Maison CAILLER – World of Chocolate

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For almost two centuries, Switzerland’s oldest chocolate manufacturer has been producing its incomparable chocolate at Maison CAILLER in the picturesque Gruyère region. This family business from western Switzerland carefully monitors every step of the production process, from the cocoa bean to the carefully packaged chocolate. The quality of CAILLER chocolate is paramount, which is why only natural and high-quality ingredients are used.

Maison Cailler / Photo Brigitte Heller

Maison Cailler / Photo Brigitte Heller

A close partnership with around 50 farmers from the region makes it possible to source the fresh milk for CAILLER chocolate from happy cows grazing in the pastures around Broc. In addition, all the cocoa beans used at Maison CAILLER come from the Nestlé Cocoa Plan, a program for sustainable cocoa production. These beans are grown and harvested according to the highest quality standards.

CAILLER chocolate carries the UTZ certificate, which means that it meets the strict requirements of the UTZ program for sustainable cultivation and social responsibility. Another outstanding feature is that the chocolate contains no palm oil, which contributes to a more responsible and environmentally friendly product.

Maison Cailler / Photo Brigitte Heller

Maison Cailler / Photo Brigitte Heller

Visit to the Cailler factory

Don’t you dream of visiting a chocolate factory? Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of chocolate production and enjoy the tantalizing aroma in the air at the famous Cailler of Switzerland (Nestlé) chocolate factory in Broc near the town of Gruyeres.

During an interactive tour, you have the unique opportunity to experience the entire chocolate production process in a factory in full operation. This informative tour takes you through the history of the site, from its foundation in 1898 to the present day.

The tour takes you to the gallery, where you will gain further insights into the fascinating history of Cailler. You will then embark on a journey back to the origins of cocoa and experience the highlight of the visitor center: the Cailler Show. In this walk-through theater, the origins of chocolate, the creation of the factory and the history of Maison Cailler are brought to life with spectacular backdrops and impressive light and sound effects.

This captivating multimedia presentation takes you on an immersive journey into the world of chocolate. After the tour, you will be taken to a modern industrial warehouse filled with raw materials for chocolate production.

Finally, the highlight awaits you: a tasting of Cailler’s most important products. In the factory store, you will also find the entire Cailler of Switzerland range to satisfy your chocolate cravings and take home some delicious souvenirs.

Video Maison Cailler Chocolate Factory Switzerland

Maison Cailler Chocolate Factory Switzerland

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