many sources. The unique ‘personality' of Cocoa grown in different regions and countries from around the world should be celebrated and enjoyed and so we are delighted to bring you the Chocolaterie de L'Opera range, so discerning Chefs and Artisans can select from a genuine choice of different chocolates....

We have produced a list of very broad comparable products and will be delighted to supply Samples and Specification Sheets from this new and exciting range.


Contact us at or our Customer Services Team on 0844 32 44499



HB Ingredients
Cocoa House, 22 Bell Lane,Bellbrook Industrial Estate,
Uckfield East Sussex. TN22 1QL.
Sales order hot-line:+44(0)844 32 44 499
Enquiries:+44(0)845 88 00 799 Fax:+44(0)845 88 00 833